How Do GS1 Standards Enable Traceability for Enhanced Food Safety?

Unique identification of products 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.




Fresh Foods Management Solution image

Fresh Foods Management Solution

5 Steps to improved traceability and related benefits

View the solution



GS1 Standards Traceability Video


View all articles and press releases


GS1 Standards for Food Traceability Certificate Course

This online course will help you learn the key principles and best practices used for case-level traceability and how these practices can be implemented by your company and your trading partners.

Learn More >


Sign up for GS1 US industry updates

Get industry information and resources delivered directly to your email inbox. Sign up to receive white papers, standards updates, guidelines, case studies, and more.