Product-Recall Portal to Launch This Summer

In response to the estimated 900 product recalls that have taken place in the past 18 months, the Food Marketing Institute and GS1 US plan to launch an online portal by late summer that is designed to allow rapid and secure communication of standard recall information between manufacturers and retailers. Called the Product Recall Collaboration Zone, the portal will offer a single alternative

DALLAS — In response to the estimated 900 product recalls that have taken place in the past 18 months, the Food Marketing Institute and GS1 US plan to launch an online portal by late summer that is designed to allow rapid and secure communication of standard recall information between manufacturers and retailers.

Called the Product Recall Collaboration Zone, the portal will offer a single alternative to the hodgepodge of methods — such as phone calls, faxes, emails and press re

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