Is IBM the future of food safety and management?

We’ve heard a lot of debate about free markets in this country lately. And while we’re likely to be saturated with government-vs.-market arguments about health-care reform, IBM is quietly starting another free market battle of its own.

The company has been running “smarter planet” advertisements for several months, talking about smarter cities, smarter retail, smarter this and smarter that. The oversimplified gist is that IBM has the ability and technology to solve (or help solve) problems normally left to governments. One of these problems is food supply safety and management.

Categories: Dining, Food & Drink