Re: Extension to related to allergies

Eric - Phil's suggestion is a good place to start. With this kind of thing
we are wary of getting too detailed in without some evidence
that there's a reasonable chance of a consuming application using it.
Particularly in this kind of situation where there are various levels of
detail we might go into. The GS1 representation looks pretty thorough -
does it capture what you're looking for?


On Mon, 8 Feb 2021 at 09:20, Phil Archer <> wrote:

> Hi Eric,
> Please take a look at GS1's extension at
> - I hope you'll find exactly what you need there
> (there are lots of properties with 'allergen' in them at
> for example). It's based on the
> terms used by the food industry, which are then expressed in line with
>'s semantics. Where there are direct correlations with
>, these are expressed.
> Phil
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric G <>
> Sent: 07 February 2021 18:29
> To:
> Subject: Extension to related to allergies
> I was thinking that a useful extension to would be related to
> allergies from a consumer perspective. For example, a property which
> encoded whether or not a product is processed or packages in facilities
> free from peanuts. Other consumers only care that there are no shared lines
> with peanuts and some just want to know that best practices are followed
> when it comes to cleaning the lines.
> If I wanted to pursue developing such an extension to the
> schema, how would that happen?
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