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Checking in with the global foodservice standards initiative

Checking in with the global foodservice standards initiative

In October 2009, 55 manufacturers, distributors and operators teamed up to launch the Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative. The goal of adopting global standards — the GS in GS1 — for products is to drive out of the system waste caused by multiple product codes, improve product information for customers and establish a solid foundation for improving food safety and traceability. Britt Wood, vice president of industry programs and services at International Foodservice

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