Category Archives: Agriculture & Forestry

SURVEY: Nearly half of US consumers avoid GMO foods, primarily concerned re. health impact; “What is the right amount of disclosure?”

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Of LCA – “Choice matters: The environmental costs of producing meat, seafood”… “Many seafood choices have low impact on the environment”

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“INVESTORS need ESG data and transparency….” New food index launched in New York; Salmon Aquaculture firms in the lead (MHG #1, lowest risk)

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UK hosts one of world’s first field trials of a genome-edited (GE) plant crop with “superior levels” of “fish oils” [LC-PUFAs] EPA & DHA…

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ROUNDTABLE on international actions for the development of insect Industry: towards a global collaboration between regional associations

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“THREAT of antimicrobial resistance is well established in bacteria, but has largely been neglected in fungi”… could lead to ‘global food shortages in future’

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SUSTAINABLE crop certification “could do more to help world’s poorest farmers”; 84,853 certs covering >1 million farms mapped

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Of “CHEAP new way to create GM foods” & “Regulatory stranglehold on gene editing would threaten sustainability of global food animal supply”…

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AMR: “even weak selective pressures can cause evolution of high-level [antibiotics] resistance”

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NEW VLOG & GlobalG.A.P. non-genetically modified (non-GM) add-on for the aquaculture & livestock sector

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IFFO responds to National Geographic: “Reality is that there is an opportunity for alternative ingredients like insect meal without needing to displace fishmeal”

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NATIONAL Geographic focuses on insect-eating farmed salmon: ‘Getting rid of fishmeal & showing safety, economic & environmental potential’

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SPANISH-led research finds that “Long-term consumption of sunflower and fish oils damages the liver” & highlights benefits of virgin olive oil

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IPIFF underlines role insects for food & feed could play in answering global societal challenges at high-level EU event

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ORGANIC farming can make an important contribution to world nutrition, but…; “Strategies for feeding the world more sustainably” – New research

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INTERNATIONAL Feed Industry Federation releases its 2016/2017 Annual Report

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RURAL areas, too long seen as poverty traps, key to economic growth in developing countries; “sweeping transformations needed” – FAO

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EU & FAO join forces to take action on food waste and antimicrobial resistance: “AMR marks a grave societal and economic burden”

Continue reading EU & FAO join forces to take action on food waste and antimicrobial resistance: “AMR marks a grave societal and economic burden”

“TRANSPARENCY is coming to the fore”: Expanding sustainable [sea]food market bringing fraud risks; Organic & eco-labelled foods at high risk

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