How Do GS1 Standards Enable Traceability for Enhanced Food Safety?

Fresh foods management process

Unique identification of products and locations and the standardized exchange of data about those products enable companies to be prepared for quick and precise recalls.

Businesses, trade associations, industry groups, and regulatory agencies are collaborating to drive consumer confidence in food safety. GS1 US® works with all of these stakeholders to enable product traceability and food safety using GS1 Standards.

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Food Safety Resources

Implementation guides for traceability

Case studies

Education and Training

News and articles

Industry collaboration

Questions? retailgrocery@gs1us.org or foodservice@gs1us.org.

Government need? Email government@gs1us.org.

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