By 2050 an expanded world population will be consuming two thirds more animal protein than it does today, bringing new strains to bear on the planet's natural resources, according to a new FAO report published December 14th.
Food drives to support local food banks are everywhere this time of year. But some argue that the whole food drive model is inherently inefficient and that hard cash donations are what food banks need most.
The worst drought in Texas' history has led to the largest-ever one-year decline in the leading cattle-state's cow herd, raising the likelihood of increased beef prices as the number of animals decline and demand remains strong.
Zamora is one of 700,000 Arizonans who live in what the U.S. Department of Agriculture terms a food desert, or a low-income area that lacks immediate access to healthy, affordable food. Of this group, 21 percent are considered both low access, or far from a large grocery store, and low income.
Experts and advocates say it’s especially challenging when those receiving SNAP benefits – there are more than 1 million of them in Arizona – live in areas without convenient access to healthy food.
Marketable yield, yield components, quality, and phenolic compounds of artichoke heads were investigated in response to three irrigation regimes and four nitrogen rates under subsurface drip irrigation.
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Modern food science has discovered that by using chemical additives we can now make old food appear almost as good. As a result, additives are now used in nearly every packaged food. This trend lies at the heart of our health problems.
Brussels - The European Union s food safety watchdog was slammed on Wednesday for failing to act on a conflict-of-interest case raised by one of its former employees, who switched sides to work for a genetically-modified (GM) crops company.