PTI Plans Pilot Program, Modifies Milestone Dates

The Produce Marketing Association joined with the Canadian Produce Marketing Association and United Fresh Produce Association to restate the plan for the Produce Traceability Initiative.

NEWARK, Del. — The Produce Marketing Association this week joined with the Canadian Produce Marketing Association and United Fresh Produce Association to restate the plan for the Produce Traceability Initiative.

The goal of the initiative has remained unchanged, but the groups have moved the voluntary deadlines for milestones four and five — which call for the case labeling of produce and the encoding of information on a barcode — to 2011, where they will coincide with mileston

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