Australian Projects

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Food Safety Traceability - Beef A Working Example of the use of EAN Numbering and Barcoding in the Meat Industry with validation by DNA Finger Printing Systems 1999_Oct Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Barcoding, EDI and DNA Tools for Supply Chain Management 2001_Jul Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Uniform Barcoding for Better Management of the Meat Industry Supply Chain 2001_Apr Food Science Australia PDF/PPT
Food Safety Traceability and EAN Numbering, Bar Coding and EDI for Beef By-Products and Co-Product 2002_Nov Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Food Safety Traceability and EAN Numbering, Bar Coding and EDI for Trace 3 Project - EAN / NLIS Integration 2002_Nov Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Sharing data on live animal and carcase measurements 2006_Aug Ben Armstrong PDF/PPT
Analysis of information flows and implementation of an e-business solution for Killarney Abattoir 2006_Aug Des Bowler PDF/PPT
EPC Network Australian Demonstrator Project Report 2006_Jul GS1 and CSIRO PDF/PPT
A comprehensive report on the viability and projected R&D Costs for development of a rigorous tracking and verification system to protect the meat and livestock industry 2006_Sep Scott Austin, Ian Findlay, Michael Burton, id-DNA Pty Ltd, Sunshine Technologies Pty Ltd PDF/PPT
GS1 Integration at Nolan Meats 2006_Sep Timothy Discher, Nolan Meats PDF/PPT
Traceability in the Red Meat Industry 2007_Apr ProAnd Associates Australia Pty Ltd PDF/PPT
Linking live sheep and carcase data via RFID Traditional (non- inverted) chain 2007_Jun Rob Shepard, Ian McFarland, Bill O'Halloran PDF/PPT
GS1 integration along the meat supply chain at Nolan Meats 2008 Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Abattoir sheep carcase tracking system at Hillside Meats 2008 MLA PDF/PPT
Development of a system to improve offal recovery in beef at John Dee 2008 MLA PDF/PPT
Electronic national vendor declaration (eDEC) at Nolan Meats 2008 Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Electronic meat transfer certificate (eMTC) at Nolan Meats 2008 Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Requirements for New Animal Products Traceability Systems 2008_Feb Wondu Business and Technology Services PDF/PPT
Review of RFID (EPC) Technology for Potential Use in Meat Processing and Distribution 2008_Jun Gavin Bonke PDF/PPT
Review of surveillance data capture systems in abattoirs 2008_Jun Andrew Pointon, Jan Jackowiak, Jo Slade and Michael Paton PDF/PPT
ACC Trace 4 2008_Jun ACC PDF/PPT
Australian Red Meat Industry Technical Fact Sheet - Variable Weight Carcase Label 2009 Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Australian Red Meat Industry Technical Fact Sheet - Variable Weight Carton Label 2009 Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Australian Red Meat Industry Technical Fact Sheet - Pallets Labels 2009 Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Australian Red Meat Industry Technical Fact Sheet - the electronic Meat Transfer Certificate (eMTC) 2009 Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Australian Red Meat Industry Supply chain information Standard Projects Example Cost Benefits. 2009 Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Hook/ Skid tracking technology summary 2009 Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Technical Fact Sheet - the electronic Messaging for Cattle and Sheep National Vendor Declaration (eDEC) System 2009 Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Review of Industry Capability GS1 2009_Mar MLA PDF/PPT
Report quantifying the benefits and costs of E-Surveillance Sheep and goats 2009_Mar PDF/PPT
Victorian livestock health surveillance projects 2010 Department of Primary Industries Farm Services Victoria PDF/PPT
The potential value of individual carcase identification and automated chiller sortation for an Australian lamb processor 2010_Feb Greenleaf Enterprises PDF/PPT
eMTC business and technical development 2011_Aug Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Australian Beef Industry Nov11 2011_Nov Price Waterhouse Coopers PDF/PPT
COST BENEFITS OF E-SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM FOR ANIMAL HEALTH MONITORING 2011_Oct AMPC PDF/PPT
Fast facts 2012 Australia's beef industry 2012_Dec MLA PDF/PPT
NSW Sheep Health Monitoring Program 2006-2012 2012_Jul Ian Links, Mark Lyons, Robert Barwell PDF/PPT
Producer profiles on how precision sheep management is achieving accuracy, confidence and on-farm profitability 2013 Sheep CRC PDF/PPT
Consumer Centric Mass Serialisation Platform - AuthenticateIT 2014 AUTHENTICATEIT PTY PDF/PPT
Strategic review of technologies for information management through supply chains 2014_Apr Des Bowler PDF/PPT
Costing Traceability: Who Pays It? 2019_Aug Des Bowler, Sarah Bowler PDF/PPT
The Ethically Driven Consumer: What Does Food Traceability Mean? (Part Two) 2019_June Des Bowler, Sarah Bowler PDF/PPT
Food Traceability and the Impacts of Emerging Technology 2019_May Des Bowler PDF/PPT

