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Traceability is the ability to track a product through its supply chain including its creation, transformation(s), depletion, and locations.
Traceability has many use cases including food safety, fraud prevention, supply chain management efficiency, ESG initiatives.
Make your own traceability plan, get sector specific guidance, and more with GFTC’s tools, training, and customized services
Access GFTC’s most recent research and publications. Learn key takeaways and best practices assembled from IFT’s numerous traceability pilots in supply chains ranging from leafy greens to seafood. Discover how the Institute for Food Technologists (IFT) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) developed the Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST) standard for seafood and the latest in its implementation.
Build your traceability knowledge with GFTC’s online courses and on-demand webcasts. Empower your business to tap into the many benefits of traceability with tools like GFTC’s calculator for understanding the ROI of implementation.
Does your organization need specific support? GFTC offers customizable offerings to enhance the traceability capacity of businesses, regulators, and NGOs. Whether you need to design a traceability system for your business, extend a standard and develop communication protocols for a sector, or educate a group with a workshop, training, or other speaking event; GFTC helps a wide range of clients advance in their traceability journeys.
Founded in 2013, GFTC’s staff work with partners around the globe to advance the science and practice of food traceability for a safer, more sustainable food system for all. Learn more about our mission, values, staff, and partners here.