The Iota Foundation announced a partnership with Scottish food safety software firm Primority on June 20 that will use distributed ledger technology (DLT) to make it easier for allergy sufferers to protect themselves from dangerous foods.
Albertsons, IBM blockchain pilot takes on leafy killer
After E.coli-laced lettuce sickened hundreds last year, an IBM Food Trust partner is trying to modernize a paper-based supply chain
The second-largest supermarket chain in the U.S. has decided to test the power of blockchain technology on one of the most dangerous foods of 2018: romaine lettuce, which killed five Americans and sickened 282 over the course of two Shiga toxin-producing E.coli outbreaks, one beginning in the spring and the second before Thanksgiving.
Deloitte: Blockchain adoption growing fast in the supply chain industry
Report says blockchain technology use will grow more than 600% in five years
While blockchain technology has only just begun to gain a foothold in the supply chain management industry it will surge dramatically over the next decade, according to a new survey by logistics and supply chain association MHI and consulting firm Deloitte.
Using blockchain to battle E. coli and blood diamonds
Retailers like Walmart are using IBM blockchain technology to trace produce from the farm to the table
2018 has not been a kind year to Romaine lettuce. Just before Thanksgiving, the popular salad mix began its second major recall in the United States this year due to contamination by E. coli bacteria. And on Dec. 6, while the U. S. Centers for Disease Control reiterated its Romaine warning, the U.S. Department of Agriculture added another 2,500 tons of ground beef to the 3,500-ton recall issued on Tuesday over a salmonella outbreak. In fact, salmonella has forced the destruction of turkey, pork, chicken, eggs, tahini sauce, and even Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal this year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. There are a lot of ways…