GS1 Standards

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Traceability in the supply chain, from strategy to practice 2001_Apr GENCOD EAN France PDF/PPT
Traceability of Beef, Third revised edition 2002 EAN International [now GS1] PDF/PPT
GS1 Standards Document Business Process and System Requirements for Full Supply Chain Traceability GS1 Global Traceability Standard 2012_Nov GS1 PDF/PPT
GS1 Global Meat and Poultry Traceability Guideline, Part 1. The GS1 System 2015_Nov GS1 PDF/PPT
GS1 Made Easy - Global Meat and Poultry Traceability Guideline Companion Document 2015_Nov GS1 PDF/PPT
GS1 Global Meat and Poultry Traceability Guideline, Part 2. Beef Supply Chain 2015_Nov GS1 PDF/PPT
GS1 Global Meat and Poultry Traceability Guideline, Part 3. Lamb and Sheep Meat Supply Chain 2015_Nov GS1 PDF/PPT
GS1 Global Meat and Poultry Traceability Guideline, Part 4. Pork Supply Chain 2015_Nov GS1 PDF/PPT
GS1 Global Meat and Poultry Traceability Guideline, Part 5. Poultry Supply Chain 2015_Nov GS1 PDF/PPT
GS1 Global Meat and Poultry Traceability Guideline Glossary glossary only for meat and poultry relevant terms and definitions 2015_Nov GS1 PDF/PPT
GS1 Global Traceability Standard (Release 2.0) 2017_Aug GS1 PDF/PPT

CSIRO/ Food Science Australia historic Projects

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Effect of hot boning on meat quality 2001_Feb Food Science Australia PDF/PPT
Uniform Barcoding for Better Management of the Meat Industry Supply Chain 2001_Apr Food Science Australia PDF/PPT
Gas bubbles in vacuum-packed meat 2001_Jun Food Science Australia PDF/PPT

Canadian Projects

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Can-Trace Beef Pilot Project Report 2004_Sep Can-Trace PDF/PPT
Food Traceability and Emerging Standards 2005 Norm Cheesman, Director Can-Trace PDF/PPT
Fresh Produce Traceability 2005_Mar CPMA/PMA Traceability Task Force PDF/PPT
LIABILITY AND TRACEABILITY IN AGRI-FOOD SUPPLY CHAINS 2006 JILL E. HOBBS PDF/PPT
Can-Trace Integration Guidelines Final Report April 2006 2006_Apr Michael Miskin, Merit-Trax Technologies Inc. PDF/PPT
Can-Trace Technology Guidelines Technology Guidelines 2006_Mar GS1 Canada PDF/PPT
Canadian Food Traceability Data Standard Version 2.0 2006_May GS1 Canada PDF/PPT
Food Safety One Year later 2009_Jun Magazine Canadian Grocer PDF/PPT
The Global Cattle Cycle 2012_Sep Canfax Research Services PDF/PPT
The Lamb Traceability Project in Alberta (LTP) - Producing Profits with RFID 2013 Alberta Lamb Producers PDF/PPT
TRACEABILITY IS FREE - Competitive Advantage of Food Traceability to Value Chain Management 2013_Aug Martin Gooch, PhD, Brian Sterling, P.Eng. PDF/PPT
North American Industry Guidance for Standard Case Code Labeling for Extended Product Attributes 2013_Jan GS1 Canada and GS1 US PDF/PPT
Canada Meat Market Report June 2013 2013_Jun Steiner Consulting Group PDF/PPT

