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Russia bans all U.S. food, EU fruit and veg in sanctions response

Source: euro news Russia will ban all imports of food from the United States and all fruit and vegetables from Europe, the state news agency reported on Wednesday, a sweeping response to Western...

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05. 08. 2014
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Land Grabbing – A New Political Strategy for Arab Countries

Source: IPS News Food price rises as far back as 2008 are believed to be the partial culprits behind the instability plaguing Arab countries and they have become increasingly aware of the importance...

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21. 07. 2014
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Weapons of War: Syria Faces an Imminent Food and Water Crisis

Source: Chatham House […] Water as a weapon  The deliberate targeting of water supply networks and related structures is now a daily occurrence in the conflict. The water pumping station in Al-Khafsah, Aleppo...

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06. 08. 2013
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Syria seeks to tap frozen bank accounts for food supplies

Syria seeks to tap frozen bank accounts for food supplies

Source: Reuters Syria is trying to tap frozen funds in foreign bank accounts to step up purchases of foodstocks including wheat, as civil war and a deepening humanitarian crisis push President Bashar al-Assad to seek...

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26. 04. 2012
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The Illusion of Choice: The 10 corporations that control everything you buy

      Source: The Illusion of Choice

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11. 03. 2012
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Scientists warn EPA on Monsanto GMO corn rootworm

Scientists warn EPA on Monsanto GMO corn rootworm

A group of plant scientists is warning federal regulators that action is needed to mitigate a growing problem with biotech corn that is losing its resistance to plant-damaging pests. The stakes are high...

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07. 03. 2012
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JIM ROGERS: The Government Is Lying About Inflation And It’s Crushing The Consumer

JIM ROGERS: The Government Is Lying About Inflation And It’s Crushing The Consumer

What is feeding into oil prices at the moment? Iran obviously, is one thing, but another is in the U.S. it’s the infrastructure problem. We have oil but it’s in the wrong places....

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18. 02. 2012
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Test-tube burgers closer to reality

Test-tube burgers closer to reality

Tastes just like chicken. FYI: First artificial burger to cost £250,000  MEAT MADE FROM TURDS-(SHIT BURGERS)   Source: The Australian Mark Post, professor of vascular physiology at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, where...

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13. 02. 2012
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Feds shut down Amish farm for selling fresh milk

Feds shut down Amish farm for selling fresh milk

So the first domino has fallen.   The FDA has won its two-year fight to shut down an Amish farmer who was selling fresh, raw milk to eager consumers in the Washington region,...

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07. 02. 2012
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Brazil to overtake U.S. as top producer of genetically modified crops

Brazil to overtake U.S. as top producer of genetically modified crops

If you are purchasing fruits and vegetables from South or Central America at you local supermarket, guaranteed they are genetically modified.   Brazil is on course to dislodge the United States as the...

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02. 02. 2012
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Is it just China buying land worldwide? India, Saudi Arabia, US Universities…?

There is no doubt China is investing large sums of money to purchase land worldwide to guarantee the Chinese mineral and agriculture rights. Newswire – The Evil Chinese are buying farmland worldwide, we...

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01. 02. 2012
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Moonshine Produced from Heirloom Corn

Moonshine Produced from Heirloom Corn

Source: The Perennial Plate Episode 88: American Indian Mothers (and Fathers) from Daniel Klein on Vimeo.

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30. 01. 2012
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Chinese swoop on 16 dairy farms in New Zealand

Chinese swoop on 16 dairy farms in New Zealand

More info on the sale  Chinese might train on Crafar dairy farms Source: AP/Independent Chinese investors are buying New Zealand farmland for the first time, causing anxiety in a country heavily reliant on...

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27. 01. 2012
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Would You Like Sketchy Meat With That?

Would You Like Sketchy Meat With That?

Source: Courthouse News Service The Food and Drug Administration plans to allow for the importation of meat that contains residues of new animal drugs not approved in the United States. The FDA seeks...

