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1. Using Blockchain to Fix the Food Desert
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According to the Register Herald, West Virginia University students are studying how blockchain can help eliminate food deserts.   Read the article on The Register Herald    ...
Created on 10 December 2018
2. IBM on Two Fronts
(Technology)
... early stages of blockchain deployments, but IBM already has traction with its Food Trust blockchain project in conjunction with Walmart. Where, when, and even if TradeLens overcomes its current obstacles ...
Created on 29 October 2018
3. Walmart Distribution Center Goes High Tech
(News)
According to Food Drink & Franchise, Walmart will break ground on a new high tech distribution center that will use WITRON tech to automate the distribution of perishables. Read the article onFood ...
Created on 22 October 2018
4. Blockchain and the Global Food Supply
(News)
A recent meeting of industry professionals at the Food Forward meeting hosted by the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation discussed how blockchain could help streamline the global food supply chain.   ...
Created on 22 October 2018
5. Dairy Joins Block Chain
(News)
Dairy Farmers of America have signed on to use blockchain, reports CoinDesk. Dairy products will be tracked using Ripe.io, a food technology startup.   Read the article onCoinDesk  ...
Created on 01 October 2018
6. Using the Supply Chain to Lessen Food Waste
(News)
Food waste is projected to be a $1.5 trillion problem by 2050, but improving the supply chain can help, reports Supply Chain Dive. Making improvements to supply chain infrastructure and efficiency could ...
Created on 17 September 2018
7. Using Blockchain to Improve Consumer Confidence
(News)
According to Forbes, blockchain can help consumers feel confident about the food they buy. A Dutch company is studying how blockchain and other technologies will improve consumer confidence.   Read ...
Created on 17 September 2018
8. NGOs walk a supply chain tightrope to disaster response
(Supply)
...  Unit4 to help humanitarian groups manage these complex processes. While there are standard items required during every disaster such as water and food, more comprehensive resources and services wil ...
Created on 13 July 2018
9. Supply Chain Visibility with IOT
(Technology)
...  as storage temperature and humidity. This can be critical for industries that have rigid standards for transport, such as Pharmaceutical and Food Supply, as it crucial to know the history of atmospheric condit ...
Created on 04 June 2018
10. IBM Pins Hopes on Blockchain
(News)
According to Digital Supply Chain, IBM’s Food Trust Blockchain solution is being deployed with help from several collaborators. The hope is that it will improve transparency, delivery and save costs and ...
Created on 20 May 2018
11. Teenage Truckers, Solution to Nation’s Shipping Woes?
(News)
... legislation,” said Mark Allen, president and CEO of the International Foodservice Distributors Association, “creates opportunity while reinforcing a culture of safety to provide our nation’s youth with ...
Created on 07 May 2018
12. FDA Recommends Changes to Supply Chain
(News)
According to Supply Chain Dive, the pharmacy industry is due for a supply chain makeover. The chairman of the Food and Drug Administration suggests starting with standardized documentation practices for ...
Created on 30 April 2018
13. Technology Helps Stop Food Waste
(News)
Online ordering tools and new supply chain innovations are helping restaurants reduce food waste, reports Waste 360.   Read the article on  Waste 360  ...
Created on 02 April 2018
14. Walmart Takes Control Over Its Food Supply Chain
(News)
Walmart wants to increase its grocery business and one way to do that is to have more control over its food supply chain, reports Business Insider. To that end, Walmart has filed six patent applications ...
Created on 19 March 2018
15. What does crypto currency have to do with the supply chain?
(Management)
... certainly need assurance of the validity of origin and shipping status, but when full-cycle validation is applied to products like foods and pharmaceuticals they become enablers for regulatory initiatives. ...
Created on 12 March 2018
16. Blockchain To Stop Fish Fraud
(News)
Seafood Fraud is rampant in the restaurant industry, reports FoodDive. A report by Oceana found that 20% of seafood is mislabeled, but now Blockchain technology could reduce that number.   Read the ...
Created on 05 March 2018
17. Walmart Seeks to Eliminate Spoiled Produce
(News)
According to FoodDive, Walmart has new technology to ensure only fresh produce makes it to their stores. The technology, called Eden, is  designed to inspect fruits and vegetables for defects and predict ...
Created on 05 March 2018
18. Bar Codes in food and drugs
(Technology)
... distances (inches, not feet) so they don’t need to make contact with the products they are marking. Secondly the use of nontoxic inks that can simply be ingested as part of the food they identify. This ...
Created on 27 February 2018
19. Blockchain and the Food Supply Chain
(News)
Blockchain may soon transform the poultry supply chain, reports Poultry World. It will make it easier to trace the meat back to its source farm and prevent disruption or contamination along the supply ...
Created on 26 February 2018
20. Blockchain Will Change Food Supply
(News)
Blockchain is poised to change how people eat, reports Forbes. Currently, foodborne illness causes 10% of the population to get sick each year. Now, blockchain technology can help reduce that number.  ...
Created on 19 February 2018