Traceability Efforts to Be Emphasized at Fresh Summit

The Produce Traceability Initiative a joint effort of the Produce Marketing Association, the United Fresh Produce Association and the Canadian Produce Marketing Association has finalized a timeline for the produce industry to implement uniform traceability standards that will incorporate GS1 prefixes and Global Trade Identification Numbers. Growers, packers, processors and retailers will have opportunities

The Produce Traceability Initiative — a joint effort of the Produce Marketing Association, the United Fresh Produce Association and the Canadian Produce Marketing Association — has finalized a timeline for the produce industry to implement uniform traceability standards that will incorporate GS1 prefixes and Global Trade Identification Numbers. Growers, packers, processors and retailers will have opportunities to learn more about the program during PMA's 2008 Fresh Summit Convention and Expos

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