News

GS1 New Zealand encourages you to stay informed with latest news and events both locally and globally. Below are news feeds covering not only GS1 news, but also news from FMCG and the RFID Journal.

 


GS1NZ News

The whey protein concentrate (WPC) botulism scare in 2013 was a scare for everybody: the trade, the NZ Government, overseas markets and, of course, consumers.

Instead of the bar code being printed in only one place on a product packaging this new technology covers the entire packaging with the bar code. The benefit of this approach enables the product to be presented to the scanner in any orientation rather than the product needing to be oriented towards the point of sale scanner

All of us have an interest in the payments industry. Many of us charge for stuff; all of us pay for stuff. How easily and safely that transactions are achieved often is the determinate of how much a transaction can be ‘enjoyed’ (if that is the word for it!).

The European Union (EU) has developed a new regulation on the provision of food information to consumers (EU Regulation 1169/2011). The new law combines requirements in the two existing EU directives on labelling – Directive 2000/13/EC (labelling, presentation and advertising), and Directive 90/496/EEC (nutrition labelling).
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