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April 23, 2014 The Problem Isn't A Lack Of Food Production
Courant - Feeding the world's growing population is a problem that can't wait for an answer. According to the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî, agricultural production will need to increase 70...
Source: Oregon Online
Antiterrorism experts warn that the United States may be vulnerable to a food safety attack. At special risk is the dairy industry, according to a story on Barfblog, a website that aggregates food safety stories from around the...
April 22, 2014 Coke's pomegranate juice on trial at US Supreme CourtSource: NBC Atlanta
ATLANTA -- The U.S. Supreme Court today heard arguments in a case that claims The Coca-Cola Co.'s advertising of a pomegranate-flavored juice is misleading.Pom Wonderful LLC, which makes a 100 percent pomegranate juice, claims...
April 17, 2014 Project Promises Better Food Safety in EuropeSource: The Pig Site
EU - The PROMISE project, set up in 2012, aims to improve food safety across the EU using a scientific approach focusing on microbiological risks and their mitigation.
April 16, 2014 US company recalls 8.7 million pounds of meat
Medical Xpress - That's just over a year's worth of meat products processed by Rancho Feeding Corp., which has been under scrutiny by the USDA îFood Safety and Inspection Serviceî. The agency said that without full...
April 16, 2014 Why even grassfed and local beef isn't sustainable
Rabble - In November, 2013, the FAO (îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî) reported a signficant difference in the greenhouse gas emissions intensity between beef derived from animals on...
April 15, 2014 EU research offers 'promise' of improved food safetySource: CORDIS
The issue of food safety has rocketed up the political agenda in recent years but despite huge improvements, some concerns and problems still persist. Fears about our food are moving away from issues about ensuring an adequate...
April 14, 2014 Beef prices sizzle to 27-year highSource: Houston Chronicle
The highest beef prices in almost three decades are causing sticker shock for both consumers and restaurant owners - and relief isn't likely anytime soon. A dwindling number of cattle and growing export demand from countries...
April 14, 2014 Lawmakers look to combat seafood fraudSource: Fox News
In a nation where 92 percent of seafood is imported and labeling fraud is rife, both state and federal lawmakers are moving to pass laws to help make sure customers are getting the seafood they are paying for.
April 11, 2014 Will Climate Change Mean Terrible Food?Source: Pacific Standard
Carbon dioxide fertilizes plants, but it can also make crops less nutritious. A new discovery could help farmers develop new strains to feed the world even as carbon dioxide levels rise.
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