As rail strike looms, US industry braces for impact

(NewsNation) — American consumers and nearly every US industry will be affected if freight trains grind to a halt next month. One of the biggest rail unions rejected a deal Monday, joining three others that have failed to approve contracts over concerns about demanding schedules and the lack of paid sick time. That raises the … Read more

H5N1 Avian Influenza virus: Implementation of a temporary control zone / News / Home

H5N1 Avian Influenza virus: Implementation of a temporary control zone Updated on 23/11/2022 Following the discovery of a pink flamingo infected with the H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus near the Scamandre pond in Vauvert in the Gard, the prefect of the Gard issued an order determining a temporary control zone ( ZCT) with a … Read more

Less and less antibiotics in farms, not in pets

The administration of antibiotics to farm animals has been falling almost continuously in France for ten years, reported Thursday the health agency Anses, which intends to monitor the increased exposure of cats, dogs and horses to these molecules. Since 2011, the starting point of the first “Ecoantibio” plan, exposure to antibiotics has decreased by 67.9% … Read more

Invers, insects to feed animals

“Reverse the loss of sense of agriculture, and return to peasant common sense. » Here is how Sébastien Crépieux, 45, explains the choice of name for his company Invers, which on Friday November 18 won the grand prize of the fourth edition of the competition “Innovate in the countryside: I undertake where I want to … Read more

Thanksgiving 2022 Countdown, FDA Has ‘No Questions’ On Upside Foods’ No-Kill Chicken, And Cop27 Focuses On Farming

My Thanksgiving prep has started. The mental prep, anyway. I’ve made a list and ordered my extras from the farm share network. I’ll pick it all up on Saturday, and that includes my pasture-raised turkey. My bird is coming from one of New York’s oldest organic farms, where they even mill their own mix of … Read more

USDA program keeps extra COVID-era money for fruits, veggies

(AP) – US agriculture officials proposed changes Thursday to the federal program that helps pay the grocery bills for low-income pregnant women, babies and young children, including extending a bump in payments for fresh fruits and vegetables allowed during the COVID-19 pandemic . The update also adds more whole grains, canned fish and non-dairy options … Read more

Canadian partners developing new line of plant-based

Vancouver, BC, Nov. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Delicious taste, a nutritious profile, sustainably sourced and a wide variety of choices—Canadians can expect to find all of these characteristics in a new line of products developed by partners Konscious Foods, Merit Functional Foods and Canadian Pacifico Seaweeds. Konscious Foods incorporates Canadian-grown and -processed ingredients, including … Read more

Rising food costs take a bite out of Thanksgiving dinner

In early November, Hays Culbreth’s mother sent a poll to a few family members. She said she could only afford to make two sides for their group of 15 this Thanksgiving and asked them each to vote for their favorites. Culbreth guesses green beans and macaroni and cheese will make the cut, but his favorite … Read more

The 30 Best Food And Sustainability Gifts Of 2022

When I sat down to interview Chef José Andrés on Thursday at the recently opened New York City location of his restaurant Zaytinya, I realized I was sitting with arguably one of the most charitable people in the world. Andrés told me all about how he has made it his life’s work to feed people, … Read more

Changing the wording about expiration dates could help reduce food waste

Changing the wording about expiration dates on perishable food items – which is currently unregulated and widely variable – could help reduce food waste, according to a new Cornell University-led study. A survey of consumers found that certain wording – “best by,” as opposed to “best if used by,” for example – had the potential … Read more