Flex Alert is developing RFID Sensors to alert manufacturers, consumers and distributors to the presence of toxins in: coffee beans, dried nuts, seeds, wine barrels and fresh fruit.
Flex Alert, with Vancouver-based partners, has developed a solution for the detection of toxins in packaged foods throughout the supply chain. Flexible RFID tags are combined with packaging to visually alert distributors and consumers to toxicity.
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Already successful and patented for E. coli and Salmonella, Flex Alert biosensors are under development for the testing of aflatoxins and other pathogens. Aflatoxins have been strongly associated with liver damage and cancer.
- E. coli
- Cork taint (TCA)
- Powdery mildew
Wireless Realtime Monitoring
The core of this technology is the deposition of anti-toxins on plastic materials. Biosensors are connected to a wireless network for real time monitoring. Early detection allows farmers and manufacturers to take preventive measures.