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24. 01. 2012
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Bill Gates push for genetically-modified foods

Bill Gates push for genetically-modified foods

Source: ABC News After the Gates Foundation’s vaccination efforts in India, that nation reported only one case of polio last year. And while the foundation promises to fight on against preventable diseases, the top focus of...

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23. 01. 2012
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The future of food

The future of food

By 2050 there will be another 2.5 billion people on the planet. How to feed them? Science’s answer: a diet of algae, insects and meat grown in a lab. It looks like meat,...

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22. 01. 2012
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Subculture of Americans prepares for civilization’s collapse

Subculture of Americans prepares for civilization’s collapse

Is it truly a subculture of Americans? The FBI  had 16.5 million background checks for firearm purchases for 2011.  Firearm Background Checks Spike In 2011 According To FBI Statistics.   I recommend reading...

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15. 01. 2012
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Processed meat ‘linked to pancreatic cancer’

Processed meat ‘linked to pancreatic cancer’

A link between eating processed meat, such as bacon or sausages, and pancreatic cancer has been suggested by researchers in Sweden. They said eating an extra 50g of processed meat, approximately one sausage,...

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11. 01. 2012
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Leaked documents reveal US diplomats actually work for Monsanto

Leaked documents reveal US diplomats actually work for Monsanto

Biotech giant Monsanto has been genetically modifying the world’s food supply and subsequently breeding environmental devastation for years, but leaked documents now reveal that Monsanto has also deeply infiltrated the United States government....

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10. 01. 2012
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The Very Real Danger of Genetically Modified Foods

The Very Real Danger of Genetically Modified Foods

Update: I had a chance to read through the scientific journal in Nature Cell Research Exogenous plant MIR168a specifically targets mammalian LDLRAP1: evidence of cross-kingdom regulation by microRNA  and in the text of...

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02. 01. 2012
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Coca-Cola accused of propping up notorious Swaziland dictator

Coca-Cola accused of propping up notorious Swaziland dictator

Coca-Cola has been accused of propping up one of Africa‘s most notorious dictators. The multibillion dollar beverage company owns a concentrate-manufacturing plant in Swaziland, an impoverished kingdom ruled by Africa’s last absolute monarch,...

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30. 12. 2011
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IBM wins diet monitoring and reward patent

IBM wins diet monitoring and reward patent

Does your employer offer a “wellness rebate program?” No? Then you can’t be working for IBM, which has been bribing its staff to eat healthier since 2004. It’s a Watson-worthy idea, because what...

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28. 12. 2011
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This Next Generation Vending Machine

This Next Generation Vending Machine

The latest in the vending machine transformation is the concept machine by Sanden, a vending machine manufacturer, and Okaya Electronics. You can scroll through choices and make a selection using touchscreen. A massive...

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28. 12. 2011
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Gov’t to buy radioactive rice from Fukushima

Gov’t to buy radioactive rice from Fukushima

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said Tuesday that it will buy all the rice contaminated with radioactive cesium in Fukushima Prefecture. Agriculture minister Michihiko Kano said the government will buy all...

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26. 12. 2011
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Intel and Kraft’s iSample Biometric Vending Kiosks

Intel and Kraft’s iSample Biometric Vending Kiosks

The iSample is being used to offer customers trials of a new dessert. It allows Kraft to tailor the product to the shopper, and exclude children from the adult-focused promotion. Intel says it...

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07. 11. 2011
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GMOs are taking over your pantry

GMOs are taking over your pantry

daho farmer Phil Geertson was an alfalfa seed grower for many years, before losing out on big parts of his export market. He saw it coming. “We were in the plant-breeding business along...

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30. 10. 2011
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A Worrying Look At Food Inflation In The Coming Year

A Worrying Look At Food Inflation In The Coming Year

The folks at the USDA released their projections for 2011/2012-food price inflation. The bad news is that feeding ourselves will cost ~4% more in 2011. The good news is that USDA thinks prices...

