Articles Tagged with ''food security''

California drought could mean higher food prices

A Sacramento newspaper reports farmers are idling thousands of acres, selling cattle stock prematurely and bulldozing hundreds of trees.
January 22, 2014
A Sacramento newspaper reports farmers are idling thousands of acres, selling cattle stock prematurely and bulldozing hundreds of trees.
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European Commission study urges reduction of food waste for economic improvement

The study concludes that reducing EU food waste by 40% in 2020 will result in annual savings of € 123 per person.
January 16, 2014
The study concludes that reducing EU food waste by 40% in 2020 will result in annual savings of € 123 per person.
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India passes expansive food bill amid worry over cost

The program would provide up to two-thirds of the country's population with cheap food.
August 27, 2013

The program would provide up to two-thirds of the country's population with cheap food.


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Scientists serve lab-grown burger made of stem cell beef

While the cost is currently prohibitive, proponents say lab-grown meat could help feed the world and fight climate change.
August 5, 2013
Taste testers say the burger's consistency was right, but flavor was lacking.
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World Food Prize awarded to three biotechnology scientists

Research on plant cell transformation using recombinant DNA could help alleviate food insecurity.
June 20, 2013
Research on plant cell transformation using recombinant DNA chttps://admin-foodengineeringmag.epublishing.com/admin/article/general/xml#ould help alleviate food insecurity.
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FDA offers free online courses on food defense

The courses are designed to prevent and mitigate intentional food contamination.
June 5, 2013
The courses are designed to prevent and mitigate intentional food contamination.
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General Mills joins US Food Waste Challenge as founding partner

The initiative will seek to reduce food loss by encouraging recovery for human consumption, animal feed, compost or energy generation.
June 5, 2013

The initiative will seek to reduce food loss by encouraging recovery for human consumption, animal feed, compost or energy generation.


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Food Security

Food Price Watch report finds consolidation of trend toward higher food prices

World Bank warns against complacency
November 30, 2012
The World Bank found high food prices in 2011-12.
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TECH FLASH

Food waste not only a problem in the US

July 24, 2012
A recent study from a European think tank says food waste in Europe averages to 180kg (397 lbs.) per person every year.
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TECH FLASH

Making the consumer part of the supply chain

July 24, 2012
Consumers with smartphones have access to nutritional data, coupons and, soon, the same supply chain information available to stores and distributors.
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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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