After its first year of operation, the Rapid Recall Exchange, an online service that aims to speed up notice of recalls and the withdrawal of recalled food and products from store shelves, has signed up 500 members.

The end of September marked the first anniversary for the 24-hour communication network, which connects product suppliers and distributors. …

The Kroger Co. announced its endorsement of the Rapid Recall Exchange Tuesday. The program, developed by GS1 US in a collaboration with the Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers Association, is an online service that standardizes and accelerates food and product recalls and withdrawals.  

The system uses consistent forms and processes, enabling all retailers …

Food retailers and wholesalers are being offered web seminars and free subscriptions through the end of 2009 for the Rapid Recall Exchange if they subscribe by the end of October.

The marketing push by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and GS1, the nonprofit that put bar codes in grocery stores, for the new Rapid Recall …