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Category: Food Systems :: Global Food System
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Study suggests controversial pesticides may pose risks to fish populations, too 2.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
New evidence from Japan's Lake Shinji suggests that the widely used family of pesticides called neonicotinoids, already controversial for harming pollinators, could pose risks to fish as well.
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Diversifying crops is good for the planet. But can it be good for farmers' wallets? 23.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Fertilizer runoff is fueling the toxic algae bloom in the Gulf of Mexico. Farmers could help by growing crops in rotation to reduce the need for fertilizer. But it's unclear who will buy them.
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We know heavy metals are in food. Here’s how the Baby Food Council is taking on that challenge. 17.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
We know heavy metals are in food. Here’s how the Baby Food Council is taking on that challenge.
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How Zest Labs is tracking produce to reduce waste 17.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The company uses sensors to provide data about a product's shelf life.
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The power of social enterprise: Can a forgotten nut boost Nigeria's economy? 15.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
An innovative start-up is leveraging the original ingredient in Coca-Cola to kickstart sustainable development in the country.
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Court sends Daley decision back to MPCA over greenhouse gas issue 15.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday gave the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency a bit of homework when it delivered its decision in a case involving Daley Farms of Lewiston, Minn.
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4 ways to cut campus food waste, from colleges to corporates 7.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
From data to design, there are ways that we can take a bite out of food waste in the restaurant sector.
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Climate Week 2019: Huge commitments, big money and collaboration 30.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Now it's time to put in the work.
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RELEASE: Major Food Retailers & Providers, Rice Industry Announce New Food Loss and Waste Efforts 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Major Food Retailers & Providers, Rice Industry Announce New Food Loss and Waste EffortsMomentum on food loss and waste gaining, but action must accelerate to meet global target of 50% reduction, finds new report NEW YORK (September 24, 2019)— Leaders from across the food system today gathered in New York to announce landmark developments toward halving food loss and waste by 2030, in line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Target 12.3 to “halve per capita global... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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RELEASE: Major Food Retailers & Providers Join New “10x20x30” Food Loss and Waste Initiative 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Major Food Retailers & Providers Join New “10x20x30” Food Loss and Waste Initiative Commit to Engage Supply Chains in Halving Food Loss and Waste by 2030 New York (September 24, 2019) — Several of the world’s largest food retailers and providers have signed on to a new initiative to engage their supply chains in the fight against food loss and waste. Called “10x20x30,” the initiative brings together 10 of the world’s biggest food retailers and providers to each engage with 20 of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Trump plan would cut food aid for over 35,000 Minnesotans 20.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Some 18,000 children in Minnesota would be affected, according to the Department of Human Services. A public comment period on the proposal ends Monday and interested people can submit their comments online through the Federal Register.
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How synthetic biology can help build sustainable cities 6.9.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
For a more productive, efficient circular economy, an engineering approach to cellular biology could be the key.
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Episode 187: The WRI director on sustainable food systems; The lifecycle of corporate commitments 5.9.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Plus, how reporting can help investors and more on China's Belt & Road Initiative.
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Organic food health benefits have been hard to assess, but that could change 28.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Organic growing is proven to be better for biodiversity and chemical exposure, but is the food actually more nutritious?
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Farmers are reaping the love of Campbell, Kellogg, Stonyfield and Molson Coors 26.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
How big data and incentives are helping companies forge closer partnerships across agricultural supply chains.
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Review: The Cheesecake Factory is the restaurant America wants, deserves 20.8.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

The first Cheesecake Factory restaurant opened in Beverly Hills in 1978 and now has over 200 locations. With everything from Tex-Mex eggrolls to Thai lettuce wraps, it captures the essence of America — the good and the bad — in one over-the-top dining experience.

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Devastating banana fungus arrives in Colombia, threatening the fruit's future 16.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A fungus that has destroyed banana plantations in Asia is now in Latin America. The disease moves slowly, but there's no cure, and it could mean calamity for the continent's banana industry.
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The climate solutions beneath our feet 15.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
if 2020 is about ending deforestation, 2030 must be about eliminating indiscriminate conversion of land for agricultural purposes.
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Innovator BanQu builds blockchain and bridges for traceability, small farmers’ livelihoods 14.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Companies such as Anheuser-Busch InBev and Mars have allied with the company to help customers better understand their product origins and sustainability.
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Is grass-fed beef really better for the planet? Here's the science 13.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
There are many elements to consider: climate, animal welfare, greenhouse-gas emissions, land use. And with so many factors at play, sometimes the answer gets complicated.
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