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CIS502 Case 1.1: McCain Foods’ Success Factors: Dashboards, Innovation, and Ethics In no more than 200 words, respond to the following questions regarding Case 1.1. 1. All it takes is one compromised ingredient to contaminate food and to put human lives at risk. Delays in communicating contaminated food increase the health risk and fines for violating the Food Safety Modernization Act. How can the SCM system help McCain Foods reduce the risks related to low-quality or contaminated frozen foods reaching consumers? A successfully implemented SCM system would give McCain the controls necessary to reduce the risk by allowing them to not only have visibility throughout the entire manufacturing and distribution process, but it would allow complete traceability of the product from Purchase Order number down to the date and lot codes. This traceability allows manufacturers to react quickly and implement immediate containment by segregating the effected lot and identifying who may have been affected. Depending when this is identified, it could prevent the final product from ever
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  • Fall '09
  • Marketing, following questions, Customer relationship management, McCain Foods, help McCain Foods, successfully implemented SCM

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