Food and Agriculture Issues

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150 million more going hungry worldwide as war, COVID and climate crisis fuel a global food emergency   
July 07, 2022
Source: CBS News - WFP chief says if the world fails to act, "the result will be global destabilization, starvation, and mass migration on an unprecedented scale."
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CropLife Asia Supports UN Call for Food & Agriculture Policies Enabling Affordable Healthy Diets for all   
July 07, 2022
Source: Yahoo Finance - State of Food Security & Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report, CropLife Asia is taking the opportunity to stress regional partnership and collaboration among all food systems stakeholders in advancing policies that make safe,
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Truth telling and Michael Pollan on the psychedelic renaissance   
July 07, 2022
Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation - When it comes to reconciliation with First Nations people, what's the best form of truth-telling' Plus journalist and author Michael Pollan on his new TV series 'How to Change Your Mind' about psychedelic drugs and their...
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The FDA Is Setting Up A Process To Allow Foreign Formula Manufacturers To Permanently Sell Products In US   
July 07, 2022
Source: CBS Local - The US Food and Drug Administration announced plans Wednesday to work with foreign formula manufacturers to allow them to permanently sell their products in the United States.
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UN Report: Global hunger numbers rose to as many as 828 million in 2021   
July 07, 2022
Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - UN reports says that the number of people affected by hunger globally rose to 828 million in 2021, an increase of about 46 million since 2020.
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The 41 best books and podcasts on health and science to check out this summer   
July 07, 2022
Source: STAT - Check out recommendations from @michaelpollan, @doctorsoumya, @mclemoremr, @drpennyheaton, STAT readers and staff, and more!
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More baby formula being shipped from Australia   
July 07, 2022
Source: FOX8 Cleveland - As part of its Operation Fly Formula, the Biden administration is once again shipping baby formula from Australia to the United States.
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FDA develops plan to allow baby formula from overseas to continue to be available in U.S.   
July 07, 2022
Source: Penn Live - The need to diversify and strengthen the U.S. infant formula supply is more important than ever. The recent shutdown of a major infant formula plant, compounded by unforeseen n
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Labcorp to begin monkeypox testing doubling testing capacity   
July 07, 2022
Source: FOX21 News on MSN.com - COLORADO SPRINGS — Labcorp will begin testing for monkeypox using the Center for Disease Control & Prevention’s (CDC) orthopoxvirus test, which detects all non-smallpox-related
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Why business is booming for military AI startups   
July 07, 2022
Source: MIT Technology Review - The invasion of Ukraine has prompted militaries to update their arsenals—and Silicon Valley stands to capitalize.
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