A new industry guide tells retailers and suppliers how to capture and communicate traceability information for these products, which will become much easier with the adoption of the GS1 DataBar
Driven by high-profile recall cases involving spinach, peppers and other commodities, the produce industry has aggressively addressed the traceability of its products through what is known as the Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI). Now the meat and poultry industry is following suit. The initial step is the publication last month of a free document called “Traceability for Meat and Poultry: U.S. Implementation Guide,” which covers traceability from the supplier/packer to the retail ...
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