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24. 10. 2011
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BPA Tied to Behavior Problems in Girls

In a new study of Cincinnati-area kids, girls exposed to higher levels of bisphenol A before birth had more behavioral problems and were more anxious and over-active than those only exposed to small...

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17. 10. 2011
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Fertilizer trees boost yields in Africa

Fertilizer trees boost yields in Africa

Fertilizer trees—which fix nitrogen in the soil—have improved crops yields in five African countries, according to a new study in the International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability. In some cases yields have doubled with...

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11. 10. 2011
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Peanut butter prices about to soar amid poor harvest

Peanut butter prices about to soar amid poor harvest

After searingly hot weather devastated the summer crop of Runner peanuts, the variety mostly used to make peanut butter, raw peanuts that cost about $450 a ton in 2010 now cost $1,150 a...

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11. 10. 2011
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Foreign insects, diseases got into US

Dozens of foreign insects and plant diseases slipped undetected into the United States in the years after 9/11, when authorities were so focused on preventing another attack that they overlooked a pest explosion...

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06. 10. 2011
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Pizza Vending Machines

Douglas: I thought I have seen it all. Sealed and refrigerated. Healthy and safe. Yeah Right.For years, I have been making my own pizza dough, the sauce and cooking them on the BBQ....

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03. 10. 2011
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The World’s Largest Floating Fish Factory

The World’s Largest Floating Fish Factory

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29. 09. 2011
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Denmark is to impose the world’s first “fat tax”

Denmark is to impose the world’s first “fat tax”

Starting from this Saturday, Danes will pay an extra 30p on each pack of butter, 8p on a pack of crisps, and an extra 13p on a pound of mince, as a result...

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26. 09. 2011
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USDA Wants Potatoes Out Of School Lunches

New guidelines from the U.S. Department of Agriculture would eliminate potatoes altogether from school breakfasts and drastically reduce the amount of potatoes served in lunches. Collins and Udall will attempt to strip funding...

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23. 09. 2011
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The 6 Most Horrifying Lies The Food Industry is Feeding You

#6. The Secret Ingredient: Wood What do they do with all the cellulose wood pulp? They hide it behind a bullshit name and make you eat it, that’s what. And everybody’s doing it....

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22. 09. 2011
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‘Land grabs’ leave people hungry and homeless – Oxfam

The trend for buying up huge areas of land in poorer countries to grow cash crops like sugar harks back to the Colonial era. But the problem has not gone away and may...

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14. 09. 2011
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Kids who drink raw milk have less asthma, allergies

Children who drink raw milk are less likely to develop asthma and allergies than those who stick to the safer pasteurized version, according to a large European study. Although the study isn’t ironclad...

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13. 09. 2011
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U.S. Poverty Climbed to 17-Year High in 2010

The U.S. poverty rate rose to the highest level in almost two decades and household income fell in 2010, underscoring the lingering impact of the worst economic slump in seven decades. Data released...

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01. 09. 2011
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First artificial burger to cost £250,000

First artificial burger to cost £250,000

Scientists have used animal cells to create an artificial form of meat without the need for the rearing and slaughtering of livestock. The product, known as “in vitro meat”, is made from thousands...

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31. 08. 2011
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Monsanto seeks OK for low-fat soybean

Monsanto seeks OK for low-fat soybean

The soybean industry is seeking government approval of a genetically modified soybean it says will produce oil lower in saturated fat, offer consumers a healthier alternative to foods containing trans fats and increase...

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25. 08. 2011
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Beef containing radioactive cesium served to elementary school children in Kanagawa

Beef containing radioactive cesium served to elementary school children in Kanagawa

Beef containing higher than the government standard levels of radioactive cesium has been fed to children in elementary school lunches in Kanagawa Prefecture, it has been revealed. Yokohama city authorities confirmed Thursday that...

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21. 08. 2011
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Number of Fukushima cows contaminated with radioactive cesium reaches 9

Number of Fukushima cows contaminated with radioactive cesium reaches 9

The number of cows raised in Fukushima Prefecture that have been newly detected as contaminated with radioactive cesium has reached nine, the prefectural government said Saturday. It was reported Friday that radioactive cesium...

