MORE RETAILERS, VENDORS START EMBRACING RFID

NEW YORK -- As retailers and produce vendors learn how to use radio frequency identification tracking technology to streamline the supply chain, they're likely to see plenty of payoff. The technology has the potential to get produce from point of origin to the kitchen table faster, and that means fresher fruits and vegetables for everybody.Two leading retailers, Wal-Mart Stores and Albertsons, are

NEW YORK -- As retailers and produce vendors learn how to use radio frequency identification tracking technology to streamline the supply chain, they're likely to see plenty of payoff. The technology has the potential to get produce from point of origin to the kitchen table faster, and that means fresher fruits and vegetables for everybody.

Two leading retailers, Wal-Mart Stores and Albertsons, are rolling out RFID case- and pallet-tagging programs that include produce and other fresh

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