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How serious is the FDA in pursuing blockchain for food safety?

On Oct 28, 2020
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Despite much talk, the Food and Drug Administration has not explored blockchain for food safety, according to a Forkast.News investigation.

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On Oct 28, 2020
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Nice FOIA-ing by @thesamreynolds on the FDA's seriousness in getting into blockchains https://t.co/SWso8nmJBh
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How serious is the FDA in pursuing blockchain for food safety?

How serious is the FDA in pursuing blockchain for food safety?

Despite much talk, the Food and Drug Administration has not explored blockchain for food safety, according to a Forkast.News investigation.

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