Linked Data API

Show Search Form

Search Results

858516
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-09more like thismore than 2018-03-09
star this property answering body
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: ICT more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the potential benefits of using blockchain technology to store information on (a) food safety and (b) animal welfare; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walsall North more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Eddie Hughes more like this
star this property uin 131771 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove filter
star this property answer text <p>Defra has been looking at how blockchain technology is already being used within the food and farming industries to improve data transparency and efficiency for suppliers, processors and consumers.</p><p> </p><p>We have also undertaken a ‘proof of concept’ project to explore how blockchain technology could be used to improve traceability of food throughout the supply chain. This will contribute to our wider work looking at how blockchain technology could bring benefits across Defra’s policy areas, including for food safety and animal welfare.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-03-16T14:49:56.837Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-16T14:49:56.837Z
star this property answering member
3934
star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
star this property tabling member
4635
unstar this property label Biography information for Eddie Hughes remove filter