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April 18, 2019 China’s lengthy GMO crop approval process cuts US agriculture profits $5 billion over five yearsSource: Genetic Literacy Project
according to a study commissioned by the industry trade group CropLife International. When including the “ripple effects” to the overall U.S. economy, the report by researcher Informa ...
Source: Fox News
An outbreak of salmonella in at least nine states that’s infected 93 people has been traced to pre-cut melon, according to the Centers for Disease Contro
The current European food system is not sustainable. On the bright side, the European food system provides 4.2 million jobs in Europe, feeds more than 500 million Europeans, and its greenhouse gases emissions have decreased 20%...
April 10, 2019 ‘Recipe for disaster’: NYS comptroller’s office says majority of eateries with serious food safety violations avoid enforcement actionsSource: New York Daily News
The audit examined how the state’s Department of Health monitored agencies responsible for enforcing food safety regulations. The comptroller’s office said auditors found food stored at the wrong temperature, which...
In 2017, the Food Marketing Institute (which represents grocers and other food retailers) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (which represents food and beverage manufacturers) announced a voluntary standard, paring down...
April 4, 2019 What we aren't eating is killing us, global study findsSource: CNN
Which risk factor is responsible for more deaths around the world than any other? Not smoking. Not even high blood pressure. It's a poor diet.
Source: News Medical
The 2019 Global Report on Food Crises, a product of the Global Network against Food Crises, was presented jointly by the European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the UN World Food...
April 1, 2019 Want Sustainable Farming? Look To High-Tech FarmsSource: Forbes
A growing body of research suggests that consumers can help mitigate the impacts of climate change by eating less meat from ruminant animals like beef and lamb. Despite the raging debate about beef’s impacts, the data shows red...
March 29, 2019 How Good Food 100 Restaurants Is Helping To Create A More Transparent And Sustainable Food IndustrySource: Forbes
Words like “farm-to-table,” “seasonal” and “locally sourced” are on so many restaurant menus these days, but with a lack of regulation around these terms there’s no telling what they actually mean. As the food industry moves...
March 29, 2019 White people’s diets are killing the environment: studySource: NY Post
Caucasian populations are disproportionately contributing to climate change through their eating habits, which uses up more food — and emits more greenhouse gases — than the typical diets of black and Latinx communities,...
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