COMMUNICATIONS & TRANSPARENCY
Objective - Communicate complete and effective messages about the work of the CTWG to all producers, marketers, exporters and animal health officials so that a full understanding of traceability needs, responsibilities, costs, benefits and liabilities in ensured.
Objective - Identify and evaluate technologies that have the greatest ability to enhance collection and processing of animal identification data at the speed of commerce.
RESPONSIBILITIES & OPPORTUNITIES
Objective - Fully identify and understand the responsibilities at the various levels of the industry regarding identification application, maintenance and reporting in order to evaluate the true costs and benefits of an enhanced traceability system. Provide guidance to all industry segments on implementation of components of an enhanced traceability system and identifying cost-sharing opportunities to minimize impacts at all levels.
Objective - Fully identify and understand all potential liabilities (legal and financial) either created or diminished as a result of an enhanced traceability system so that information may be used to protect all levels of the industry.
DATA STORAGE & ACCESS
Objective - Identify data storage and access options and requirements that have the highest potential to ensure all traceability data is stored and made accessible to authorized users in a secured manner to protect all industry levels.