The Timestrip® Solution
Timestrip Seafood 3°C TTI labels could easily handle the first problem, as they are specially designed for vacuum packaged products. This low oxygen environment keeps products looking fresh until receipt by the end-user.
Moreover, because there is a high risk of Clostridium botulinum toxin growth with vacuum packaging at temperatures above 4-5°C for over 4 hours, they also work as a C. bot prevention tool.
Also, Timestrip Seafood 3°C TTI labels were designed with the FDA guidance in mind, a crucial requirement for the company given that half of its exports are for the US market.
Apart from access to the US market, a related benefit of using an FDA compliance cold chain management tool is that the company is placed on a so-called “Green List”. This means that its products are not detained at receiving US airports and are only checked for temperature.
This benefit is 100% correlated to the Timestrip seafood indicator being in compliance with FDA guidance and means the company’s US customers get to process their received products without any delays.
Also, their use of Timestrip temperature indicators led to more business for the company.