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Founding Coalition Participants:

GS1 Canada

Leading grocery retailers participate in
GS1 Canada Product Recall

February 10, 2012

We are pleased to announce our support for GS1 Canada Product Recall for Grocery. Developed by industry, for industry, and based on GS1 global standards, this online communication tool simplifies the exchange of recall information between vendors, distributors and retailers. Participation in GS1 Canada Product Recall for Grocery is one more way for our sector to work together to execute recalls and withdrawals with expediency and accuracy.

Our organizations are actively participating in this initiative and we are encouraging all of our partners to join us.

If you have not already joined, you will soon receive an invitation to subscribe to GS1 Canada Product Recall for Grocery. Please follow the instructions provided in the invitation to complete your subscription.

GS1 Canada is available to meet with your organization to provide an overview of this tool and discuss how you will benefit. For more information, go to, or contact GS1 Canada at 1.800.567.7084 ext. 3.

We look forward to your ongoing collaboration to ensure the success of this important undertaking.


Co-op Atlantic Longos Metro
Robert Lemoine Pat Pessotto Pierre Charron

Robert Lemoine
Vice President,
Retail Operations & Food Management

Pat Pessotto
Vice President, Merchandising

Pierre Charron
National Grocery Procurement & Corporate Brands

Overwaitea Foods
Safeway Walmart Canada
Blendle Scott Bill Sexsmith Andrew Ellis

Blendle Scott
Vice President,
Innovation & Supply Chain

Bill Sexsmith
Vice President,

Andrew Ellis
Senior Vice-President,
Supply Chain & Logistics