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03 December 2021
US wastes more than a third of its food
The nation is falling far short of its 2015 goal to half waste by 2030...
01 December 2021
More effort needed to cut global methane emissions
Less than a fifth of the world's biggest livestock producers measure emissions...
29 November 2021
USDA funds methane reduction research
Researchers to conduct on-farm trials of innovative feed management strategies...
Researchers look at how to prevent spoiled milk, improve shelf life
Too much milk gets pitched, something that was an issue long before these pandemic times of global food insecurity. ...
25 November 2021
China to control methane emissions in key industries
Key industries include agriculture, coal mining and petroleum...
24 November 2021
FAO report exposes fragility of agrifood systems
The report offers solutions on how to deal with sudden shocks...
22 November 2021
DSM receives positive EFSA opinion for Bovaer, a methane-reducing feed additive
Royal DSM, a global purpose-led science-based company, today announces that it has received a positive European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) opinion for the use of its novel methane-reducing feed additive for ruminants, Bovaer, in the European Union. ...
Larvae could replace soy in livestock diet
The black soldier fly could play an important role in sustainable farming...
World Antibiotic Awareness Week: Key takeaways from new FAO report to reduce livestock antimicrobial use through nutrition
Coen Smits, Global R&D Director at Trouw Nutrition and first author of a new Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) initiated report focused on reducing antibiotic use in livestock using nutritional strategies, spoke to Global Ag...
21 November 2021
Canadian collaboration to develop high-quality meat alternatives
The partnership aims to create beef and pork alternatives that rival Wagyu beef...
20 November 2021
Methane-reducing feed additive receives positive assessment
A feed additive that reduces methane emissions from cattle could be the first of its kind to come to market in Europe after receiving a positive assessment on Friday from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)....
19 November 2021
Imagindairy secures $13-million in investment funds
The food tech company creates milk proteins identical to those from cows...
EU Commission adopts food contingency plan
The plan will ensure citizens do not face food shortages in times of crisis...
18 November 2021
Ireland looks to seaweed to curb methane from cows
Seaweed in animal feed can cut methane output...
17 November 2021
USDA invests $20.2 million in dairy initiatives
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced an investment of $20.2 million in the Dairy Business Innovation (DBI) Initiatives...
UK Butchers first choice for climate-conscious consumers
Six out of 10 offer grass-fed, organic or free-range meat...
15 November 2021
Tufts University receives $10 million to develop cultured meat
The funding will drive efforts to produce an alternative source of sustainable protein...
12 November 2021
Research: younger generation in Germany eat climate-consciously
Climate change is now attracting enormous media attention and, in particular, how it affects the future of young people. ...
10 November 2021
North American Meat Institute announces ambitious climate target
The North American Meat Institute announced Tuesday that all of its members will deliver independently approved, science-based greenhouse gas reduction targets in line with the Paris Climate Agreement goals by 2030....
05 November 2021
JBS partners with DSM to cut cow methane emissions globally with feed additive
JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, on Thursday announced a partnership with health and nutrition company Royal DSM with the goal of reducing methane emissions on its global supply chains....
Virginia Tech researchers say eliminating dairy cows would have minimal impact on GHG emissions
The removal of dairy cows from the United States would only slightly reduce greenhouse gas emissions while reducing essential nutrient supply, Virginia Tech researchers say....
04 November 2021
Weather extremes push UN plan to fund more weather forecasting
As climate change triggers deadly heatwaves, droughts and floods, three U.N. agencies on Wednesday rolled out funding plans to improve weather forecasting in vulnerable countries....
03 November 2021
US, UAE lead $4 billion effort to help farmers adapt to climate change
The United States and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday used COP26 climate talks to launch efforts to channel funding into making agriculture resilient to climate change as well as to cut its emissions. ...
Survey: sustainable practices commonplace on Australian farms
The majority of farmers surveyed in an ABARES study are using sustainable land management practices to improve the natural resource base and drought resilience....
Understanding consumer perceptions of sustainability in the dairy industry
Consumer definitions of sustainability are often different than industry definitions. Understanding consumer preferences and opinions of sustainability within the dairy industry can help dairy product developers successfully market their products....
01 November 2021
Grant beefs up grazing initiative that benefits farmers and environment
Rolling green pastures dotted with grazing cows are a common sight in Virginia. However, there’s more strategy behind those grazing cows than most people know, such as the impact on the land, water quality, and farm profitability....
US “Build Back Better” Framework Makes Important Step Forward on Climate Change
The following is a statement by Kameran Onley, director of North American policy and government relations at The Nature Conservancy, after the White House unveiled a framework of the Build Back Better Act that includes $555 billion in climate investments....
More than half of university students surveyed have tried a meat alternative
Fifty-five percent of US Midwest university students had tried a plant-based meat alternative and attributed this choice to the enjoyment of new food, curiosity about the products and environmental concern, according to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition...
 
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