Europe Projects

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EAN specification for the identification and traceability of fruit, vegetables and potatoes 2003_Dec EAN International [now GS1] PDF/PPT
Study on the introduction of electronic identification (EID) as official method to identify bovine animals within the European Union 2009 Food Chain Evaluation Consortium (FCEC) Civic Consulting – Agra CEAS Consulting – Van Dijk Management Consultants – Arcadia International PDF/PPT
Regulation on the provision of food information to consumers 2011_Oct Journal of the European Union PDF/PPT
OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2011-2020 - Chapter 7 2011 OECD-FAO PDF/PPT
Traceability of hides through the supply chain 2019_July Guro Møen Tveit, Maitri Thakur, Geir Vevle, Shraddha Mehta, Inger Beate Standal, Kirsti Greiff, Erlend Indergård, Tufan Yurt PDF/PPT

Ireland Projects

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FoodTrace Design and Implementation 2002 Denis O'Brien PDF/PPT
Beef Traceability Case Study 2005_Feb GS1 Ireland PDF/PPT
A framework for Irish beef traceability from farm to slaughter using Global Standards 2008 C. Shanahan, G. Ayalew, B. Kernan, F. Butler, K. McDonnell and S. Ward PDF/PPT
VIDEO: Marketing video for the Foodprint traceability project

Japan Projects

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Japanese Agricultural Standard for beef with the disclosed production information 2003_Oct MAFF PDF/PPT
Individual Cattle Identification and Beef Traceability System in Japan 2007 MrOsamu Hirokawa PDF/PPT
Beef traceability and individual identification of cattle 2008 MAFF PDF/PPT
Food Safety and Traceability in Japan 2008_Apr NANSEKI, Teruaki PDF/PPT
Food Safety and ICT Traceability Systems: Lessons from Japan for Developing Countries 2009_May Sununtar Setboonsarng, Jun Sakai, and Lucia Vancura PDF/PPT

New Zealand Projects

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The Use of EPC RFID Standards for Livestock and Meat Traceability 2013_Jan Gary Hartly PDF/PPT
The Efficacy of Using the EPCglobal Network for Livestock Traceability: A Proof of Concept 2010_Jun Gary Hartly and Dr Erik Sundermann PDF/PPT
RFID Systems within Meat Processing Facilities 2011 System Controls Limited PDF/PPT
The use of UHF RFID for Animal Ear Tagging 2008_Jul Dr Erik Sundermann and Grant Pugh PDF/PPT

