A livestock farming cooperative in Arkansas is taking part in a blockchain product tracking trial.
Grass Roots Farmers' Cooperative, in conjunction with San Francisco-based supplier Golden State Meat Company and UK blockchain startup Provenance, are using the tech to track shipments of poultry.
In a blog post, the cooperative detailed its participation in the project, which it said would lead to tools so that customers can "learn more about the people who helped craft the final product." Each case of poultry shipped by the cooperative is stamped with a QR code that can then be scanned and traced to a transaction on the test blockchain.
Cody Hopkins, Grass Roots' general manager, wrote:
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