US 11,657,361 B2
Food traceability system and method
Jeanne Duckett, Franklin, OH (US); Michael Schaberl, Munich (DE); and Txus Carrion, Bayern (DE)
Assigned to Avery Dennison Retail Information Services LLC, Mentor, OH (US)
Filed by AVERY DENNISON RETAIL INFORMATION SERVICES LLC, Mentor, OH (US)
Filed on Dec. 20, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/723,027.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/782,739, filed on Dec. 20, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2020/0202294 A1, Jun. 25, 2020
Int. Cl. G06Q 10/08 (2012.01); H04W 4/35 (2018.01); G01N 33/02 (2006.01); G06Q 30/06 (2012.01); G06Q 50/28 (2012.01); G06Q 10/0833 (2023.01); G06Q 10/087 (2023.01); G06Q 30/0601 (2023.01)
CPC G06Q 10/0833 (2013.01) [G01N 33/02 (2013.01); G06Q 10/087 (2013.01); G06Q 30/0623 (2013.01); G06Q 50/28 (2013.01); H04W 4/35 (2018.02)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method of tracing a food product from an origin to an ultimate disposition:
receiving, by a printer having an input screen, at least one food item having a first set of data linked thereto;
transforming, by the printer, the at least one food item into a food product;
generating, by the printer, a second set of data linked to the food product, using the first set of data;
generating, by the printer, traceability information about the food product, using the first and second sets of data;
prepping the at least one food item to create a prepped food item;
calculating an expiration date for the prepped food item;
generating a serial number for the prepped food item;
updating the traceability information for the prepped food item; and
generating a label with the traceability information contained therein.