Tag: Traceability

Romaine Lettuce E.Coli Outbreak in US Affirms Importance of Food Safety & Traceability

By | November 29th, 2018

Two days before Thanksgiving, the Food and Drug Administration and the United States issued a multistate E. Coli outbreak in the U.S. linked to romaine lettuce was reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because the government agencies had no idea where the dangerous food was being produced or sold lettuce was pulled […]

Reinhart Foodservice: Discovering, Planning and Marketing with Product Content

By | October 23rd, 2018

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The foodservice industry has been long proponents of GS1 standards to provide greater traceability for products moving through the supply chain. It is the basis of supply chain logistics. The Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) has served as the platform to deliver traceability and supply chain product content, but its potential has been under-utilized – […]

Let’s Get Real! Transparency Totally Transforms Product Content

By | July 31st, 2017

Food contamination costs the food industry $55.5 billion (Fortune 2016). Historically, the foodservice industry has focused on how to manufacture, distribute and sell items. However, in recent years, there has been a shift and product content transparency is a key component driving buyer behavior. Consumers are increasingly active participants in product attribution, basing their purchasing […]

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Product Information

By | June 21st, 2016

Nothing symbolizes summer in America more than the fourth of July. Barbecues, fireworks and flags waving in the breeze are everywhere you turn. The US of A celebrates her 240th birthday this year and honestly America, you don’t look a day over 220! Seriously, have you had work done?? America the Beautiful is taking health and […]

Transforming the Global Healthcare Landscape

By | July 23rd, 2015

Blog originally featured in Supply & Demand Chain Executive business magazine on July 20, 2015. The effects of inaccurate product information across the supply chain are tremendous, particularly in the healthcare industry where its implications can mean the difference between wellness and illness, life and death. In recent years, the impact of flawed product information ricocheted […]