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Development of a milk transport security system

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  Food Processing Automation Conference Proceedings, 28-29 June 2008, Providence, Rhode Island  701P0508cd.(doi:10.13031/2013.24557)
Authors:   Fred A Payne, Chris Thompson, Brian Luck, James Ryan Moore, Nasrin Tabayehnejad
Keywords:   Keywords: food, security, milk, transport, bulk, tanker

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has targeted bulk food contamination as a focus for attention because it poses a high consequence health threat. The current manual methods used for securing milk during transport are paper intensive and prone to errors. The bulk milk transportation sector needs a security enhancement that will reduce recording errors and enable normal transport activities while providing security. The goal was to develop a milk transport security system to meet these demands; demonstrate it; and transfer the technology to the public.

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