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August 16, 2017 Climate change will cut crop yields—studySource: Inquirer.net
MIAMI—Climate change will have a negative effect on key crops such as wheat, rice, and maize, according to a major scientific report out Tuesday that reviewed 70 prior studies on global warming and agriculture. Read more:...
Source: The Guardian
The use of antibiotics in factory farms in Asia is set to more than double in just over a decade, with potentially damaging effects on antibiotic resistance around the world.
August 14, 2017 Huge deadly disease outbreak sends US authorities scramblingSource: Morning Ticker
Authorities say a norovirus outbreak that sickened hundreds may have started at an Ohio donut shop, which will soon reopen.
NEW YORK – As the U.S. growing season entered its peak this summer, farmers began posting startling pictures on social media: fields of beans, peach orchards and vegetable gardens withering away.
Source: Digital Trends
What Pooyanfar has built is a smart hive real-time monitoring system, intended to keep tabs on what thousands of bees in a series of hives are “saying” to one another
August 4, 2017 Food Safety Top of Mind for American ConsumersSource: PR NewsWire
New Bureau Veritas survey shows almost 4 out of 5 adults in the US avoid eating at restaurants with previous health and food safety violations;
Rising carbon dioxide levels could have an unexpected side effect on food crops: a decrease in key nutrients. And this could put more people at risk of malnutrition.
August 2, 2017 Largest McDonald’s franchisee makes sustainability pledgeSource: Seafood Source
The largest global McDonald’s franchise, Arcos Dorados, recently committed to sourcing all of its seafood sustainably by 2020
August 2, 2017 Bees Are Bouncing Back From Colony Collapse DisorderSource: Bloomberg
The number of U.S. honeybees, a critical component in the agriculture industry, rose in 2017 from a year earlier, and deaths of the insects attributed to a mysterious malady that’s affected hives in North America and Europe...
Source: The Guardian
A new report shows toxins from companies like Tyson Foods are pouring into waterways in the gulf and surrounds, causing marine life to leave or die
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