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Swedish Fisheries Board Expected to Issue Fish-Traceability Framework in Mid-2012 #BigBrother #EU

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The board's recommendations will outline an RFID-based system for fulfilling EU regulations for tracking the seafood supply chain, beginning in 2013


By Rhea Wessel 

Dec. 27, 2011—The Swedish Board of Fisheries is designing the policy framework, due out in mid 2012, for an RFID system to trace fish from the time they are caught until it reaches the consumer. Once the framework is in place, the board will begin selecting technology partners for the system. 

................... The governance matters that need to be settled are not small, particularly questions of how data will be exchanged across borders. "If Swedish fishermen are fishing in Danish waters, send the catch to Germany, where the fish is made into filets and is exported to France, a French consumer must be able to ask his retailer where the fish came from," Hild explained. "So you need to go from France, to Germany, to Denmark, to Sweden in a second to find that information. That's a big challenge." ....... http://www.rfidjournal.com/article/articleview/9076/1/1/ 



In the orb....


ALCU sues state of Alaska, seeks the return of medical records seized from Ketchikan clinic SHANNON HAUGLAND  Daily Sitka Sentinel First Posted: December 27, 2011 - 2:17 pm Last Updated: December 27, 2011 - 2:17 pm http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/d6698bb4bcf84e63af44587928964cb9/AK--Medical-Records-Lawsuit/

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