Walmart to Use Blockchain To Improve Food Safety
“Walmart recently made it mandatory for all suppliers of fresh produces to give end-to-end traceability to its local food supply chain by installing IBM enterprise blockchain.
“According to the report, ‘the information gathered by these suppliers will be open and accessible through technology that offers real-time, end-to-end traceability from farm to table. Blockchain allows for digitized sharing of data in a secure and trusted way.’ . . . Walmart also started recently started a new initiative called the Food Traceability Initiative, which is designed to reduce food-related illnesses. This program will not only make food safe but also help the company save money by reducing issues related to the supply chain.”
FULL STORY published October 30, 2018 via The Blockchain Land