Food Safety: The Next Frontier

Sep 30, 2016 2:30 PM ET

Mars, Incorporated and IBM Research explain how they are transforming our approach to global food safety using big data. The Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain are sequencing the genomes of millions of organisms to understand the microbiomes that exist throughout the food supply chain. With this metagenomic data, it will be possible to identify and address food safety threats on a scale that has never been seen before.

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