How to secure chilled and frozen meat products

In food retail, stealing meat is a serious issue. Every year millions of pounds disappear from the shelves leading to significant losses. This white paper explains the options of (source) tagging chilled and frozen meat products with dedicated electronic article surveillance (EAS) labels. What are the most important factors that influence the label detection and deactivation, what influence does the shelf life have on the performance of the label and which options are there in terms of label design?

In this guide

Label selection criteria

When securing chilled and frozen products, it is essential to choose an anti-theft label that is fit for the environmental influences.

Microwave-tested labels

Certain EAS labels can cause serious damage when placed into a microwave.

Label application

Key factors to determine which EAS label to use on chilled or frozen products.

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