Connected sensors track food temperatures in real time
Restaurants, grocery stores, distributors, and other businesses involved in the sale of food are all legally required to ensure a safe food supply for Americans. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 6 Americans get sick from foodborne illnesses every year. Recent outbreaks affecting fresh produce — from romaine lettuce to pre-cut melon — have shaken consumer trust and put the entire industry under increased scrutiny. With the demand for fresh food on the rise, it is critical that food retailers and manufacturers have a stringent plan in place to ensure food safety.