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March 25, 2019 Cereals, Beers and Other Food Contain Weed Killer Chemical – What Does It Do to Your Body?Source: The Epoch Times
Growing research show that glyphosate, one of the most widely used weed killers in the world, can cause cancer. This week a federal jury in San Francisco ruled that agrochemical company Monsanto’s glyphosate-based weed killer...
March 20, 2019 Kale joins list of ‘dirty dozen’ fruits and vegetables most likely to contain pesticidesSource: MarketWatch
Kale ranked as a third-worst fruit or vegetable behind strawberries and spinach when it comes to pesticide contamination, according to the Environmental Working Group’s annual “Dirty Dozen” report. Over 92% of kale samples were...
March 20, 2019 Can sustainable agriculture survive under capitalism?Source: The Week
Wealthy, educated, and cultured — and with a deep ideological commitment to sustainability — these formerly urban dwellers have migrated to rural areas, where they've been able to use savings and inheritances to purchase small...
Source: USA Today
A study published Monday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation found an association between people who consume sugary drinks and an increased risk of death. The observational study found adults who consumed more...
March 19, 2019 Tyson Foods and cloud-based tech: The next frontier for reaching sustainability goalsSource: EDF.org
Tyson Foods – the largest meat producer in the United States and exporter of food to more than 100 nations – is stepping up in a new area: cloud-based insights that can benefit the environment, farm finances and Tyson's...
Source: Fox News
U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized around 1 million pounds of pork at the Newark Port or Entry on Friday, in what authorities are calling the largest agricultural bust in U.S. history.
March 18, 2019 Eating our way to a sustainable futureSource: Harvard Gazette
But “eating seafood” today means something different than it did just a few generations ago, Greenberg said. Instead of diets varying depending on locally available fish, recent decades have seen seafood becoming standardized,...
Source: ABC News
North Carolina-based poultry producer Butterball, LLC is voluntarily recalling approximately 78,164 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may have been contaminated with Salmonella, according to an announcement Wednesday from...
Hometown Food Company issued a voluntary recall for select Pillsbury Unbleached All Purpose Flour products, amid concerns they may be contaminated with salmonella, the US Department of Agriculture said.
March 11, 2019 USDA and FDA Agree to Regulate Cell-Cultured Food ProductsSource: NewsOK
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service and the Food and Drug Administration will jointly oversee the production of lab-grown meat products. According to the ...
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