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October 14, 2015 In 2050 there will be 9 billion people on earth?. H?ow will we feed them? - visualisationSource: The Guardian
’Tis the season of harvest festivals and farmers are celebrating another bumper crop. British farmers have this year twice smashed the record for the world’s highest-yielding wheat crop ever recorded, first in the Lincolnshire...
September 14, 2015 The 5 Most Dangerous Foodborne PathogensSource: Food Safety News
It can be tricky business to say that one foodborne pathogen is more dangerous than another. Are the criteria the number of illnesses, number of deaths, or percentage of victims who die? Do the severity of an illness or chronic...
August 26, 2015 Farm income seen falling 36% in 2015Source: CNBC
U.S. farm income is forecast to decline 36 percent in 2015, worse than originally projected—and representing the lowest farm income since 2006, according to the government.
August 25, 2015 Safety of conventional ground beef takes a hit in studySource: SF Gate
At the height of the summer grilling season, a study released Monday indicates a stunning amount of ground beef in American grocery stores is infested with antibiotic-resistant “superbugs.”
August 17, 2015 Extreme Weather May Lead To Severe Global Food Shortages: Report
Tech Times - Demand for food around the world will rise by 60 percent over today's levels by the year 2050, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the îUnited Nationsî. Greater wealth around the...
August 5, 2015 US says COOL impact overstated
Feedstuffs - The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) told the îWorld Trade Organizationî that Canada and Mexico have overstated their losses regarding the U.S. mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL) laws by billions...
August 4, 2015 An unstoppable problem is making it increasingly difficult for the world to produce enough food
The Business Insider - The possibility of increased food shortages looms in a nearer future than we'd care to believe. Citing the UN's îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), the latest Grantham Mayo van...
July 10, 2015 Bees 'at risk from climate change' - text/videoSource: BBC News
Bumblebees are under threat from climate change, which significantly reduces the habitats in which they can survive, according to researchers.
The decline in the bee population could be caused by the insect’s high contamination of aluminum, a chemical element implicated as a factor in Alzheimer's disease in humans, a new study has found
Source: Mirror (UK)
A third of Brits are in danger of falling victim to a killer food poisoning bug, a leading watchdog has warned. According to a study by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), a third of the population is at risk of becoming ill because...
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