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Global collaboration on counterfeit labeling needed

Global collaboration on counterfeit labeling needed

Experts from the Global Food Traceability Center have called for a renewed focus on security and standardization in supply chain traceability and food labeling to reduce the risks represented by fraud and counterfeit products. Read More
Where does the true value in product traceability lie?

Where does the true value in product traceability lie?

For manufacturers, optimizing traceability in the supply chain can have ambiguous value. A recent infographic by Brady focuses on tracking where traceability provides value, and how manufacturers can best leverage it. In most cases, this value lands squarely in recall processes. Read More
Traceability part of Latin America's retail reforms

Traceability part of Latin America’s retail reforms

Consumer purchasing power is on the rise across the globe and Latin America is no exception. Read More
New work group focused on supply chain traceability and security

New work group focused on supply chain traceability and security

Rx-360, a pharmaceutical supply chain security group, has formed a new collaborative work group focused on serialization and track and trace legislation evolving on a global scale. Read More
India sets new deadline for export barcode regulation

India sets new deadline for export barcode regulation

India's Directorate General of Foreign Trade has set a new deadline for barcode compliance on pharmaceutical exports of April 2015. Previously, the deadline had been July 2014, but was set back indefinitely due to challenges in bringing all primary packaging barcodes up to GS1 standards. Read More
EU medical device laws to change, with focus on transparency

EU medical device laws to change, with focus on transparency

The European Union's medical device regulations are contained in three separate directives, but new guidelines have been  proposed that would increase the focus on transparency in the supply chain and enhancing consumer trust. Read More
EU ranks highest in food traceability standards

EU ranks highest in food traceability standards

A new report ranked food traceability and label regulations in 21 nations, ranking them from best to worst. Read More
Contaminated milk quickly recalled thanks to traceability system

Contaminated milk quickly recalled thanks to traceability system

The benefits of having a high-quality labeling and traceability system in place were recently highlighted when a dairy in England had to recall some of its milk following contamination with an industrial cleaning product. Read More
Whole Foods accused of understating sugar content in food

Whole Foods accused of understating sugar content in food

Whole Foods is the latest company hit with a class action lawsuit over product labeling, with customers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Massachusetts accusing the grocer of understating the amount of sugar in its 365 Everyday Value brand Greek yogurt. Read More
Global collaboration on counterfeit labeling needed

Global collaboration on counterfeit labeling needed

Experts from the Global Food Traceability Center have called for a renewed focus on security and standardization in supply chain traceability and food labeling to... Read More
Where does the true value in product traceability lie?

Where does the true value in product traceability lie?

For manufacturers, optimizing traceability in the supply chain can have ambiguous value. A recent infographic by Brady focuses on tracking where traceability provides value, and... Read More
Traceability part of Latin America's retail reforms

Traceability part of Latin America’s retail reforms

Consumer purchasing power is on the rise across the globe and Latin America is no exception. Read More
New work group focused on supply chain traceability and security

New work group focused on supply chain traceability and security

Rx-360, a pharmaceutical supply chain security group, has formed a new collaborative work group focused on serialization and track and trace legislation evolving on a... Read More
India sets new deadline for export barcode regulation

India sets new deadline for export barcode regulation

India's Directorate General of Foreign Trade has set a new deadline for barcode compliance on pharmaceutical exports of April 2015. Previously, the deadline had been... Read More
EU ranks highest in food traceability standards

EU ranks highest in food traceability standards

A new report ranked food traceability and label regulations in 21 nations, ranking them from best to worst. Read More
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