Albertsons will use IBM’s blockchain network to trace romaine lettuce supply chain


Albertsons Companies, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the U.S., is joining the blockchain-based IBM Food Trust network to help keep track of items in the food supply chain such as romaine lettuce.That’s important, as tainted romaine hospitalized dozens of Americans in late 2018. With the transparent decentralized ledger technology of blockchain, IBM will be able to more precisely track where food originates and goes, from farm to store shelf….An excerpt from VB