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September 9, 2016 GM foods must be as safe as conventional plant foods: FDA official
indiaretailing.com - Food from genetically engineered plants must be as safe as food from conventional plants, Consumer Safety Officer at the Office of Food Additive Safety, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, United...
August 26, 2016 The Buzz: Six Reasons Not To Worry About The BeesSource: Forbes
Bees are in the news, but for all the wrong reasons—mainly, dire tales of disappearing bees threatening a third of our food supply. Time Magazine, opting for sensationalism over accuracy, said we were headed toward “A world...
August 25, 2016 The Next Agriculture Revolution Is Under Our FeetSource: Huff Post
By just 2050, global agricultural production must increase by 60 percent, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Some previous agricultural breakthroughs, though, have come with serious...
August 25, 2016 Bumble Bee Moves To Non-GMO Project Verified Tuna
Vending Marketwatch - --Bumble Bee Seafoods ... Bumble Bee senior vice president, consumer marketing and corporate social responsibility. We know shoppers today are looking for affordable and nutritious protein with clean ... >...
August 15, 2016 Can we feed 10 billion people on organic farming alone?Source: The Guardian
Organic farming creates more profit and yields healthier produce. It’s time it played the role it deserves in feeding a rapidly growing world population
August 15, 2016 Wal-Mart’s chicken safety program shows significant resultsSource: Food Safety News
With four steps, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has taken a giant leap in poultry food safety, reporting a decrease of the frequency of Salmonella contamination of chicken parts to 2 percent.
August 11, 2016 The Greening of the Golden ArchesSource: The Progressive Farmer
McDonald's is more than just the world's largest restaurant chain. Its golden arches symbolize fast food. To critics, they symbolize all the evils fast food represents: salt, sugar, fat and mystery additives, everything highly...
August 9, 2016 Wineries Watch Grape Crop Exposed To Soberanes Fire SmokeSource: CBS - San Fran
Grape growers are keeping their eyes on their crops at a dozen wineries in Carmel Valley closest to the Soberanes Fire, which has burned over 60,000 acres since it began more than two weeks ago in Monterey County.
August 8, 2016 The Path To Food SafetySource: Growing Produce
Food safety comes down to people. It is people know-ing what procedures to follow and how to follow them. The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the law, and following food safety protocols is a necessary part of doing...
August 4, 2016 China Starts to Lose Its Taste for McDonald’s and KFCSource: Bloomberg
When it comes to China’s multi-billion dollar fast food industry, Yum! Brands Inc. and McDonald’s Corp. are living large, enjoying a combined 38 percent share of the market in 2015. Yum’s KFC restaurant chain and the Golden...
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