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Category: Food Systems :: Global Food System
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Can better broadband and big data save rural America? 21.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Independent farms need better internet to survive, let alone to compete with the large agriculture industry.
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Lawsuit accuses JBS USA of illegal releases of slaughterhouse waste into South Platte tributary near Greeley 24.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
A lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday accuses meat processing giant JBS USA of illegally dumping slaughterhouse waste from a plant near Greeley into a tributary of the South Platte River.
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Can small-scale farmers grow a healthier California? 20.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Where industrial monocrops dominate, small farms form an agricultural resistance in the Central Valley.
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Conagra Brands to close Boulder office, eliminate all 100 jobs starting in May 6.2.2019 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Conagra Brands is closing its Boulder office and eliminating all 100 positions staring in late May, the company told state officials Tuesday.
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Second Avanti location opening in former Cheesecake Factory space on Boulder’s Pearl Street 14.1.2019 Denver Post: Lifestyles
The Boulder version of Avanti will also have bars -- two of them -- along with six different food stalls and a rooftop deck.
Second Avanti location opening in former Cheesecake Factory space on Boulder’s Pearl Street 14.1.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
The Boulder version of Avanti will also have bars -- two of them -- along with six different food stalls and a rooftop deck.
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Skyscraper farms are about to go global 23.12.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Spread Co.'s second vertical farm and could mark a turning point for vertical farming -- bringing the cost low enough to compete with traditional farms on a large scale.
Conagra buying Boulder Brands owner Pinnacle Foods in $10.9 billion deal 28.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
CHICAGO -- Conagra is buying Boulder Brands parent Pinnacle Foods Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $10.9 billion that will help the food company expand in the frozen food and snacks categories.
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As NAFTA talks continue, your hamburger hangs in the balance 2.2.2018 Denver Post: Food
Few meals are more American than a burger and fries, the combo McDonald's made globally famous. But few Americans probably realize how much the affordability of that classic meal depends on a free-trade agreement.
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Families in Food: Shaken and Stirred 24.12.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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15 dead, 10 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco 20.11.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A stampede erupted while food aid was being distributed in a Moroccan village Sunday and at least 15 people died and 10 were injured, authorities said.
A fungus is threatening the world’s most popular fruit 10.10.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
In a hot, dry field near a place called Humpty Doo in Australia's Northern Territory, scientists are racing to begin an experiment that could determine the future of the world's most popular fruit, the lowly banana.
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As oceans acidify, shellfish farmers respond 18.9.2017 Current Issue
Scientists collaborate to mitigate climate impacts in the Northwest.
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Could Congress put horsemeat back on the menu in America? 18.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • It’s taboo to eat horse in America. Anyone who wants to kill horses for human consumption in the United States will face plenty of obstacles — one of the biggest being Congress’ ban on Department of Agriculture funding for horsemeat inspections. But that may soon change: A panel in the House of Representatives has voted to lift restrictions on horse slaughter for meat. The amendment that banned funding for horsemeat inspections, which was tacked on to the annual USDA funding bill, w... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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States sue over EPA’s decision to keep pesticide on market 6.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • Several states are seeking to join a legal challenge to a Trump administration decision to keep a widely used pesticide on the market despite studies showing it can harm children’s brains. Led by New York, the coalition filed a motion Wednesday to intervene in a legal fight over the continued spraying of chlorpyrifos on food. Massachusetts, Maryland, Vermont, Washington, and the District of Columbia also joined the suit. The states claim that Environmental Protection Agency chief Sc... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Techniques of the trade: How to properly fertilize your Colorado vegetable garden 30.6.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
I learned the hard way that too much fertilizer, or too much of one nutrient, can lead to excessive growth, stunted growth or dead plants.
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EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide ban 28.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • The Trump administration’s top environmental official met privately with the chief executive of Dow Chemical shortly before reversing his agency’s push to ban a widely used pesticide after health studies showed it can harm children’s brains, according to records obtained by The Associated Press. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s schedule shows he met with Dow CEO Andrew Liveris on March 9 for about a half hour at a Houston hotel. Both men were featured spe...
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Scores of farm workers, activists march on Ben & Jerry’s 18.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Montpelier, Vt. • Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched Saturday on a Ben & Jerry’s factory to push for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk for the ice cream maker that takes pride in its social activism. Protesters said Ben & Jerry’s agreed two years ago to participate in the so-called Milk with Dignity program, but the company and worker representatives have yet to reach an agreement. “We can’t wait any more. We are going to pressure them and see what happe...
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14 killed as soldiers clash over drought food aid in Somalia 9.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Mogadishu, Somalia • At least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed Friday as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia’s southwestern city of Baidoa, where tens of thousands of people have streamed in seeking assistance. The fighting broke out at a distribution site after some soldiers tried to steal food sacks meant for displaced people and other soldiers guarding the aid stopped them, said police Col. Isaq Hassan. At least 20 people were injured. Some were in critical...
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Punch List: It might actually be warm enough to plant in the last week in May 26.5.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Ready to set your tomato starts out? Here's how to make the most of them in your garden.
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