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January 7, 2016 Study Finds That Weather Disasters Took a Heavy Toll on CropsSource: NY Times
Droughts and heat waves wiped out nearly a tenth of the rice, wheat, corn and other cereal crops in countries hit by extreme weather disasters between 1964 and 2007, according to a new study
January 7, 2016 EPA says pesticide harms bees in some casesSource: Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • A major pesticide harms honeybees when used on cotton and citrus but not on other big crops like corn, berries and tobacco, the Environmental Protection Agency found
December 23, 2015 Americans aware of Chipotle outbreak eat there less often: pollSource: Reuters
Nearly a quarter of Americans who have heard of recent E. coli outbreaks at Chipotle Mexican Grill said they are eating less often at its restaurants, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Tuesday, while social media sentiment...
Greenhouse gas emissions from lettuce production are three times higher per calorie than from bacon, study finds
ABC News - Animals raised with no antibiotics are less likely to contain drug-resistant "superbug" bacteria than those routinely ... deputy director of the CDC's Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, said...
October 26, 2015 Hot dogs, bacon and other processed meats cause cancer, World Health Organization declaresSource: Washington Post
A research division of the World Health Organization announced on Monday that bacon, sausage and other processed meats cause cancer, and that red meat probably does, too.
October 26, 2015 Non-GMO Foods: U.S. and Global Market Perspective, 2015 Report
prnewswire.com - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/drdm7t/nongmo_foods_u) has announced the addition of the "Non-GMO Foods: U.S. and Global Market Perspective, 2nd Edition" report to their offering....
October 22, 2015 Americans Want Better Food Policy, Survey
Kansas City infoZine - Pocantico Hills, NY - infoZine - The research was released by â??Plate of the Unionâ??, a new campaign by the î??Union of Concerned Scientistsî??, Food Policy Action, and the HEAL...
October 21, 2015 New Research Shows Americans Want Better Food Policy
Union of Concerned Scientists - The research was released by â??Plate of the Unionâ??, a new campaign by the Union of Concerned Scientists, Food Policy Action, and the HEAL Food Alliance. This diverse group of food...
October 15, 2015 Report: Food Companies Gaining Ground on Product SustainabilitySource: Sustainable Brands
In the second Pure Strategies review of product sustainability programs, there was an increase of food companies building their efforts and using environmental and social considerations to inform business decisions across the...
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