Latest Updates for the Fresh Produce Industry

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… The Food and Drug Administration has proposed new traceability rules that seek elevated record-keeping for many fresh produce items, from all fresh-cut products to leafy greens and tomatoes. Starting Sept. 23, there will be a 120-day public comment period on the new rule through the Federal Register. A draft is available for viewing until then. The rule is a key component of the FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety and implements the long-awaited Section 204 of Food Safety Modernization Act. Learn more… <Source: The Packer September 21, 2020>

September’s Software Updates for Produce Industry Software

PICS WaudWare logoRemember, Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software is available by monthly subscription. Contact us for details and your free PICS software demo. Here are the improvements we made PICS during September:

  • Added a running balance column to the customer statement info inquiry. In doing this, we also changed the sort order so it goes from oldest at the top to newest at the bottom. This makes it easy to see how much they owe after each unpaid voucher.
  • Added a few more costing calculation programs which work by weight and/or storage units.

Learn more about PICS – software for the fresh produce industry today! Discover Standard Features and Add-On Modules that come with PICS, WebPICS and Other PICS Components and Server Options. You’ll be glad you did. Book your free demo and produce industry business consultation with WaudWare president, F. Charles Waud today! Enlightenment awaits.