GFTC Education

Education and Training

The Global Food Traceability Center (GFTC) offers a suite of in-person and online educational and training offerings to help food industry professionals more effectively navigate and manage their company’s food traceability needs.

Tackle Traceability More Effectively

The GFTC’s educational tools can help you understand product tracing technologies and how they can increase the utility and interoperability of traceability systems. We’re here to help food industry stakeholders better understand and implement sustainable traceability solutions.

Take advantage of our educational and training resources or contact us for customized solutions or consulting.

We've also developed a helpful online course to "Demystifying Traceability" and help you to enhance or develop your own traceability plan for your company. 

Contact: traceability@ift.org

Improve or Build Your Traceability Plan

Take the “Demystifying Traceability” introductory course to get the tools your company needs to create a traceability plan or to improve your existing plan.

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Webcasts
Deepen your knowledge of food traceability with GFTC’scomplimentary, on-demand webcasts.
GFTC Videos
Familiarize yourself with traceability and why it matters using GFTC’s videos.

How Data Can Transform Your Traceability

There’s a common misconception that traceability is all about recalls, but it’s so much more than that. Learn what traceability is really about and why it will help your business increase its competitive edge, maintain happy customers, lower operating costs, and so much more!

Making Traceability Work for You

Find the right system so that traceability works for you and improve your bottom line. Learn how you can use traceability systems and technologies to help make traceability:

  • Faster
  • More efficient
  • Cost effective
  • Easy to capture

Latest Food Safety, Quality, and Policy News

FDA amends its procedures for dairy, infant formula firms exporting to China

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing changes to its export listing procedures for dairy and infant formula firms seeking to export their products to China.

FDA gives $1.5 million to support FSMA education, training, and technical assistance

The FDA is announcing $1.5 million of continued funding, in the form of cooperative agreements, to the University of Arkansas Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative and the National Farmers Union to enhance food safety under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

Traceability Glossary of Terms

Become well-versed in food traceability and transparency.

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