LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. — GS1 US here affirmed that the Jan. 1., 2010, “sunrise date” for the GS1 DataBar in the United States remains operational despite what was reported in some recent media reports. Jan. 1, 2010, will continue to be the date for all trade-item bar code scanning systems in the U.S. to read GS1 DataBar bar codes, which are being applied to loose produce and coupons and can hold more data than traditional UPC bar codes. GS1 US said that work already under way to prepare for ...

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