Category Archives: GS1

Economics of Traceability

Food Safety News reported that we have by now 630 cases of Cyclospora infections in 22 states in a little over 2 months and the source of the outbreak has not been located yet with certainty. In addition, we had … Continue reading

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Horsemeat traceability

I have been following the news about the horsemeat scandal that has hit Europe over the last few weeks. I find the outrage as well as the potential remedies mostly funny, in any case completely detached from reality. We as … Continue reading

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How to get GS1 compliant labels – in 89 simple steps

Over the past couple of weeks I covered the technical standards and aspects of GS1-Labels and the applicable standards for the food industry, as well as the physical challenges of printing and applying labels within the food industry. Well, it … Continue reading

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Labeling within a Food Production Facility

It seems that a lot of people enjoyed my post last week about general bar coding standards for the food industry. As a matter of fact, these standards are already widely implemented within some segments of the food industry. When … Continue reading

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Overview of barcodes in the Food Industry for dummies

A lot of companies approached me over the past few weeks about challenges they had with barcodes. While I wrote already a few items on the topic, I thought to write a general overview for people with the necessary resources … Continue reading

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