Harvester Tracking Prevents Contamination

The current romaine lettuce E. Coli outbreak has intensified, becoming the largest in over a decade.

We are currently testing the AllTraq Real Time Location System on harvesters in the field to ensure proper cleaning procedures are followed. Harvesters are equipped with AllTraq receivers that report GPS location and pick up the exact distance of equipment and workers tagged with RFID devices. This allows us to see how close workers and equipment are to the harvester and for how long.

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