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19. 08. 2011
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Illinois to feed Asian carp to the poor

Illinois to feed Asian carp to the poor

What do you do with a bony, ugly, jumpy, fat, fugitive fish that’s taken over the Mississippi and Illinois rivers and threatens the ecology of the Great Lakes? Grind them into fish sticks...

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16. 08. 2011
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Girl Scout Cookies vs. City Zoning Laws

Girl Scout Cookies vs. City Zoning Laws

In Hazelwood, Mo., Carolyn Mills and her daughters, Abigail, 14, and Caitlin, 16, have sold Girl Scout cookies from their driveway for years. But after a neighbor complained that the cookie stand created...

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15. 08. 2011
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Mushrooms Join Growing List of Radioactive Threats to Japan’s Food Chain

Mushrooms Join Growing List of Radioactive Threats to Japan’s Food Chain

Nameko mushrooms grown in the open air in Soma, a city about 40 kilometers (25 miles) north of the plant damaged in the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, were found to contain nine...

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13. 08. 2011
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Roundup herbicide research shows plant, soil problems

Roundup herbicide research shows plant, soil problems

Repeated use of the chemical glyphosate, the key ingredient in Roundup herbicide, impacts the root structure of plants, and 15 years of research indicates that the chemical could be causing fungal root disease,...

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12. 08. 2011
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What the USDA Doesn’t Want You to Know About Antibiotics and Factory Farms

What the USDA Doesn’t Want You to Know About Antibiotics and Factory Farms

Here is a document the USDA doesn’t want you to see. It’s what the agency calls a “technical review”—nothing more than a USDA-contracted researcher’s simple, blunt summary of recent academic findings on the...

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04. 08. 2011
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Food Stamp Nation: Alabama Helps Push U.S. Program to All-Time High

Food Stamp Nation: Alabama Helps Push U.S. Program to All-Time High

Alabama is responsible for much of the 1.1 million increase in food stamp recipients after horrific storms tore through the area and led some residents to seek disaster relief, according to the United...

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04. 08. 2011
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Warning over drug-resistant salmonella superbug

Warning over drug-resistant salmonella superbug

A potentially deadly drug-resistant form of salmonella is spreading across the world and has already infected hundreds of people in Britain, scientists have warned. The S. Kentucky “superbug” variant of salmonella bacteria appears...

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26. 07. 2011
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African land grab threatens food security: study

African land grab threatens food security: study

The trend is accelerating as wealthier countries in the Middle East and Asia, particularly China, seek new land to plant crops, lacking enough fertile ground to meet their own food needs, Washington DC-based...

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17. 07. 2011
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Drought cripples southern US farms

Drought cripples southern US farms

The drought has spawned wildfires, turning grasslands to ash. In Texas, the leading cotton producer in the US, 59 per cent of the cotton crop is in poor condition or worse. Harvests of...

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13. 07. 2011
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Missouri River floodwaters taking more farmland

Missouri River floodwaters taking more farmland

The swollen Missouri River was swamping more farmland in Missouri on Wednesday as federal officials began to prepare for a gradual reduction in water releases from a key dam starting later in July....

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13. 07. 2011
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China facing severe water crisis due to massive food production

China facing severe water crisis due to massive food production

As the world’s population increases, so too does its need for food and water – the two resources which are absolutely necessary to sustain life. And as it happens, one is needed to...

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13. 07. 2011
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McDonald’s argues it is a supermarket rather than restaurant in Russia

McDonald’s argues it is a supermarket rather than restaurant in Russia

In a legal battle that is likely to see dozens of other fast food chains in the world’s largest country following suit, McDonald’s successfully argued that it should be classified as a food...

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12. 07. 2011
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THE GREAT DROUGHT OF 2011 Is America’s Worst Since The Dust Bowl

THE GREAT DROUGHT OF 2011 Is America’s Worst Since The Dust Bowl

Fourteen states are suffering from a drought so early and severe that it’s already causing comparisons with the dust bowl years of the 1930’s. According to a story in The New York Times,...

