To keep up on food labeling rules
The new rules defining GDSN Major Release 3 offer additional functions in data standards that that will speed up product data synchronization projects, while ensuring quality and flexibility. The new standard should be operational in May 2016.
GDSN Major Release 3 goes into production during the month of May, whereafter all the GDSN Data Pools must give up the standards previously used in their communication and validation processes. Coinciding with this GS1 International downtime, EDICOMData will migrate all users between 2 and 12 May 2016.
Food product sales via Internet must comply with European Regulation 1169 for optimum supply chain management
Regulation 1169/2011, launched in December last year, ensures food security through a more reliable labelling in online stores too
Since the end of 2014, as a preventive public health measure, food suppliers are required to inform customers about allergens in their products