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CAT Squared becomes IBM Food Trust blockchain onboarding partner

By Kathy Barbeire on Nov 4, 2019 12:28:54 PM

CAT Squared is the first manufacturing execution system (MES) provider in the food industry to become an onboarding partner for IBM Food TrustTM, a blockchain-enabled global network of food chain participants that securely connects supply chain data across the ecosystem with trust and transparency.

Topics: meat blockchain blockchain Traceability technology supply chain supply chain software manufacturing execution system ctb food supplychain solutions food value chain industrial internet of things
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What does Walmart’s blockchain mandate mean for you?

By Kathy Barbeire on Nov 16, 2018 2:06:18 PM

On September 24, Walmart released a letter to their leafy greens suppliers requiring end-to-end traceability back to farm by September 30, 2019. This mandate is in response to multiple high-profile recalls and outbreaks associated with these types of products. To help their suppliers meet Walmart’s traceability goal, the letter refers suppliers to the IBM Food Trust network, a blockchain solution pioneered through a partnership between Walmart and IBM to improve food safety.

Topics: walmart blockchain meat blockchain blockchain Traceability technology supply chain food traceability