Using Quality Management Systems to Meet Food Traceability Requirements of the Bioterrorism Act of 2002

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2008-11-01
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Mosher, Gretchen
Laux, Chad
Hurburgh, Charles
Mosher, Gretchen
Hurburgh, Charles
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Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
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The events of 9/11 intensified concerns about the safety of food. Legislation requirements for food traceability present challenges for US grain handlers in meeting new regulations of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (Iowa Grain Quality Initiative, 2006). With the goal of protecting the US food supply, the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (known as ‘the Act’).

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The paper, "Using Quality Management Systems to Meet Food Traceability Requirements of the Bioterrorism Act of 2002" (Chad M. Laux, Charles R. Hurburgh, Jr. and Gretchen A. Mosher), as published in the Proceedings of the NAIT 2008 Conference (2008 NAIT Annual Conference, Nashville, TN, November 18–22, 2008)" is a copyrighted publication of ATMAE, the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, 1390 Eisenhower Place, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 This paper has been republished with the authorization of ATMAE, and may be accessed directly from the ATMAE website at http://atmae.org/index.php/conference-20#pastconfpaper .

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