Food and Agriculture Issues
2019 State of Climate Services: Agriculture and food Security   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: ReliefWeb - WMO spearheads the Global Framework for Climate Services and prepared the report in partnership with the Adaptation Fund, the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), the Food and...
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THE SUSTAINABILITY CONSORTIUM TO BREAK DOWN SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING BARRIERS   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Sustainability Consortium (TSC)
Source: GlobeNewswire - April 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A major effort to remove farm data reporting barriers related to sustainability is being undertaken by The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) with members that include Agrible, Inc. The objectives...
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Women candidates irked over mandatory provisions of toilets at their homes for panchayat polls   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Hunger Project
Source: The Free Press Journal - They were here to participate in a dialoque on ‘Women’s Participation in Panchayat Elections’ organised by The Hunger Project India at a local hotel here on Wednesday. The Hunger Project has launched a SVEEP...
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A spike in food prices may not cause a recession, but it could spark a humanitarian crisis: Nomura   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: CNBC - Between June 2010 and February 2011, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations food price index surged by 41%. That surge contributed to the Arab Spring protests, Nomura's chief economist, Robert Subbaraman,...
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FDA Launches Consumer-Friendly Web Search   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : STOP Foodborne Illness
Source: Ohsonline.com - and Safe Tables Our Priority to gain their insights on how to most effectively and easily communicate recall information to consumers.
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50 Biggest Food Recalls of the Year   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Department of Agriculture – Food Safety and Inspection Service
Source: 24/7 Wall St - The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is charged with ensuring the safety of meat, poultry, some fish, and processed egg products. In pursuing that goal, it regularly...
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Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Subcommittee Issues Testimony From Consumers Union   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Consumers Union
Source: Insurancenewsnet.com - "I appear here today on behalf of Consumers Union, the advocacy division of Consumer Reports, an independent, nonprofit organization that works side by side with consumers to create a fairer, safer, and healthier world.1 "...
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What does a fair trade logo actually mean'   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : TransFair USA
Source: The Christian Century - What happened' Soon after FLO was born, Transfair USA became its official representative in the United States, exclusively brokering the only available fair trade mark. Yet, as Daniel Jaffee and Philip Howard report, Transfair...
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Zika Virus Outbreak on Yap Island, Federated States of Micronesia   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source: The New England Journal of Medicine - In 2007, physicians on Yap Island reported an outbreak of illness characterized by rash, conjunctivitis, and arthralgia. Although serum from some patients had IgM antibody against dengue virus, the illness seemed clinically...
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UGA symposum explores the role of climate and ecology on infectious disease   
(Thursday - December 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Source: UGA Today - The keynote speaker will be Dr. Ali Khan, acting deputy director for the National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. His professional career has focused on ...
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