Food and Agriculture Issues
WTO Director-General Discusses Downturn in US Economy   
August 01, 2020
Source: PBS - The pandemic has finally brought the U.S. economy to its knees. Numbers released today show the U.S. economy contracted by nearly 33% from April to June, in its worst drop on record. To discuss this catastrophic downturn and its...
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Invitation to Attend: Launch of Global Action for Fungal Infections (GAFFI)   
August 01, 2020
Source: blogs.yu.edu - Fungal infections kill at least 1,350,000 people with or following AIDS, cancer, TB and asthma as well as causing untold misery and blindness to 300 millions more worldwide every year. Join Einstein/Montefiore's Dr. Liise-anne...
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Government Reports New Salmonella Outbreaks   
August 01, 2020
Source: NPR - (Soundbite of press conference) Dr. ROBERT V. TAUXE (Deputy Director, Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) We do not think the ...
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Le juste prix du commerce équitable   
July 31, 2020
Source: Libération - (1) Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International, coordonne les structures nationales de labellisation de commerce équitable.
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Per què hauries de prendre cafè sostenible'   
July 31, 2020
Source: EROSKI CONSUMER - Segell Fairtrade. Engegada en 1997 per diverses organitzacions socials, Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO) és una organització independent que, entre altres productes, avala el comerç just...
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'Vaccine nationalism': Is it every country for itself'   
July 31, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - It's dog eat dog in the world of COVID-19 vaccines. The deals - including those agreed by the United States, Britain and the European Union with the likes of Pfizer , BioNtech , AstraZeneca and Moderna - are undermining the...
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The United States Needs a Reformed WTO Now   
July 31, 2020
Source: R Street Institute - Letter to President Trump signed by 26 business and agriculture: “We urge your administration to embrace the plan to renovate the WTO appeals process outlined below. The proposal seeks to reform the Appellate Body in a...
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Western Growers AgTech Center secures first international partner   
July 31, 2020
Source: Imperial Valley Press - The Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology, a California-based incubator dedicated to accelerating the development of agricultural technologies, announced Thursday the government of Canada
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We Can, and Must, Hold a Safe and Fair Election in November   
July 31, 2020
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - This is the latest in an ongoing pattern of misinformation from the president that could mislead voters and undermine public trust in democracy, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). Below is a statement by Ken...
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Does coconut oil really threaten more species than palm oil' No, it doesn’t. (commentary)   
July 31, 2020
Source: Mongabay - According to data from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) the expansion in land area of coconut over the past three decades was 1.8 million hectares, or an area that ...
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