Why food industry should use technology to replace handwritten labels
Correct food labelling has been an ongoing concern for the government. Food
Researchers have chosen a number of food providers to look at the ways they label food and the efficiency of the process including food rotation, preparation and expiration dates.
The results led to the conclusion that food labelling needs to be more accurate. Handwriting takes time and can be misread if not clearly written. Furthermore, according to the latest food regulations, food menus and grab-and-go food should have allergens, calorie and nutrition information clearly presented on a label.
It is important to stay up to date and share findings of the research why handwritten labels should be replaced by digital ones.
On the handwritten
Using handwritten labels can be confusing at times. Certain pens take
The biggest risk is to make someone sick due to poor food labelling. “Use by” dates are vital in the food industry, so correct date marking is a must. Handwritten dates can be difficult to read and if the food is out of date but was served by accident it can lead to sickness.
Food safety issues can cause financial loss to a brand that may have taken years to grow as well as health problems to customers. To deal with someone who becomes sick
Automation is the solution
Since food labelling became a central part of the food industry,
Food labelling and rotation in the kitchen have to be very accurate. Kitchens tend to be extremely busy, so using the latest software that automates labelling is a time and costs saver.