The Center Events

Seafood Expo Global & Seafood Processing Global
Brussels, Belgium - May 6, 2014

Discuss the state of seafood traceability today, and a vision for making it interoperable in the near future.  Learn about best practices, recent pilots, and share your thoughts and concerns about seafood traceability.

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2014 IFT Annual Meeting Pre-Meeting Workshop:
Capturing Business Benefits from Traceability

New Orleans, LA, USA - June 21, 2014
As part of the 2014 IFT Annual Meeting pre-meeting educational opportunities, this workshop features industry experts as they present and compare global food policies and their impact on U.S. food traceability regulations and global market access. Learn how food traceability can protect, not only food safety and public health, but yield positive business benefits like decreasing costs through food waste reduction. A highlight of the workshop will be the preview of an ROI software tool that will give attendees the opportunity to get a personal glimpse of the food traceability investment to payoff ratio.

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GS1 Connect Conference 2014
San Diego, CA, USA - June 11, 2014
Hear how subsectors of fresh foods are progressing on their traceability journey and what opportunities exist for alignment and interoperability. Learn the latest on FSMA, and the resources being developed through the IFT Global Food Traceability Center.

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IUFoST 17th World Congress of Food Science & Technology & Expo
Montreal, Canada - August 19, 2014
Participate in a GFTC-led panel discussion concerning global food traceability regulations, based on results of recent research into the traceability policies and requirements from 20 OECD countries. Discover how business is leveraging both regulatory and voluntary industry requirements to gain the benefits of unique brand equity and increased market share.

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View The Center Launch Event

View video recordings of our speakers, and learn more about why top professionals from Walmart, FDA, CSPI, and The World Bank are supporting this initiative.

Janet Collins, IFT President