US Projects

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Meat Traceability and Consumer Assurance in Japan 2003_Sep Roxanne Clemens PDF/PPT
Traceability in the U.S. Food Supply: Economic Theory and Industry Studies 2004_Mar Elise Golan, Barry Krissoff, Fred Kuchler, Linda Calvin, Kenneth Nelson, and Gregory Price PDF/PPT
Lessons for the U.S. Beef Industry Learned from the Australian National Livestock identification System 2006 Glynn T. Tonsor, Ph.D.,Ted C. Schroeder, Ph.D. PDF/PPT
SheepWorking Group Update - 2006 ID INFO/EXPO 2006_Aug Species Working Group (SWG) PDF/PPT
A Study of the Factors that Influence Consumer Attitudes Toward Beef Products Using the Conjoint Market Analysis Tool 2006_Aug Brian Mennecke, Anthony Townsend, Dermot J. Hayes, and Steven Lonergan PDF/PPT
CRS Report for Congress - Animal Identification and Meat Traceability 2006_Jul Geoffrey S. Becker PDF/PPT
A Guide to Federal Food Labeling Requirements and Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products 2007_Aug Post, R., Budak, C., Canavan, J., Duncan-Harrington, T., Jones, B. Jones, S., Murphy-Jenkins, R., Myrick, T., Wheeler, M., White, P., Yoder, L., Kegley, M. PDF/PPT
Review: Identification and Traceability of Cattle in Selected Countries Outside of North America 2008 M. B. Bowling, D. L. Pendell, D. L. Morris, Y. Yoon, K. Katoh, K. E. Belk, and G. C. Smith PDF/PPT
Farm to Fork A Direct-to-the-Consumer Beef Marketing Handbook, 2nd Edition 2008_Oct Annette Dunlap, MBA, Geoffrey Benson, Ph.D.,Matt Poore, Ph.D.,, PDF/PPT
Traceability, food safety and industry reputation 2009_Aug Sebastien Pouliot, Daniel A. Sumner PDF/PPT
Tracking cattle requires more than an EID ear tag 2010 Kris Ringwall PDF/PPT
Food Safety and Traceability: Ensuring Complaince and Enabling Supply Chain Visibility. 2010_Dec Matthew Littlefiled and Mehul Shah PDF/PPT
mpXML - Traceability for Meat and Poultry U.S. Implementation Guide 2010_Jun Many PDF/PPT
Cattle Identification and Traceability: Implications for United States Beef Exports 2011_Sep Ted C. Schroeder, Glynn T. Tonsor PDF/PPT
Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade 2012_Apr Foreign Agricultural Service/ USDA PDF/PPT
Integrated traceability in fresh foods: Ripe opportunity for real Results 2013 GS1 US PDF/PPT
Using GS1 barcoding to resolve illegible and missing shipping marks in loads of meat in the US 2015_Jan Elizabeth Wilcock, IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group PDF/PPT

Other Projects

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Fresh produce traceability guidelines 2001_Oct EAN International (now GS1) PDF/PPT
Traceability of fish guidelines 2002_Nov EAN International (now GS1) PDF/PPT
Banana traceability guidelines aim to increase European food safety 2004_Dec GS1, Freshfel Europe and ECBTA PDF/PPT
A Guideline to Compliance with the Export Control (Fish & Fish Products) Orders 2005 2005 Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service PDF/PPT
TRACEABILITY USE IN BOVINE FOOD SUPPLY CHAINS 2009 David Newlands*, Maria Veludo**, Pierre Bodiglio** PDF/PPT
OECD-FAQ Agricultural Outlook 2013-2022 HIGHLIGHTS 2013 Agro-Food Trade and Markets Division of the Trade and Agriculture Directorate PDF/PPT
Consumer Knowledge and Attitudes towards Food Traceability: a Comparison between the European Union, China and North America 2014_Jun Francesca Hansstein PDF/PPT
Comparison of Global Food Traceability Regulations and Requirements 2014 Sylvain Charlebois, Brian Sterling, Sanaz Haratifar, and Sandi Kyaw Nain PDF/PPT
Investigation of Traceability and Recall Plans of Food Processing Plants and Small and Medium Enterprises in Kelantan, Malaysia 2014 A. I. Mat Aris and J. M. Soon PDF/PPT

Poultry Projects

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A Guideline to Compliance with the Export Control (Eggs and Egg Products) Orders 2005 2005 Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service PDF/PPT
Case study: Traceability in Fresh Foods. Implementing traceability for fresh poultry 2008 GS1 PDF/PPT
A System Dynamics Model of the Chicken Meat Supply Chain faced with Bird Flu 2008_May Thi Le Hoa Vo, Daniel Thiel PDF/PPT
Implementation of a Certified Smallholder Supply Chain and Test Marketing Traceable Free Range Chicken: I. Methodology 2008_Oct J. Ifft, J. Otte, D.T. Nguyen, D. Roland-Holst, and D. Zilberman PDF/PPT
Design and Development of Traceability System for Poultry Processors 2008_Oct Audrey Yong PDF/PPT
Paper no. 9 on Broilers and Eggs 2010_May Unknown PDF/PPT
Broiler Industry Supply Chain Study With Emphasis On Feed And Feed-Related Issues 2011_Apr Andre Louw, Jacques Schoeman, Mariëtte Geyser PDF/PPT
Key food safety indicators and systems verification for the poultry meat chain 2013 NSW Food Authority PDF/PPT
Poultry Supply Chain: A System Approach 2013_Jan Mohammad Shamsuddoha, Mohammed Quaddus, Desmond Klass PDF/PPT

