Food and Agriculture Issues
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation (FAO) provides emergency livestock response for drought-affected communities in Ethiopia   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Ventures Africa - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is providing immediate livestock protectionto drought-affected pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in Ethiopia. Sending off a consignment of veterinary drugs...
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New Pork Inspection Rule   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Department of Agriculture – Food Safety and Inspection Service
Source: Ohio's Country Journal - WASHINGTON (DTN) — The Agriculture Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service on Tuesday published a rule in the Federal Register that ends government limits on the speeds that swine go through inspection lines....
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Trump moves to kill California’s clean car standards   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Consumer Federation of America
Source: The Verge - Another nonprofit group, the Consumer Federation of America, called it an attack on federalism. “It is inconceivable that the President is arbitrarily revoking a regulatory program that is supported by an amazingly diverse...
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Perdue Foods recalls nearly 500 pounds of frozen chicken sold in Ga.   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Department of Agriculture – Food Safety and Inspection Service
Source: WTOC-TV - (Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service) September 18, 2019 at 7:39 AM EDT - Updated September 18 at 7:46 AM WASHINGTON (WTOC) - Perdue Foods, a Perry, Ga. establishment, is recalling...
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The Man Who Makes Water From Thin Air Wins Half-A-Million Dollar Prize   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Conservation International
Source: Forbes - He is using his prize money to install 200 more panels in Bahia Hondita, Colombia, with the help of Conservation International, which will supply three liters of water per person every day. In devising the SOURCE Hydropanels,...
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Perdue Recalls Ready-to-Eat Chicken Products   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Department of Agriculture – Food Safety and Inspection Service
Source: The Daily Voice - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that the Georgia-based company is recalling the product, which contains wheat, which is undeclared on the product label. FSIS said...
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Perdue recalles 495 lbs of frozen ready-to-eat-chicken for undeclared allergens   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : U.S. Department of Agriculture – Food Safety and Inspection Service
Source: ABC 7 Chicago - according the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The frozen ready-to-eat chicken are labeled as gluten free chicken breast tenders were produced on Aug. 30.
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Lower costs entice corporations to embrace renewable energy solutions   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: MacTech - The Union of Concerned Scientists said that the burning of fossil fuels emits air pollutants and causes adverse effects to both the environment and public health. Consequently, the effects of climate change have caused glaciers...
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A newly designed vaccine may help stamp out remaining polio cases worldwide   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: The Conversation - Patricia L. Foster receives funding from the US Army Research Office. She is a member of the Union of Concerned Scientists and Concerned Scientists at Indiana University. Public health ...
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Healthy Soil Can Combat Climate Change from the Ground Up   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: dailyyonder.com - Between 2015 and 2018, states debated 166 bills related to soil health, according to an April 2019 report from the Union of Concerned Scientists. “When soil is healthy, it can hold a lot more water and drain better, but it...
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