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FDA to pilot A.I., consider blockchain, to track and trace food

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today a “new era of smarter food safety” under which it will test artificial intelligence and machine learning to better assess foodborne illness risks from imports and explore blockchain for tracking all foods before they hit grocery store shelves. In February, the FDA announced pilot programs focused on tracking the […]

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Blockchain: Linking The Food Industry

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The first exposure most people have had to blockchain has been the dramatic rise of Bitcoin and the hype and riches that have accompanied it. In fact for many people the terms are interchangeable. While the average person might find blockchain and the associated crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin confusing there are some simple ways to […]