Retail Projects

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GS1 DataBar 2010: Business Case 2007_Aug GS1 PDF/PPT
Beyond Credence: Emerging Consumer Trends in International Markets 2007_May Victorian Department of Primary Industries PDF/PPT
GS1 DataBar Implementation Guide 2009_Jul PMA and GS1 PDF/PPT
Feile Foods: A GS1 DataBar Implementation Case Study 2010_Feb GS1 Ireland PDF/PPT
Are You Ready for GS1 DataBar 2011_Nov GS1 PDF/PPT
Kroger Testing DataBar on Meat, Milk 2012_Jun Supermarket News PDF/PPT

Supply chain diagrams/posters

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Meat/Livestock Industry Food Safety Traceability Systems - Pork Supply Chain 2020_May Download JPG Download PDF
Meat/Livestock Industry Food Safety Traceability Systems - Lamb/Sheep Meat Supply Chain 2020_May Download JPG Download PDF
Poultry Industry Food Safety Traceability Systems - Poultry Supply Chain 2020_May Download JPG Download PDF
Meat/Livestock Industry GS1 Identification and Traceability Model - Beef Supply Chain 2020_May Download JPG Download PDF
Australian Meat/Livestock Industry Food Safety Traceability Systems - Beef Meat Supply Chain 2020_May Download JPG Download PDF
Australian Meat/Livestock Industry Food Safety Traceability Systems - Lamb/Sheep Meat Supply Chain 2020_May Download JPG Download PDF
Australian Meat/Livestock Industry Food Safety Traceability Systems - Beef Supply Chain 2020_May Download JPG Download PDF
Electronic Business Tools for Beef Cattle Supply Chain Management and Food Safety Traceability - QE-Meat Project 2020_May Download JPG Download PDF
Export System 2020_May Download JPG Download PDF
Australian Meat/Livestock Industry Food Safety Traceability Systems GS1 standards for Bar Coding and Electronic Messaging - By-Product and Co-Product 2020_May Download JPG Download PDF
Standards applied in the red meat industry 2018_Oct_20 Download JPG
Supply chain management 2007_May Download JPG Download PDF
Global meat industry supply chain - Beef 2020_Mar_23 Download JPG Download PDF
Global meat industry supply chain - Small Stock 2020_Mar_23 Download JPG Download PDF

Traceability websites

Cape Grim Traceability using QR code back to the farm
AuthenticeIT a free smartphone app that alerts you if a product is potentially unsafe, unauthorised or counterfeit - simply by scanning the product's barcode.
HarvestMark is the fresh food traceability solution from YottaMark
Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI) - Supply chain-wide adoption of electronic traceability
GS1 - vision - For the benefit of all, make GS1 standards and services the most trusted and used in the value chain
Food Integrity - Beef and Sheep supply chains - Australia
Meat Messaging - Australia
Meat Messaging - Online GS1 carton label tools

Livestock production reports

Animal Protection Index

Traceability videos

Food safety Traceability - Beef PART 1 How it can be done! From Paddock to Plate
EAN/NLIS Integration - Project Report Video
Food safety Traceability - Beef PART 1 retail ready Product using EAN Numbering, Barcoding and Electronic Data Interchange
Food safety Traceability - Beef PART 3 DNA Finger Printing Demonstration for Value Added Products (eg Beef Sausages, Stir Fry, Trim Mince)
Food safety Traceability - Beef PART 2 Trial Export of carton product to the US using EAN Numbering, Barcoding and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Meat supply chain (Note: Please enable Adobe Flash Player to view the video.)