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30. 06. 2011
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Bacteria From Dutch Poultry Linked to Superbugs in People

Bacteria From Dutch Poultry Linked to Superbugs in People

Bacteria on raw poultry meat in the Netherlands may be a source of superbugs in people, according to a study that suggests the use of antibiotics in food animals is causing life-saving drugs...

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20. 06. 2011
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New Vending Machine Dispenses Live Crabs

New Vending Machine Dispenses Live Crabs

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14. 06. 2011
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Scientists genetically engineer female ‘Frankenstein’ goats in male bodies to create ‘human’ breast milk

Scientists genetically engineer female ‘Frankenstein’ goats in male bodies to create ‘human’ breast milk

Genetic engineers are deliberately breeding transgender goats to see if their milk is similar to that produced by humans. The goats being created are effectively a female trapped in a male’s body, complete...

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08. 06. 2011
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New Viruses Found in Bees May Aid in Hunt to Explain Mysterious Deaths

New Viruses Found in Bees May Aid in Hunt to Explain Mysterious Deaths

Researchers have identified four new viruses that infect healthy honeybees, potential clues that may help them better understand why colonies are dying. Two of the discovered viruses, named Lake Sinai virus strains 1...

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02. 06. 2011
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E. coli outbreak caused by new strain

E. coli outbreak caused by new strain

An entirely new super-toxic bug is causing the frightening food poisoning outbreak that has sickened at least 1,600 people and killed 18, researchers and global health officials said Thursday. The DNA of the...

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31. 05. 2011
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Belarus to raise interest rates to 16%

Belarus to raise interest rates to 16%

Belarus is raising its main interest rate on 1 June to 16% from 14% as it tries to battle inflation. The central bank said the rise would increase the value of investments in...

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26. 05. 2011
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Oregon House Bill 2872 signed into law

Oregon House Bill 2872 signed into law

Creates exemption from food establishment license requirements for person that slaughters not more than 1,000 poultry per year and meets other conditions. >> Oregon Live Phantom Report: FYI

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17. 05. 2011
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More Bad Weather Could See Record Food Prices

More Bad Weather Could See Record Food Prices

With drought threatening food production in the EU, US and China, analysts at Renaissance Capital believe the next 8-10 weeks will be crucial to prices in 2011 and 2012. “If we do not...

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15. 05. 2011
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MRSA ‘Superbug’ Bacteria Found in Detroit Meat

MRSA ‘Superbug’ Bacteria Found in Detroit Meat

Now, drug-resistant superbugs are showing up in supermarket meat. Raw beef, chicken and turkey from Detroit grocery stores contained methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a sinister strain of bacteria that doesn’t respond to typical...

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11. 05. 2011
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USDA Looks to Approve Monsanto’s Drought-Tolerant Corn

USDA Looks to Approve Monsanto’s Drought-Tolerant Corn

The Obama administration will seek to allow the unlimited sale of a corn variety genetically engineered by Monsanto Co. to resist drought, the Department of Agriculture announced today. The corn, if approved, would...

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06. 05. 2011
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Food inflation, land grabs spur Latin America to restrict foreign ownership

Food inflation, land grabs spur Latin America to restrict foreign ownership

One of the first things passengers see when disembarking at Cuiaba airport in central Brazil  is a real estate advertisement promoting arable land to foreigners.South America has some of the most productive land...

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06. 05. 2011
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Kraft set to raise food prices again this year

Kraft set to raise food prices again this year

Food giant Kraft Foods, the owner of Cadbury, has warned that it will increase the prices of its products again this year because of higher raw material costs… Last year’s $1.89bn profit was...

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05. 05. 2011
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FDA issues first new rules under Food Safety Modernization Act

FDA issues first new rules under Food Safety Modernization Act

The first rule strengthens FDA’s ability to prevent potentially unsafe food from entering commerce.  It allows the FDA to administratively detain food the agency believes has been produced under insanitary or unsafe conditions. ...

