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RFID Knows Where a Product Is and What It’s Doing

Pretend you’re an inspector for the Hawaiian Department of Agriculture and you’ve just arrived to examine several pallets full of produce — bagged spinach, for example.  You know that the ideal temperature for transporting spinach, a particularly fragile green, is 32° F. You also know this spinach has been sitting in a Honolulu warehouse for… Continue Reading

Tracking Food Back to the Field

On today’s grocery shelves, it’s commonplace for produce from all over the world to be displayed side by side, regardless of the season.  It’s not unusual, in fact it’s expected, to see lettuce or tomatoes from California in New England grocery stores even as the snow begins to fall. With produce traveling further than ever… Continue Reading