Tonight’s a big night. You’re having a date over and you’re planning to cook that famous carbonara dish you saw on YouTube with a delicious Caesar salad on the side. But hold on second. You better not be using romaine lettuce for that salad. Oh, you haven’t heard? Romaine lettuce recall is the cause of a huge E.coli outbreak and your home may be next. Is this finally the time for blockchain technology to step in and save the day?
ROMAINE LETTUCE RECALL CAUSES BIG OUTBREAK; BLOCKCHAIN FUTURE
A romaine lettuce recall prompting many Americans to abandon the food altogether. The CDC recently announced how Romaine lettuce from a certain region in Yuma, Arizona is linked to an e.coli outbreak. Hundreds of people have been affected and that number is growing even more. So, if you’re worried about the romaine lettuce recall, here are some necessary steps to take.
ROMAINE LETTUCE RECALL PREVENTION; BLOCKCHAIN NEXT?
Want to protect yourself from the romaine lettuce recall? It’s an easy fix. Pretty much, all you need to do is throw out all the romaine lettuce that you didn’t grow yourself. Most romaine lettuce you see in the U.S. is from the Yuma area. Therefore, you can’t really trust anything from the stores. Unless you or a close friend you know grows romaine lettuce, then stay away from it. This goes for restaurants too. Be careful of any salad or dish that has romaine in it. Just stay away from it all together. So we have that covered now. Let’s examine Blockchain technology and see how it can change the way we eat.
BLOCKCHAIN PREVENTS NEXT ROMAINE LETTUCE RECALL
Just like Ethereum revolutionized the smart contract and Kelvin the decentralized exchange, blockchain can improve food safety as well. As you can see, food safety is a huge issue right now in America. However, blockchain has a chance to make food safe and trustable for everyone. Using blockchain technology, companies can trace their products in case of a recall and remove it quickly from their shelves. The technology allows this all to happen in a matter of minutes. Time is urgent in such circumstances so blockchain will make everything more clean, quick and efficient. As a result, fewer people will suffer from food born illnesses in the future.