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Their employment provides information on traceability, and guarantees the quality and product safety

The technology RFID, smart in the containers and packaging labels

Drafting PU01/07/2009

July 1, 2009

Currently, the introduction of smart tags is growing in various sectors, especially in the food, allowing automatically know throughout the chain of supply of a packaging or packaging and detects if the product has been tampered with or crashed. So was highlighted in the Conference on technological innovation, held on 12 and 13 may on the grounds of Fira de Barcelona's Gran Via coinciding with the salons Hispack & Bta.

The advantages of incorporating RFID technology in the packaging industry are increasingly numerous. It not only provides information on the traceability of a packaging or packaging from (the control of receipt of the product to the location in the store) or of stock in real time, etc., but it also ensures their quality and safety.

The RFID solutions minimize the risks of food contamination and optimize the cost and the useful life of the product

In recent years, for example, food and cosmetics sectors implemented this technology in high-end products to fight against piracy. "Through a personalized identifier, these labels can ensure their authenticity and quality against counterfeiting and manipulations, which protects the prestige of the brand and creates an additional economic benefit", explained the director-general of some electronicsJoan Maria Cassany.

RFID label.

In addition, the RFID solutions minimize the risks of food contamination and optimize the costs and the life of the product, allowing "the hygiene control of operators to cold chain monitoring, temperature records and restrictions on access to certain equipment and areas of production lines"He said.

New techniques of conservation and packaging of meat and fish were also discussed.

These are some of the main conclusions of the seminar on technological innovation on 12 and 13 may, organized by the international packaging show, Hispack, and Barcelona food technologies, Bta, in collaboration with the Institut de Recerca i technology Agroalimentàries (Irta).

Among other topics, new techniques of conservation and packaging of meat and fish were also examined and were presented the latest developments in ingredients and food additives and in food refrigeration systems.

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Hispack - Fira de Barcelona