TRACEABILITY IN AGRI-FOOD CHAIN
In the alimentary industry the traceability system is meant to document the itinerary of the food from raw material to finished product. The purpose of this system is not limited only to the detection of products that present risk for health, but also represents a basis for quality assurance processes and products. Implementing a traceability system will allow the generalization of application of concept on the entire food chain as well as the implementation of international standards for products encoding in perspective of a globalized market.
Key words: traceability, alimentary chain, product succession