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ISO/IEC approves EPCIS standard for traceability and anti-counterfeiting

GS1 EPCIS and Core Business Vocabulary (CBV) standards for event-based supply chain visibility ratified by ISO JTC and IEC. Sept 2015.

 
40 Years of Supermarket Barcode Scanning

From warehouse loading docks to small retail shops, workers engaged in the global supply chain and shoppers worldwide will hear the familiar beep of the GS1 barcode as many as 5 billion times in a day. Today, June 26th 2014 is the 40th anniversary of the first product to be scanned at a checkout with a GS1 barcode. Sharon Buchanan was the first cashier to scan a GS1 barcode at a Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio (USA).