I was at one of those life-defining moments. While heading to the airport to give a keynote on blockchain, my team and I were laid off. Was it time to retreat and look for another same-ol-same-ol job — or commit to doing something more meaningful?
Mondelez International has issued a voluntary recall for some of its Ritz Crackers products due to a potential risk of salmonella. Wait. What?
Legendary musician Peter Gabriel brings his name, network and investment to leading UK blockchain startup Provenance.org. MORE >>>
Five dead and 216 sickened across 36 states. Why don’t we have a system that lets us track food-borne contamination back to the source — quickly?
Repost from January 20, 2014: Critics are quick to judge Bitcoin and the concept of virtual currencies. These technologies do indeed possess many risks. But once “cryptocurrencies” are fully baked, virtual currencies could do to transactions what the Internet did to information. MORE >>>
FoodLogiQ is partnering with Subway, AgBiome Innovations, Testo, Tyson Foods and others in the project, which is set to kick off in Q3 of this year. MORE >>>
Financial Times: Blockchain may have started life as the technology underlying cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin but it is quietly starting to revolutionise a far more prosaic sector: the world of food and drink. MORE >>>
Food Safety News: “Outbreak investigators have been trying to trace the romaine for two months, but they still can’t determine who grew, processed and shipped the implicated produce.” MORE >>>