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.
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Monsanto will now have to convince a jury its glyphosate-based product does not cause one of the most lethal forms of cancer.
Making a future for heritage grains, cereals grown by robots, without direct human intervention, and greater food supply chain assurance, provided by blockchain technology, are the three big ideas behind this year’s contenders for the BBC Farming Today Future Food Award.
On the eve of the first World Bee Day on Sunday, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) urged countries and individuals to do more to protect bees and other pollinators or risk a sharp drop in food diversity.
The facts in the case of glyphosate are murky at the best of times, with each side accusing the other of either selective attention at best or evidence tampering at worst. In this latest development, it appears Germany has struck out on its own.
A Government consultation, ‘Health and Harmony: The Future for Food, Farming and the Environment in a Green Brexit’, launched this week, has been welcomed by the Food and Drink Federation as a first step in highlighting some of the challenges the food sector faces.
Farming crops with crushed rocks could help to improve global food security and reduce the amount of CO2 entering the atmosphere, a new study has found.
European Parliament ministers have failed to reach a resolution over relicensing the controversial herbicide glyphosate once again.
Representatives from the National Farmers Union Scotland (NFUS) have arrived in Belgium to argue the case for a controversial herbicide as the EU decides its future.
A study has found that Americans are significantly more likely to be exposed to glyphosate than they were when genetically modified 'Roundup Ready' crops first went on the market.