Carrefour Franchisee Taps IBM Food Trust to Deliver Food Traceability Across Carrefour Stores Using Blockchain Technology

February 25, 2021 IBM

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia – owner and operator of the Carrefour franchise in these regions – and IBM announced that Majid Al Futtaim has joined IBM Food Trust, a blockchain-enabled global ecosystem for the food industry run on IBM Cloud.

NGA Submits Comments on FDA Traceability Rule

February 24, 2021 National Grocers Association

The National Grocers Association (NGA), the national trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, submitted comments yesterday on the proposed U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rule, “Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods.”

Statement on Traceability and Port State Measures

Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing activities are putting fish stocks and marine ecosystems in peril, jeopardizing a vital supply of food and nutrition for billions of people. As leaders in the seafood sector, we are determined to act collaboratively with our supply chain partners and with governments to combat this scourge.

FDA Publishes Materials from Food Traceability Public Meetings, including Supply Chain Example

February 12, 2021 FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a series of three virtual one-day public meetings at the end of 2020 to discuss the recently released proposed rule “Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods” (Food Traceability Proposed Rule).

FDA Adds Clarifying Descriptions to the Food Traceability List; Publishes FAQ on Food Traceability Proposed Rule

January 13, 2021 FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has made two updates to its materials for stakeholders regarding the proposed rule, “Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods” (Food Traceability Proposed Rule).