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Pharmaceuticals and RFID

Last month's announcement by the pharmaceutical industry that it had successfully completed its trial to test RFID tagging highlights the particulars of drug production and distribution.
Oct 20, 2004This article was originally published by RFID Update.

October 20, 2004—The details of last month's announcement by the pharmaceutical industry that it had successfully completed its trial to test item-level RFID tagging highlight the particulars of drug distribution. The project was not only aimed at introducing supply chain visibility, the standard goal of almost all RFID initiatives, it also sought to ensure drug authenticity and enable "reverse logistics," in which drugs are shipped back to the supplier because they are expiring or being recalled.

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