Principles of Traceability Principles of Traceability
Contact us to learn more about GS1 Canada 1.800.567.7084

Contact us to learn
more about GS1 Canada
or Email Us

GS1 Canada Logo links home

Principles of Traceability

To create an effective traceability system across the produce industry’s supply chain, trading partners must determine what needs to be traced, such as products, logistics units or shipments, and how to trace them.

What You Will Learn

  • The basic principles of traceability
  • Minimum identification requirements for traceable items
  • How to mark products and cases to comply with the Produce Traceability Initiative

Course Benefits For Your Organization

  • Understand the types of information to collect, keep and share for effective traceability
  • Determine internal and external information requirements
  • Prepare your organization to uniquely identify all your traceable items

Who Should Participate
Growers, packers, repackers, distributors, traders, retailers and foodservice operators
Fee: Complimentary


Register for On-Demand Online Training

To inquire about GS1 Knowledge Centre workshops, please email Please supply your name and the name of the course(s) that interest you.