Food and Agriculture Issues

SEC, SASB, GRI, IIRC, FSB-TCFD

What SF calls compost, activists call 'toxic sludge'   
September 26, 2020
Source: ABC7 San Francisco - But the Organic Consumers Association says it is dangerous sewage sludge. "Which comes from industry, hospitals, storm water runoff and residential homes; it belongs in a hazardous waste dump ...
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Psst, Boll & Branch Is Having A Rare Sale On Its Bestselling Sheets   
September 26, 2020
Source: Refinery29 on MSN.com - If your 2020 looks anything like ours, there’s a high chance you’re reading this from your bed. There’s no shame in that. Extended stay-at-home orders have turned any and every surface in our homes into a...
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Local folks worried about ‘Frankenfood’ participate in protest   
September 26, 2020
Source: Post Independent Citizen Telegram - “The government is acting in favor of corporate interests.” According to Organic Consumers Association, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration requires no pre-market health safety studies, “and the only...
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Africa: A World Without Hunger Is Also About Protecting Food   
September 26, 2020
Source: AllAfrica.com - The Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Qu Dongyu, recalled the importance of this issue that "means wasting scarce natural resources ...
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China, Seeking a Friend in Europe, Finds Rising Anger and Frustration   
September 26, 2020
Source: New York Times - According to a survey published last week by the European Council on Foreign Relations, only 7 percent of Europeans believe that China is a useful ally in the fight against the pandemic ...
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Food Industry Reform Needed In U.S.   
September 26, 2020
Source: NPR - Food writer Michael Pollan thinks food industry reform goes hand in hand with health care reform. Host Guy Raz talks to Pollan about how to improve America's eating habits and wean the country ...
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Some freed Taliban returned to battlefield: Top Afghan official   
September 26, 2020
Source: Al Jazeera English - which is a violation of the agreement that they had made,” Abdullah said during an online conference with the US Council on Foreign Relations. Abdullah said talks between the two sides had begun ...
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Are You Ready for a Second Round of Pandemic Lockdowns'   
September 26, 2020
Source: Reason - Britain's government imposed new pandemic restrictions, threatening a second full-scale lockdown if people don't comply. Israel is already in the midst of renewed strictures on schools, "non-essential" businesses,
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Mediaplanet and Star of Stay Here on Netflix, Pete Lorimer, Partner to Discuss Putting People First in Real Estate   
September 26, 2020
Source: Benzinga.com - Mediaplanet announces national cross-platform campaign, 'America at Work' with Pete Lorimer as the print cover star, addressing a range of industries affected by
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Impact Analysis of Covid-19   
September 26, 2020
Source: Medgadget - Moreover, in 2017, BioVision Inc. launched Cas9 recombinant protein for genome editing. Cas9 protein of the CRISPR-Cas9 system is an RNA-guided DNA endonuclease enzyme, which aids in unwinding of ...
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