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USDA Cold Chain Improvement Efforts Continue to Address Global Need

Every year, billions of dollars of perishable foods are lost globally due to product spoilage and damage—losses that could be avoided through improvements in supply chain handling, storage, and distribution. “Cold chain” is a shorthand term encompassing all the critical steps and processes that food and other perishable products must pass through to ensure they reach the end-user in a safe, wholesome and high-quality state.... Read more