author={Brian L. Buhr},
  journal={Journal of food distribution research},
  • B. Buhr
  • Published 1 November 2003
  • Business
  • Journal of food distribution research
The traditional food supply chain is arranged as a complex array of producers, handlers, processors, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. As the food supply chain grew in complexity over time, little emphasis was placed on preserving information regarding the origin of raw materials and their transformation, often by multiple handlers, into consumer-ready products. This paper provides case illustrations of the implementation of information systems for support of traceability in Europe… 

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