copyright Oscar Calero - "Peke" | Dreamstime Stock Photos & Stock Free ImagesStellar offers five ways an enterprise resource planning system can help food processors comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act.

According to the Jacksonville, Fla.-based design, build, engineering and mechanical services company, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can help with compliance, preventive maintenance, reactive measures, recall management and incident control.

"An ERP [can] efficiently manage the process, allowing for better data collection, analysis, documentation, and reporting tools. Using an ERP program to manage your plant’s food safety program will improve your audit results, reduce food safety-related incidents and investigations, improve product quality and ultimately increase operational efficiencies," says Jim Oko in a blog post on the subject.

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