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QR code created to enhance seafood traceability

AUSTRALIA
Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 03:50 (GMT + 9)

Non-for-profit entity driving sustainability in the local seafood industry OceanWatch Australia has devised a unique QR code for fresh seafood in an attempt to boost traceability. This code, which is part of the OceanWatch Master Fisherman Program funded with the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC), was launched on 21 November at the World Fisheries Day, reported Foodmagazine. During the ceremony, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister for Agriculture, Senator Richard Colbeck stressed Australia's fisheries as one of the best managed in the world, pointing out it is a great initiative that promotes sustainable fishing practices and reassures the community that their seafood is caught using best-practice techniques. Senator Colbeck said QR codes are an effective way to provide consumers with more information about a product without imposing regulations... FULL STORY

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