Most retailers have not adopted the Produce Traceability Initiative, the PTI Leadership Council's co-chairmen say, but those that have, whether partially or completely, are contributing to a noticeable difference in the industry. "Recalls that were taking six weeks plus to figure out five years ago, the FDA is now nailing down in a matter of days," said Mike Agostini, senior director of produce and floral at Wal-Mart Stores.

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