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.




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Fresh Foods Management Solution

5 Steps to improved traceability and related benefits

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IPC Subway Case study

Case Study

IPC/Subway Delivers the Promise of End-to-End Traceability Throughout the Subway System. Learn how standardized product data drives operational efficiencies, reduces supply chain costs

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Produce Identification, Barcoding and Traceability. Join us on September 26 at 2PM ET to get the answers from industry leaders who have been spearheading the Produce Traceability Initiative.

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GS1 Standards for Food Traceability 

Attend this course to 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.

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