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Beef blockchain trial breaks new ground

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aglive, an Australian-based world-first livestock traceability platform, marked a milestone for the Australian beef industry after the successful completion of its beef traceability trial from Australia to China in collaboration with global shipping logistics company DB Schenker, and support from Meat & Livestock Australia.

“In light of coronavirus, strengthening the connection between Australian farming and food has never been more important. We are now living in a world where food fraud and related health risks are becoming a growing problem caused by lack of data and traceability, so we must work together to restore consumer trust,” said Aglive executive director Paul Ryan.

The trial began in late January and involved the use of blockchain-based monitoring alongside the Internet-of-things (IoT) capabilities, to track cattle from Macka’s farm in regional NSW to a local abattoir.

 

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