Locusts have reportedly ravaged wheat, cotton and vegetable crops in Pakistan in the worst infestation in the country since the 1990s.
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A report comissioned by the Wildlife Trusts points out that there is a decline in insect populations due to the over use of insecticides and pesticides, which puts global food production at risk.
McDonald’s has expanded its sustainability efforts with the launch of its new initiative ‘Better M’. New Food spoke to Keith Kenny, Vice President of Sustainability at McDonald’s, about the launch and the different elements that the project encompasses.
The Portland State University study found 11 microplastic pieces per oyster and nine per clam in the study sample, which can come from clothing made from synthetic or natural materials or derelict fishing gear.
Researchers have looked at the genomes of watermelons, creating a resource that could help plant breeders increase the fruit's quality and ability to thrive during an era of climate change.
Supermarkets in Canada have launched sustainability initiatives to reduce the amount of packaging being used in the food industry. But will consumers respond to the environmental ambitions? Here, Dr. Sylvain Charlebois from Dalhousie University takes a look.
New Food advisory board member, Jaclyn Bowen, hears from Scott Sensenbrenner, CEO of Enzymedica, to discuss how coral reef restoration is vital for global sustainability.
Stanford University researchers have simulated predicted environmental conditions of the year 2100, and results have shown a decrease in rice yields and a rise in toxic arsenic levels in rice due to increased temperatures.
The 'Chocogeddon' campaign, unveiled by Fairtrade Finland, aims to raise awareness of the impact of climate change on the chocolate supply chain.
GlobalData’s 2019 Q3 consumer survey found that 71 percent of global consumers consider it ‘quite’ or ‘extremely’ important for product packaging to be made from sustainable or renewable sources.
A report by the Changing Markets Foundation has found links between some of the world’s top supermarkets and illegal, unsustainable fishing operations.