Productivity and environmental improvements are to be boosted in the UK farming sector for decades to come with new landmark legislation.
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Trials of food refill stations and 'naked florist' sections will last for at least three months in an Asda store in Leeds before a decision is made on whether to roll out, retrial or stop the features.
The Rainforest Action Network's assessment reportedly found that the actions taken by the major snack food brands are not enough compared to what is actually needed to address the impacts of their ever-growing consumption of Conflict Palm Oil.
The report, from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, has recommended strategies and a framework that regulatory agencies worldwide can adopt to support the availability of good quality, safe food and medicines globally, and identifies areas of greatest risk.
The US government said in December 2019 that it may implement duties of up to 100 percent on $2.4 billion in imports from France of Champagne, handbags, cheese and other products over the digital services tax, which it concluded would harm US tech companies.
Lead researcher Jaimie Van Norman is hoping to understand whether bigger roots survive stress better, with some of the biggest challenges to crops including drought and high levels of salinity in soils.
Heterosis, hybrid vigor, or outbreeding enhancement is said to be the improved or increased function of any biological quality in a hybrid offspring, which can potentially alter the dominance and over-dominance hypothesis in cattle.
The new labels, designed to help consumers understand the environmental impact of their diet, will reportedly start appearing on products from June 2019 and on the entire Quorn range by 2021.
The goals of this website are to provide enhanced customer service to innovators and developers, while ensuring Americans have access to safe and reliable food, and can learn more about the safe use of biotechnology innovations.
The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Food Price Index hits its highest level in five years amid strong biofuel demand for palm oil and sugarcane.
The Guardian reported that Environment Secretary, Theresa Villiers, said that for a country such as the UK to insist on being able to maintain its own high standards on environmental protections would be legal under WTO rules.
Developed with companies across the globe, Farmer Connect is said to be a traceability platform powered by IBM Blockchain designed to help increase traceability, efficiency and fairness in the coffee supply chain.
The fires in Australia have claimed human lives and over 500 million animal lives, and has burnt through approximately 12.35 million acres of land, many of which were used for agricultural purposes.
Between 2007 and 2017, the number of hop farms reportedly grew from 68 to 817 in the US, and hop acreage expanded from 31,145 to 59,429 acres.