Archive for February 2017

IFPS launches mobile app for PLU codes

Screenshot of the Fresh PLU app

The International Federation for Produce Standards (IFPS) has launched a user-friendly app to help users from across the supply chain to source PLUs. The launch of the app comes at a time when the demand for the voluntary codes, used for price identification at retail point of sale for fresh produce items that are sold…

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Have Your Say: Consultation on proposed Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recently launched a 90-day consultation on the proposed Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. The current consultation follows a preliminary consultation that took place in 2015 that led to a reduction of regulatory burden, based on feedback from small businesses. If you import food or prepare food to be exported…

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