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Is the Food Supply Chain Ready for Blockchain?


Stakeholders throughout the food industry, including research groups like FoodLogiQ Labs and standards organizations like GS1, have been evaluating how to best incorporate distributed ledger technologies into the food supply chain for years. This interest in blockchain stems from a broader effort to achieve greater transaction efficiency and interoperability between supply chain nodes, while also decreasing the risk of data corruption as goods change hands. The potential of blockchain-based food exchange to enhance inter-organization communication and supply chain transparency continues to drive development of pilot programs. New research is being conducted to shed light on the advantages and maturity of these programs.

Frank Yiannas: A New Era of Smarter Food Safety


Frank Yiannas joins the FoodSafetyMatters Podcast to discuss tech-enabled traceability in the New Era of Smarter Food Safety.

With the proposal for a new rule on traceability slated to be announced in September 2020, the FDA is striving to be thoughtful about how the agency will support food brands in adopting new business models and standards surrounding Key Data Elements and Critical Tracking Events, as well as an increased emphasis on new innovative approaches to food safety.  Listen to the episode featuring Frank Yiannas below.

Tech Enabled Traceability in the Food Safety Supply Chain

FoodLogiQ’s VP of Supply Chain Strategy and Insights Julie McGill will be discussing how technology is advancing supply chain transparency with AIM North America on February 26th, 2020 at 12 pm ET.

In response to FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety, the AIM North America Food Policy Working Group has launched a webinar series to facilitate dialogue around a more intelligent food supply chain. FoodLogiQ’s Julie McGill will be joining AIM North America as part of this series for a discussion on tech-enabled traceability in the food industry.

FoodLogiQ is Named to FoodTech 500 List


“The companies that made the FoodTech 500 list represent every sector of the FoodTech ecosystem, from farm to fork, and they are all success stories in their own right.” — Alessio D’Antino, CEO of Forward Fooding

Forward Fooding has included FoodLogiQ in its inaugural FoodTech 500, the definitive list of global entrepreneurial talent at the intersection between food, technology and sustainability.

FoodTech 2020: A Look Ahead at the Trends Impacting the Food Chain This Decade


Learn which technologies are shaping the future of the global food supply chain. Read our E-Book on FoodTech trends impacting the industry, and how they can transform food in the next 10 years.

“We are in the midst of a new revolution in food technology. Many believe there will be more changes in food production systems in the next 10 years than there have been in the past 50.”

Frank Yiannas, Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response at the FDA.

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