How Do GS1 Standards Enable Traceability for Enhanced Food Safety?

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.


"For us, it's all about being able to trace products forward to restaurants in order to protect consumers. Their expectations are growing every day to know what’s in the food they’re eating, and be confident that it’s safe."

— DineEquity – Download the case study PDF (188 KB) > 


  • Unique identification of products and the standardized exchange of data about those products enable companies to be prepared for quick and precise recalls. 
  • To learn more, browse our videos, case studies and other resources presented here. Need a solid foundational understanding of GS1 Standards? Learn more about our on-demand GS1 Foundations Online Certificate Course >
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