SALISBURY, N.C. — The Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI) Leadership Council, which oversees the development of the food industry's effort to develop a standard traceability system for produce, has rejected a proposal to alter one of the Initiative’s key technology elements. The Leadership Council recently voted against the short-term use of less detailed, "commodity- or variety-general" base GTINs (global trade item numbers) as an identifier of produce cases moving through the supply ...

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