TSL Farm Management ERP:     Inspired and innovative! TSL Farm Management ERP is a revolution for farm management in the fruit, vegetable, and grain industries; developed from a decade of research of farm management solutions. TSL Farm Management ERP concentrates on core industry challenges including traceability, cost monitoring & control, budgeting, reporting and KPL analysis, and resource and employee accountability. The solution del
Mobile Farm Diary:     The new generation of farmer is informed, at any time, in any location. Access farm tasks in the field any time using any smartphone or tablet. No more writing on scraps of paper or losing notepads with important farming information. Issue access to your chosen employees, and rapidly improve real time farm reporting and information recording. Capturing farming information in the field reduces the risk of erro
Partner Opportunities:     Contact Tenacious Systems today for partnership opportunities in multiple regions.  We are always looking for talented partners that have experience in either traceability, farming, packhouse, I.T. or similar.  Partners operate independently and provide support, installation services, and training services, and are well compensated for their sales and marketing activities.
Packhouse Solutions:   TSL Packhouse Manager provides a flexible solution for the modern packhouse.  TSL Packhouse Manager is extremely flexible and can cater for the subtle differences between each packhouse.  The TSL Packhouse Manager is provided at an exceptionally competitive price, and includes your choice of support, on site or off site training, and on-going upgrades.  Common problems encountered by other solutions are effortles
Traceability for farms and packhouses - PNF:     Traceability in the fresh produce industry has become extremely important in many countries, and of particular interest to farms and packhouse that export fruit and vegetables. Traceability can be easily improved by implementing farm and packhouse management solutions.  Click on the links below to find out more about Tenacious Systems farm and packhouse management software solutions.     TSL Farm Manageme
Farm Inventory:   Reducing waste, shrinkage, and ensuring traceability is critical to low production costs. The inventory module provides a high level of accountability of production materials, allowing multi-site and multi warehouse tracking of all farming materials at all times. Access to accurate stock take information of all farm materials is critical for improving ordering accuracy and cash flow. Shrinkage or waste can
Traceability in the food supply chain:   IMPLEMENTING TRACEABILITY IN THE FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN   Executive Summary The CIES “Implementing Traceability in the Food Chain” document aims to build awareness and provide information to food businesses, enabling them to make the right business decisions regarding traceability. It describes the potential impact of the implementation of a traceability system and provides some recommendations. It is aimed at
Traceability of food products:   Traceability of food products: new EU guidelines to facilitate implementation Guidelines have been agreed between the Commission and the Member States to facilitate the implementation of major requirements in the General Food Law (Regulation 178/2002) that entered into force on 1 January 2005. The Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health, consisting of representatives of the Member States, agreed
EU Food Traceability Guidelines Set:   EU sets out food traceability guidelines The EU has issued new guidelines to facilitate the traceability of food products across all member states. This follows the passing of the General Food Law, which entered into force on 1 January 2005. The Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health, consisting of representatives of the Member States, agreed on this common guidance document to make harm
Food Safety Regulations:   Regulation (EC) N° 178/2002 1 (hereafter “the Regulation”) was adopted on 28 January 2002. One of its objectives is to establish common definitions and to lay down overarching guiding principles and legitimate objectives for food law in order to ensure a high level of health protection and the effective functioning of the internal market. Chapter II of the Regulation seeks to harmonise at Community lev
Food Traceability Systems:   Food  Traceability  Systems Table of Contents Introduction.........................................................................................................................1 0-1 Background history on the original handbook .....................................................1 0-2 Revision of the guidelines: Background and details.............................................1 0-3 Purpos
Traceability :   Traceability European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 – Article 18 · Scope Following several highly publicised food scares in the EU, the need to identify the origin of foodstuffs is central to ensuring rapid withdrawal of food from the EU market. To facilitate this, any food which has been placed on the market, but is unfit for human consumption, or is likely to injure human health,
Maximum Residue Levels (MRL's):   Maximum residue levels in pesticides European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 396/05/EC · Scope This legislation seeks to provide for fixing pan-EU harmonised maximum pesticide residue levels (MRLs) in or on fruits and vegetables. Harmonised MRLs eliminate barriers to trade and increase transparency of these trading parameters to ensure equal competition on the EU internal market and a high
Pesticide Residue Sampling:   Pesticide residue sampling: Commission Directive 2002/63/EC · Scope The rules laid down herein are based on those of Codex Alimentarius Commission to ensure pesticide maximum residue levels are not exceeded in products.  The procedures ensure that any pesticide monitoring is conducted in a harmonised manner both within and among EU Member States. · Sampling In order to obtain a representative sampl
Organisms harmful to plants:   · Scope This Directive arises as a result of the importance of plant production in the Community and of the potential detrimental way that harmful organisms effect crop production. One of the most important aspects is the listing of all harmful organisms, whose introduction into Member States is prohibited. Also, provisions for restrictions on the introduction of certain plants and plant products
Fruit & Vegetable labelling:   · Scope The use of lot numbers is a key aspect of traceability. A lot number allows any product deemed a hazard to health or which is unfit for consumption to be identified and subsequently withdrawn from the market, in accordance with General food law. · Definition A lot is a batch of sales units of a foodstuff produced, manufactured or packaged under practically the same conditions. ·
Food Law:   General principles of food law: European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 Amended by: European Parliament and Council Regulation No 1642/2003/EC of 22/07/2003 Commission Regulation No 575/2006/EC of 7/04/2006   · Scope The main objective of European food law is to protect both the health and interests of the consumer. Consumer health is assured
Fruit & Vegetable Traceability:   Produce traceability makes it possible to track produce from its point of origin to a retail location where it is purchased by consumers. Produce traceability is an important link in protecting public health since it allows health agencies to more quickly and accurately identify the source of contaminated fruit or vegetables believed to be the cause of an outbreak of foodborne illness, remove
Fruit & Vegetable Traceability:   Produce traceability makes it possible to track produce from its point of origin to a retail location where it is purchased by consumers. Produce traceability is an important link in protecting public health since it allows health agencies to more quickly and accurately identify the source of contaminated fruit or vegetables believed to be the cause of an outbreak of foodborne illness, remove
Hygiene of fruit and vegetables:   Hygiene of foodstuffs: In 2004, the European Parliament and Council reached an agreement on a new legislation for the hygiene of foodstuffs. This new regulation will have an impact on hygiene conditions applicable for the fresh produce sector. The new legislation will be applicable in the EU as of 1 January 2006 (European Parliament and Council Regulation 852/2004/EC on hygiene of