User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
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Last updated: Jul 16 2019 18:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Elderly Couple Kicked Off Cruise Ship After Losing Passport: 'Truly Horrendous Experience Where We Were Treated Like Pieces of Meat' 16.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The couple had spent more than $12,500 on what they hoped would be a dream holiday.
U.S. agriculture needs a 21st-century New Deal 10.7.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
How can we give power back to farmers — and out carbon back into the ground?
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Countries' Climate Plans (NDCs) Are Missing a Big Opportunity: Reducing Food Loss and Waste 3.7.2019 WRI Stories
Countries' Climate Plans (NDCs) Are Missing a Big Opportunity: Reducing Food Loss and Waste Comments|Add Comment|PrintOne-third of the food the world produces is ultimately lost or wasted. Photo by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency In the run up to the UN Climate Action Summit in September 2019, national leaders will be looking for ways to ratchet up their commitments—known as “Nationally Determined Contributions” (NDCs)—under the historic Paris Agreement on climate change. One way to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Country Climate Plans (NDCs) Are Missing a Big Opportunity: Reducing Food Loss and Waste 3.7.2019 WRI Stories
Country Climate Plans (NDCs) Are Missing a Big Opportunity: Reducing Food Loss and Waste Comments|Add Comment|PrintOne-third of the food the world produces is ultimately lost or wasted. Photo by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency In the run up to the UN Climate Action Summit in September 2019, national leaders will be looking for ways to ratchet up their commitments—known as “Nationally Determined Contributions” (NDCs)—under the historic Paris Agreement on climate change. One way to increase... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Mississippi Food-Labeling Law Ban Terms Like 'Meatless Meatballs' and 'Vegan Bacon' 3.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Our marching orders were to protect beef nomenclature," says Danielle Beck of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association.
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Big Dairy wants you to know vegan butter isn’t actually butter 20.6.2019 LA Times: Business

Miyoko Schinner is a perfect illustration of the American dream. To the U.S. dairy industry, however, she is something altogether different.

A Japanese immigrant, Schinner started a small company that blossomed into a wildly successful vegan cheese maker, one with the potential to do for dairy...

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7 ways for cities to slash plastic pollution 18.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Let's send community cleanup days to the trash heap.
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Trump wants to limit aid for low-income Americans. A look at his proposals 11.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Low-income Americans who take advantage of government safety net programs could be affected by a number of proposed rules and actions in areas such as housing, food aid, overtime and immigration.
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How regenerative land and livestock management practices can sequester carbon 7.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
General Mills' CSO on how animal agriculture can be regenerative, too.
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For Danone, Business And Environmental Goals Are One And The Same 6.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
For Danone, Business And Environmental Goals Are One And The Same
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FDA finds surprisingly high levels of PFAS in certain foods – including chocolate cake 3.6.2019 Nanotechnology Notes
Tom Neltner, J.D., Chemicals Policy Director and Maricel Maffini, Ph.D., Consultant As reported by the Associated Press today, at a conference last week in Helsinki, Finland, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) presented the results of three studies it conducted of 16 per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in various foods. A friend who attended the conference […]
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FDA finds contamination by “forever chemicals” in grocery store meats, seafood and chocolate cake 3.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Food and Drug Administration’s first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to unreleased findings FDA researchers presented at a scientific conference in Europe.
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FDA food sampling finds contamination by 'forever chemicals' 3.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The levels in nearly half of the meat and fish tested were double or more the only currently existing federal advisory level for any kind of the widely used manmade compounds, which are called per- and polyfluoroalykyl substances, or PFAS.
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Is CBD Legal? Ben & Jerry's Announces Pending Ice Cream Addition 31.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The substance still hasn't been approved by the FDA, but that could change in hours.
To reduce food waste, FDA urges 'best if used by' date labels 23.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Confusion over whether a food is still safe to eat after its "sell by" or "use before" date accounts for about 20 percent of food waste in U.S. homes, the FDA says. The new wording aims to clear that up.
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Countries Banning Kosher Meat Are Forcing ‘Expulsion’ of Jews, Says U.S. 15.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
President Donald Trump’s ambassador against anti-Semitism also decried the spread of anti-Jewish sentiment around the world.
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Trump administration considering changes that would redefine the poverty line 9.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The possible change involves a different inflation measure to adjust the poverty threshold annually. Anti-poverty groups worry that many low-income people would be pushed off assistance programs.
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Rhode Islander Starts Fundraiser To Pay Off District's School Lunch Debt 9.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
According to a Facebook post from the Warwick School District, the complete total owed for outstanding lunch balances is $77,000.
Scientists have declared a biodiversity crisis — here's what that means for business 8.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A ground-breaking UN report yesterday revealed scale of threat facing the natural world.
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Too much cadmium and lead in kids’ food according to estimates by FDA 7.5.2019 Nanotechnology Notes
Tom Neltner, J.D., Chemicals Policy Director and Maricel Maffini, Ph.D., Consultant The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a study in April estimating young children’s exposure to lead and cadmium from their diets and identifying food groups that are a significant source of these heavy metals. The study used data from the agency’s Total Diet Study […]
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