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Category: Food Systems :: Global Food System
Last updated: Sep 20 2019 03:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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IPCC on land use: What do the latest warnings mean for businesses? 12.8.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The headlines have been filled today with stark warnings from scientists about the state of the world's land masses — how will this impact the business community?
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New evidence shows popular pesticides could cause unintended harm to insects 7.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Studies are revealing new, unintended threats that neonicotinoid pesticides pose to insects. The chemicals, widely used by farmers, are difficult to control because they persist in the environment.
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Ideas for feeding the world without destroying it 2.8.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
There are many ingredients in the solution, ranging from plant-based diets to regenerative agriculture.
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Growing change: Can agriculture be good for the climate? 2.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Regenerative farming practices can promote soil fertility. They also have the potential to build economic resilience on farms by buffering the risk from threats such as pests, diseases and climate shocks.
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Cargill pledges to tackle climate impact of beef business 31.7.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Regenerative agriculture is central to new plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions by one-third over the next decade.
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Food companies should know what’s in the packaging. Here’s why. 26.7.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Food companies should know what’s in the packaging. Here’s why.
Running a lean kitchen like Google and Sodexo is the path to food waste prevention 24.7.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
How Leanpath uses measurement and analytics to solve the trillion-dollar global problem, one commercial kitchen at a time.
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A clear-cut case for business action on deforestation 23.7.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Two new studies show that widespread corporate action on deforestation isn't yet taking root. And that's a risk for companies.
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What is Chlorpyrifos? Donald Trump's EPA Says It Won't Ban Controversial Pesticide Linked to Brain Development Problems in Children 19.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The chemical belongs to a class of pesticides known as organophosphates which are used on more than 50 different crops.
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10 Breakthrough Technologies Can Help Feed the World Without Destroying It 17.7.2019 WRI Stories
10 Breakthrough Technologies Can Help Feed the World Without Destroying It Comments|Add Comment|PrintResearchers are developing lower-emissions rice varieties, feed additives and other technological innovations to create a more sustainable food system. Photo by Kate Holt/AusAID */ How can the world feed nearly 10 billion people by 2050 while also advancing economic development, protecting and restoring forests, and stabilizing the climate? It won’t be easy and will require major new... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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