A Guide to Sensor-Equipped RFID Tags

By Mary Catherine O'Connor

Monitoring the temperatures of perishable foods in transit can help keep them fresh and safe. Here's what you need to know to choose the best solution for your company.

Despite the current locavore trend, many of the perishable foods we consume are not produced locally. For freshness and safety, dairy, meat, poultry, seafood, and fruits and vegetables shipped cross-country or overseas must be monitored closely, to ensure they never fall above or below set temperature ranges. Foods stored and shipped at improper temperatures can lead to waste. "If a grocer turns away an entire truckload of strawberries due to spoilag...

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