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Dow and Monsanto Team Up On the Mother of All Herbicide Marketing Plans

Dow and Monsanto Team Up On the Mother of All Herbicide Marketing Plans | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Working in cahoots with its erstwhile rival Monsanto, Dow is on the verge of unleashing a chemical gusher onto US farmland—with the USDA's blessing.
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Why the FDA Won't Act Against Agricultural Antibiotic Use

On December 22, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) quietly posted a notice in the Federal Register that it was effectively reneging on its plan to reduce the use of antibiotics in agricultural animal feed - a plan it has been touting since 1977.

Now, with virtually no public announcement, the FDA has decided it will continue to allow livestock producers to use the drugs in feed, unabated; a move that is threatening food safety by contributing to the spread of new, antibiotic-resistant "super-germs."

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With Work Scarce in Athens, Greeks Go Back to the Land

With Work Scarce in Athens, Greeks Go Back to the Land | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
As Greece’s economy plunges and unemployment rises, many Greeks are fleeing to the countryside and looking to the nation’s rich agricultural past as a guide to the future.
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A GAME CHANGER? Crowdsourced Website Documents World's Entire Food System

A GAME CHANGER? Crowdsourced Website Documents World's Entire Food System | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

A new, crowd-sourced website plans to document every angle of the food system. Given its stated aim of documenting "the entire food system", and given that ANYONE can upload photos and tell the story of their food, it seems like there is an opportunity for activists to tell the stories of the industrial food system through this platform too.

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EGYPT: Renewable energy, ecotourism and integrated farming are key to Sinai development

EGYPT: Renewable energy, ecotourism and integrated farming are key to Sinai development | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Just after the New Year, Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri held a ministerial meeting to discuss a new draft law that would establish an authority for the development of Sinai.
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USDA and Big Ag has Great Power Leverage it seems: Tories and Labour renew backing for GM food crops

USDA and Big Ag has Great Power Leverage it seems: Tories and Labour renew backing for GM food crops | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Farming minister tells conference GM can help meet rising food demand, while Mary Creagh MP calls for 'open mind' on GM (Food Security: Guardian ‘Tories and Labour renew backing for GM food crops’
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