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How is human health impacted by the welfare of animals

The welfare of animals is not only important to animals but is also intrinsically linked to human health and the environment.
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The EU must enforce a pesticide tax

Experts warn that the EU agriculture sector is stuck in "permanent pesticide-dependence," and that major flaws exist in the current attempts to reduce the use of pesticides across the EU.
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How will Brexit policy affect your diet?

Brexit policy is to affect micronutrient food supplies in the UK, where foods imports will become harder to access due to trade deals.
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5 most expensive cities to live in the world

Ever wondered where the most expensive cities to live in the world are? Open Access Government looks into price comparisons of basic goods and utilities in 5 of the priciest cities around the globe.

5 ways to reduce food waste and live more green

With the UK continuing to send 18 million tonnes of food to landfill, here are some top tips to help you reduce food waste at home
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Innovative technology for sustainable food production

Bengt Fellbe, Leader at SSEC, argues that sustainable and climate-smart food production requires competent and cutting-edge technology
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In Puerto Rico, USDA holds the line on African swine fever

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, explains here how in Puerto Rico, they hold the line on African swine fever (ASF)

Where do you get information about food allergy or celiac disease and food safety?

Rick Goodman, University of Nebraska, discusses food allergy risk assessments for new foods in different countries
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Up-cycling of shrimp side-streams for food & health food products

Professor Jacobsen, Scientist, Ali Jafarpour, Assistant Professor, Federico Casanova & Nina Gringer evaluate up-cycling in the shrimp peeling industry
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The impact of cooking and cleaning on health

Professor of Indoor Air Chemistry examines exposure to indoor and outdoor pollution, through the impacts of cooking and cleaning on indoor air quality
food allergies

Food allergies: An epidemic in the making?

Aarthi JanakiRaman, Research Director, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, sheds light on food allergies and considers if this is an epidemic
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Factory farming, zoonotic disease and the risk of pandemics

Compassion in World Farming Research Manager dissects some of the dangers of the factory farming industry, discussing the spread of zoonotic diseases.
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Controlling Banana Xanthomonas Wilt Disease in East Africa

Experts Leena Tripathi, Jaindra Nath Tripathi and Richard Goodman, provide a compelling analysis of controlling Banana Xanthomonas Wilt Disease in East Africa.
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Changing food labelling will help consumers make healthier choices

Rachel Bradford, Nutrition Policy Manager, Danone UK, expresses the need for an urgent change to our front of pack food labelling system to help consumers make healthier choices.
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Unhealthy food promotion will be restricted in retailers from October 2022

Promotions on food and drinks high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) in retailers will be restricted from October 2022, UK government announces.
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Commission launches EU Code of Conduct on Responsible Food Business and Marketing Practices

The European Commission has officially launched the EU Code of Conduct on Responsible Food Business and Marketing Practices, under its Farm to Fork Strategy.
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Conservation and the right to food

Winy Vasquez, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, with Terry Sunderland, shed light on conservation and the right to food.
sustainable food manufacturing

Fostering future net-zero with sustainable food manufacturing

James Sopwith, group strategic account director at adi Group, discusses engineering’s part in supporting a smarter, healthier and altogether more sustainable food manufacturing operation.
sustainable food system

A sustainable food system is in reach, but only if we diversify

The future development of a truly sustainable food system relies heavily on the diversification of protein sources, highlights Dr Emanuele Zannini, Project Coordinator of the EU funded Smart Protein Project.
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Gene-edited crops are not GMOs 2.0

David Green, Executive Director at U.S. Sustainability Alliance and a commentator and advisor on food and agriculture for GreenOrange, argues that gene-edited crops are not GMOs 2.0.

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