We’ve seen an assortment of uses for RFID technology, the majority of it being used for credit card and financial transactions. The Consorzio del Prosciutto di San Daniele, a group of Italian ham producers, has started using RFID in an unorthodox way.
The new RFID system was made to verify that the ham process is done in an authentic manner. So if you order some luxury prosciutto, they want to make sure you get your luxury prosciutto. Finally, a way to set my mind at ease about my meats. — Andrew Dobrow