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App traces food back to its roots

by Taylor Thornton
May 6, 2014


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Food Trace founder Riana Lynn works with a co-worker on the design of the Food Trace app website.

Riana Lynn is the founder of a new mobile application called Food Trace. The app helps patrons at restaurants find and track where the food and produce in their meal came from. The app includes information for more than 600,000 locations in the Chicago area, giving patrons the opportunity to find fresh sources of their favorite foods.