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Overwaitea Food Group Requests Your Participation in GS1 Canada Product Recall

February 23, 2012

Overwaitea Food Group is pleased to announce its engagement in GS1 Canada Product Recall for
. Developed by industry, for industry, this online communication tool accelerates and simplifies the exchange of recall information between businesses using global GS1 standards. Overwaitea Food Group requests your participation in this service.

If you have not already done so, please register to use GS1 Canada Product Recall for Grocery by
March 30, 2012.

Overwaitea Food Group has expanded its existing ECCnet Registry vendor terms and conditions of trade to include GS1 Canada Product Recall for Grocery. Overwaitea Food Group also updated its recall policy to include use of this tool to receive product recall notifications from their vendors. Receiving recall communications through a single, standardized source will further enhance Overwaitea Food Group’s management of the critical information needed to execute recalls with expediency and accuracy.

For more information, go to or contact GS1 Canada at 1.800.567.7084 ext. 3 or by email at

It is critical that, together, we continue to do everything possible to ensure food and product safety, demonstrate this commitment to the public, and protect the integrity of our brands.

Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.


Blendle Scott Debby Atallah

Blendle Scott
Vice President,
Innovation & Supply Chain
Overwaitea Food Group

Debby Atallah
Senior Vice President,
Industry Relations
GS1 Canada