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on July 13, 2020

FDA: Blockchain offers food safety at speed of thought

Frank Yiannas, deputy commissioner of Food and Drug Administration, says blockchain technology can help consumers and farmers during a food safety crisis

One of the biggest benefits to the blockchain technology in food production is it helps health officials immediately trace the source of contamination in a food safety problem, said Frank Yiannas, deputy commissioner for food safety and response of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Yiannas spoke during…

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