The National Implementing

Food Traceability Program

Food traceability is vitally important for food safety and consumer confidence

The Implementing Food Traceability program is an initiative of Deakin University’s Food Traceability Lab, a grouping of businesses in food supply chains, peak bodies, government agencies and applied industry researchers. The program aims to provide industry guidance and support for achieving end-to-end traceability of food products so they can deliver assurance to consumers and reduce the time and cost to achieve a line of sight along the product’s journey.

We focus on what information to collect and share and how to standardise data formats in line with global data standards, so information systems can share data without integration costs being prohibitive.
Other Guides are under development, all are tested in real industry settings
allowing us to assess gaps in coverage or challenges in implementation.

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