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Walmart, Merck in blockchain collaboration with FDA


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June 13 (Reuters) - IBM Corp , Merck & Co , KPMG and Walmart Inc said on Thursday they will be a part of U.S. Food and Drug Administration's pilot program that will explore using blockchain to identify, track and trace prescription drugs.

The companies said they would create a shared blockchain network to allow real-time monitoring of products in the pharmaceutical supply chain.

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June 13 (Reuters) - IBM Corp , Merck & Co , KPMG and Walmart Inc said on Thursday they will be a part of U.S. Food and Drug Administration's pilot program that will explore using blockchain to identify, track and trace prescription drugs.

The companies said they would create a shared blockchain network to allow real-time monitoring of products in the pharmaceutical supply chain.






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