Safe SeaFood ($SSF) coin's aim is to improve the existing ways in which global aquaculture, the hospitality industry and restaurants store the harvest and shipping information contained on industry standard Shellfish and Seafood Harvest Tags (SSHT) by incorporating that information into the Safe SeaFood blockchain so local, state and federal regulators can track and retrieve that information in a secure, indisputable, tamper resistant, verifiable way using blockchain technology.
The seafood supply chain moves 158 million metric tons of fish, shellfish and other bounty from the sea each year. It creates livelihoods for tens of millions of people and feeds billions by tapping the world’s last major source of wild protein. Realizing the potential of blockchain technology in Aquaculture and the hospitality industry, however, requires Aquaculture advocates to understand how seafood supply blockchains work, and that is where SSF blockchain comes in. We will work with Aquaculture advocates and Government Regulators/Inspectors to help them implement the use of SSF blockchain technology as a way to streamline the management and storage of the Shellfish and Seafood Harvest Tag requirement and help improve overall Health and Safety standards governments and regulators demand of industry.
Beginning January 1, 2018 the United States started to enforce its Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP), guaranteed traceability of seafood is set to become even more important than it is now, so NOW is the time to act, and to implement use of SSF blockchain technology to meet new requirements coming to the industry standards.
Our main goal is to keep the storage of SSHT information in a secure, tamper resistant way using blockchain technology as cost efficient as possible. That is why we choose a POW coin and not a ERC20 Token. ERC20 tokens are dependent on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. The ETH blockchain is congested and expensive therefore the cost of doing business on that chain is very high. We decided that we could keep the cost of storing SSHT data to a minimum by only charging a "transaction fee" for payment to the miners to keep a secure network.
While using Safe SeaFood Coin ($SSF) to help satisfy the inspection, maintenance and record keeping requirements that many government's demand of harvesters, fisheries and restaurateurs (USDA,NSSP,CSSP, The EU's Commission’s Health and Food Audit and Analysis Directorate or any other national government's Shellfish Sanitation Program) you can cut the cost of inventory waste, inspection, storage, record maintenance and keeping requirements by using Blockchain Technology.