Adoption of Blockchain by Dole Food Company for Food Safety

Adoption of Blockchain by Dole Food Company for Food Safety

Thinking blockchain chops the average time needed for food safety investigations from weeks to within few seconds, the Dole Food Company, an American agricultural multinational corporation headquartered in Westlake Village, California, has taken a decision to launch blockchain product tagging along with other traceability solutions.  

Expressing how Dole traces its food, the company has just released a report on Wednesday. They are diversified this advanced traceability solutions into three of their business divisions including tropical fruits, fresh vegetables and other diversified products.

Dole is working to improve the speed so that they can identify problem spots in the supply chain and they are highly determined to improve food safety by 2025.

In a bid to food traceability

As per their thought, distributed data will make investigations faster and make consumers more aware. What Dole has been doing with its salad and fresh vegetable supply chain is they in the long run retreat the curtain on its supply chain with scannable vegetable packages that discloses the backdrop of the product.

To make sure, different retailers cannot see the company’s competitors’ data, they built protections into its platform. According to the intension of the company, Dole is soon expected to launch blockchain systems for other products.

But the talk is that the plan has been in experiment by Dole for three years and Dole has been doing it as a member of IBM’s food blockchain consortium. To step up along with the plan, Walmart and IBM are also working with Dole. 

New Era of Smarter Food Safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) upcoming ‘’New Era of Smarter Food Safety’’ blueprint will reportedly advocate for the embodiment of blockchain technologies. These all activities relating to blockchain are being noticed by the watchdogs of government. This plan will help the company to trace their goods end to end indeed.

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