In food processing the term traceability refers to the recording through means of barcodes, tags & other tracking media, all movement of product and steps within the production process.

In food processing software, traceability systems imply the use of a unique piece of data which can be traced through the entire production flow, linking all sections of the business, including suppliers & future sales through the supply chain.

Turkish seafood sector using up to date and most efficient quality and process control systems for full integration to traceability from Brood Stock up to processed food such as;  BRC: British Retail Consortium, IFS International Food Standards, Global G.A.P ( Global Good Agriculture Practice), HACCP (hazard analysis and critical control point)