Scott Gottlieb

US FDA Prepares for Blockchain Implementation to Authenticate Drug Supply

US FDA Prepares for Blockchain Implementation to Secure Drug Supply Chain

The US Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a pilot project to use blockchain technology to enhance the tracking and authentication of prescription drugs and restrict the flow of illegitimate products from entering the food and drugs supply chain. The organization has also appointed Frank Yiannas, a technology expert in global supply chain, to work on advanced technologies like blockchain and empower the US food supply.