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Consumer Groups Point to Blockchain as Tool to Improve Food Traceability

Investigators at the Food and Drug Administration spent the past two months trying to track the source of romaine lettuce linked to 172 confirmed illnesses, 75 hospitalizations and at least one death. The FDA found at least one Arizona farm involved but agency investigators can’t confirm if all of the illnesses came from one grower, harvester, processor or distributor. They are still looking.

 

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