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January 24, 2017 When food safety crisis hit, Perdue had to prepare for next oneSource: Food Safety News
This century’s most deadly outbreak of foodborne illness came out of the state of Georgia while secretary of agriculture nominee Sonny Perdue was governor, and there was not much he could do about it.
January 20, 2017 Harvests in US to suffer from climate changeSource: Science Daily
Some of the most important crops risk substantial damage from rising temperatures. To better assess how climate change caused by human greenhouse gas emissions will likely impact wheat, maize and soybean, an international team of...
January 19, 2017 The Perils and Promise of International Food SafetySource: Reason.com
"China's top leadership has called for more efforts to ensure food safety," a China-based news service reported last week, "noting there are still many problems despite an improving food safety situation
Source: The Guardian
The rusty patched bumble bee, a prized but vanishing pollinator once familiar to much of North America, was listed on Tuesday as an endangered species, becoming the first wild bee in the continental United States to gain such...
January 11, 2017 5 ways Chipotle plans to win back your businessSource: CNBC
The worst of Chipotle's woes may be behind it — but the burrito chain still has plenty of work ahead to persuade diners to come back to its stores.
January 10, 2017 Brexit could leave fields of rotting crops in Britain if migrant employees stay awaySource: Washington Post
But farmers here are warning that fruits and vegetables — including their beloved strawberries — could be left to rot in the fields this summer because Eastern Europeans are reluctant to work on British farms following the Brexit...
January 10, 2017 France extends duck cull zone amid further bird flu outbreaksSource: Daily Mail
PARIS - France on Tuesday widened an area in which mass culling of ducks is to take place as new cases of bird flu were confirmed in the southwest, the country's main foie gras producing region.
January 5, 2017 Almond Board Program StreamlinedSource: California Ag Today
The Almond Board has set a new standard for the Ag industry, according to Joe Browde, a senior research associate for Sure Harvest, which is working with the Almond Board towards sustainability.
January 5, 2017 Reviewing the Food Safety Milestones of 2016Source: Food Processing
From the farm … through manufacturers, processors, packers, distributors, transportation, foodservice and retail … to the table, the industry was affected by the first of the finally effective Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)...
January 4, 2017 Will 2017 be the year we get serious about sustainable food?Source: The Guardian
The next few years could be pivotal for sustainable food in the realms of organic farming, sustainable fishing and plant based meat alternatives
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