How Do GS1 Standards Enable Traceability for Enhanced Food Safety?

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.

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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.

Applying GS1 Standards to Support FSMA 204

Applying GS1 Standards to Support FSMA 204

This implementation guideline was prepared by the GS1 US FSMA 204 Workgroup to assist the United States’ food industry with implementing GS1 Standards for traceability and specifically to help meet the requirements outlined in the Final Rule.

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Fresh Foods Management Solution

5 Steps to improved traceability and related benefits


GS1 Standards for Food Traceability

Learn key principles and best practices used for case-level traceability and how they can be implemented.

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