Shipping Frozen Food: The Ins, Outs, and Wherewithal

In this three part series around shipping frozen food freight, we will cover the ins and outs and best practices one must consider when shipping frozen food in order to stay compliant with the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). In this post we will cover the temperatures best practices from origination to destination, sanitary provisions, and traceability of food and technology around traceability. Please let us know in the comment section at the end, your thoughts and additions to the below when shipping frozen food. When it comes to frozen food, this is often referred to as the Cold Chain. A cold chain is a temperature-controlled supply chain, according to Wikipedia.

Temperatures for cold supply chain:

Sanitary Provisions when Shipping Frozen Food

Food traceability when Shipping Frozen Food

Combination RFID and TRACEABILITY when Shipping Frozen Food

In the next part of this series about shipping frozen food freight, we will cover Quality Specifications and export documentation. Remember, if you have any thoughts, please let us know below!

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