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02. 05. 2011
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Genetic Modified soy: The invisible ingredient ‘poisoning’ children

Genetic Modified soy: The invisible ingredient ‘poisoning’ children

The home of Petrona Villasboa is surrounded by genetically modified (GM) soy fields. The golden crop looks like a bumper harvest but for her it is a symbol of death.Like many court cases...

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27. 04. 2011
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Kroger Affirms Forecast, Sees Grocery Prices Hikes

Kroger Affirms Forecast, Sees Grocery Prices Hikes

Kroger Co. says grocery prices are rising slightly, and it is passing along those hikes, but it may benefit from fuel prices going up because the discounts it offers on gasoline could attract...

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26. 04. 2011
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Food vs rent & Food Security

Food vs rent & Food Security

Food Security: New Threats, New Approaches In a press briefing last week, Robert Zoellick, president of the World Bank, cautioned that the world’s poor were “one shock away from a full-blown crisis” when...

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15. 04. 2011
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US Meat and Poultry Is Widely Contaminated With Drug-Resistant Staph Bacteria

US Meat and Poultry Is Widely Contaminated With Drug-Resistant Staph Bacteria

Researchers collected and analyzed 136 samples — covering 80 brands — of beef, chicken, pork and turkey from 26 retail grocery stores in five U.S. cities: Los Angeles, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Flagstaff and...

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14. 04. 2011
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Food prices: World Bank warns millions face poverty

Food prices: World Bank warns millions face poverty

World food prices are 36% above levels of a year ago, driven by problems in the Middle East and North Africa, and remain volatile, the bank said. That has pushed 44 million people...

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11. 04. 2011
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Leading brands of baby food found to contain arsenic and other toxins

Leading brands of baby food found to contain arsenic and other toxins

Small amounts of arsenic and other toxins found in the soil are getting into the ingredients used in top-selling baby foods, it has emerged. Manufacturers insist the levels are so low they do...

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11. 04. 2011
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Climate change ‘will increase heart deaths’

Climate change ‘will increase heart deaths’

Many more people will die of heart problems as global warming continues, experts are warning. Climate extremes of hot and cold will become more common and this will put strain on people’s hearts,...

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07. 04. 2011
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Drought hits southern U.S.

Drought hits southern U.S.

“The biggest drought concern now is the southern tier of the U.S.,” says climatologist Brian Fuchs of the National Drought Mitigation Center in Lincoln, Neb. And no real relief is in sight for...

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05. 04. 2011
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Ocean life can handle radioactive leaks/ Tuesday 5 million times the normal/Radioactive fish found in east Japan

Ocean life can handle radioactive leaks/ Tuesday 5 million times the normal/Radioactive fish found in east Japan

Releases of radioactive water into the ocean near Japan’s stricken nuclear complex shouldn’t pose a widespread danger to sea animals or people who might eat them, experts say.That’s basically because of dilution.”It’s a...

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05. 04. 2011
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Corn Near 33-Month Peak as World Supply Shrinks as Wheat at Four-Week High

Corn Near 33-Month Peak as World Supply Shrinks as Wheat at Four-Week High

Corn traded near its highest level in 33 months, wheat climbed to its most expensive in four weeks and soybeans gained on concern global supplies of grains may fail to keep pace with...

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28. 03. 2011
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‘Cheap’ Bread to Cost Billions in New Egypt

‘Cheap’ Bread to Cost Billions in New Egypt

Twenty of the flat, round pieces of local “eish” — “life” in Arabic, the word Egyptians use for the staple — cost just one Egyptian pound. That’s the equivalent of 17 U.S. cents...

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20. 03. 2011
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Elevated Radioactivity Found in Japanese Milk, Spinach

Elevated Radioactivity Found in Japanese Milk, Spinach

Raising concerns over possible contamination from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, Japan’s health ministry said Saturday that an abnormal amount of a radioactive material was detected in spinach grown about 110 kilometers...

