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Digital Angel More Than Just the VeriChip
Digital Angel announces a shipment of 200,000 RFID tags to Canada for use on cattle in the government-sponsored Canadian Set-Aside Program.
Nov 08, 2004—This article was originally published by RFID Update.
November 8, 2004—Amid the rampant publicity surrounding the (in)famous VeriChip from Minnesota-based Digital Angel, it is easy to forget that the company is more than simply the purveyor of what some see as the Mark of the Beast and still others fear will devolve into a tool of Big Brother. This week the company announced a shipment of 200,000 RFID tags to Canada for use on cattle in the government-sponsored Canadian Set-Aside Program. Digital Angel is one of only four companies approved to provide RFID tags to cattle farmers participating in the program, which was started by the Canadian government after the disease scare in late 2003 seriously wounded the domestic beef industry. Said Digital Angel CEO Kevin McGrath, "We believe this is the start of what may develop into a substantial business for us in Canada."
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