Feeding America has announced several new appointments to its Board of Directors, utilising the expertise of several different industries and sectors.
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US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The USDA and the EPA have announced seven new US Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions. These are food industry leaders that have committed to reducing food loss and waste in their US operations by 50 percent by 2030.
Researchers at Silent Spring Institute have uncovered evidence of EPA-permitted pesticides causing mammary gland tumours in animals and have called for guidelines to be updated.
The suing organisations are Center for Food Safety, Beyond Pesticides, the Rural Coalition, Organización en California de Lideres Campesinas and the Farmworker Association of Florida.
The EPA is being sued by environmental agencies for exempting factory farms for producing air pollution information.