The World Health Organization estimates that one in 10 people gets sick from contaminated food each year, resulting in more than 400,000 deaths annually. However, a new collaboration involving major producers, distributors and retailers is hoping to leverage blockchain technology to share information quickly and securely while increasing transparency and efficiencies, for improved consumer health and safety.
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Some of the world’s largest energy companies, traders and financial institutions have united to create a blockchain-based digital platform that replaces the current manual tasks in the energy sector with digital contracts. Physical energy transactions, from trade entry to final settlement, will be implemented via the blockchain platform, which envisions that over time all energy will be transacted via decentralized blockchain models.
Energy Majors, Traders and Banks Unite to Create Blockchain Platform
pv magazine International - Ilias Tsagas
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are looking at ways to manage population health and disaster response by putting data collection and analysis operations on a blockchain-based ledger to enhance data transparency and accuracy.
CDC and European Giant Tieto Take Blockchain into Healthcare
TechCrunch - Jonathan Shieber