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18. 03. 2011
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Food, Fuel and Medicine Run Short in Shelters

Food, Fuel and Medicine Run Short in Shelters

One week after a devastating  earthquake and tsunami struck Japan’s northeastern coast, the country was still grappling Friday with the difficult logistics of attending to half a million people in evacuation shelters  running...

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17. 03. 2011
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Spring Flooding Underway, Expected to Worsen through April

With spring flooding already underway over portions of the U.S., NOAA forecasters are warning the worst is yet to come. Almost half the country – from the North Central U.S. through the Midwest...

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17. 03. 2011
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EU urges radiation tests on Japanese food imports

EU urges radiation tests on Japanese food imports

The European Union’s executive arm has advised EU governments to check levels of radioactivity in food and feed imports from Japan, following the country’s nuclear crisis. Japan’s agricultural exports to Europe consist mainly...

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17. 03. 2011
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No home. No help. No hope: Now Japan’s despair turns to anger

No home. No help. No hope: Now Japan’s despair turns to anger

the sharpest reproach for the government was visible in the country’s north-east yesterday. With lines for food stretching six city blocks, temperatures below freezing in many places and snow further hampering relief efforts,...

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15. 03. 2011
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Japan radioactivity could enter food chain

Japan radioactivity could enter food chain

Radioactive materials spewed into the air by Japan’s earthquake-crippled nuclear plant may contaminate food and water resources, with children and unborn babies most at risk of possibly developing cancer. Experts said exposure to...

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08. 03. 2011
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Food sold in recycled cardboard packaging ‘poses risk’

Food sold in recycled cardboard packaging ‘poses risk’

Researchers found toxic chemicals from recycled newspapers had contaminated food sold in many cardboard cartons. The chemicals, known as mineral oils, come from printing inks. Cereal firm Jordans has stopped using recycled cardboard...

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02. 03. 2011
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Corn reaches 2 1/2 year high on supply fears

Supply concerns shoved U.S. corn futures to highs not seen since mid-2008 Tuesday. Nearby corn for March delivery rose 4 3/4 cents, or 0.7%, to $7.27 1/4 a bushel at the Chicago Board...

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28. 02. 2011
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No Inflation? That’s Not What Food Prices Are Saying

No Inflation? That’s Not What Food Prices Are Saying

Ground beef up 6.8 percent month over month, and 11.1 pct year over year. Butter, up 3.2 percent monthly and a stunning 27 percent over the past year. Coffee, up 6.5 percent and...

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26. 02. 2011
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Court sides with USDA, Monsanto over cultivation of GMO sugar beet seeds

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court’s ruling to destroy the young plants currently being grown to produce genetically modified sugar beet seeds with Monsanto’s Roundup Ready genes....

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24. 02. 2011
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USDA Expects Food Prices to Rise ???

USDA Expects Food Prices to Rise ???

USDA Expects Food Prices to Rise

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23. 02. 2011
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‘Green Super Rice’ About Two Years Away for Asia, Africa

‘Green Super Rice’ About Two Years Away for Asia, Africa

'Green Super Rice'

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21. 02. 2011
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Record U.S. Cattle, Hog Prices Seen on Shrinking Herds, China

Record U.S. Cattle, Hog Prices Seen on Shrinking Herds, China

Record U.S. Cattle, Hog Prices

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19. 02. 2011
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Chicken Concentration Camps

Chicken Concentration Camps

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14. 02. 2011
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Livestock plagues are spreading

Livestock plagues are spreading

Livestock plagues are spreading

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09. 02. 2011
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Stark imagery of the wheatbelt’s ongoing drought

Stark imagery of the wheatbelt’s ongoing drought

wheatbelt's ongoing drought

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07. 02. 2011
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Experts: Contamination from genetically modified alfalfa inevitable

Experts: Contamination from genetically modified alfalfa inevitable

Genetically modified alfalfa inevitable

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