Ensure Food Safety With Global Standards
The food production and supply chains are becoming increasingly global due to geographically dispersed suppliers of ingredients, raw materials and manufacturing facilities.
With growing concerns about food quality and safety, policy makers enforce various regulations and issue directives, including related to efficient product recalls. GS1 India works with government and industry bodies to enable the food sector overcome these challenges and ensure compliance with Regulatory requirements to provide safe and quality food to consumers.
GS1 standards help the food sector overcome several challenges to provide safe and quality food to consumers. Some of the benefits include:
Efficient Expiry Management
Source of Origin Tracing
Below projects are based on GS1 traceability standards.
UNDP and Spices Board India have developed blockchain based traceability solution for Indian Spices which uses global GS1 standards.
Traceability system built by Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) for tracing grapes exported from the country
DOA - Pesticide regulation
GS1 India is working with pesticide manufacturers to help them comply with the Department of Agriculture guidelines to incorporate QR code on the packaging containing information about the product. Read the notification: