Governments in many countries are now enforcing stringent laws on excessive food waste.
August 8, 2017
The global food waste management market is poised to increase at a CAGR of 6.3% during the forecast period of 2017-2027, according to the latest report published by Future Market Insights, Valley Cottage, N.Y.
While it’s estimated that less food is lost on farms, the lack of data quantifying this loss in different crops makes it difficult to validate estimates, identify drivers and define cost-effective solutions.
August 8, 2017
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Washington, D.C., the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), Washington, D.C., and the Walmart Foundation, Bensenville, Ark., announced a research program to maximize crop utilization and edible food recovery.
The study found that production increases fuel highly unsustainable production practices and the misallocation of natural resources.
July 31, 2017
Domestic subsidies in many countries encourage production increases that result in considerable surpluses and lower prices on global markets, according to a new study released by the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI), Canada.
This study study calculated the cost of water pollution, pesticide exposure, greenhouse gas emissions and soil erosion for several types of produce.
June 13, 2017
Organic fruit specialist Eosta, The Netherlands, accounting firm EY (formerly Ernst & Young), New York, and other partners revealed the first results of a groundbreaking pilot program that demonstrates how organic fruit production has a positive economic impact on agriculture, the environment and consumer health.
This agreement follows a recent announcement about Tyson Foods’ commitment to a healthier workplace and the decision to move to no antibiotics ever in its Tyson branded retail line of chicken.
May 22, 2017
Tyson Foods, Inc., Springdale, Ark., announced a collaboration with the World Resources Institute (WRI), Washington, D.C., to develop science-based greenhouse gas (GHG) and outcome-based water conservation targets for its operations and the company’s supply chain.
ATLANTA – The need for practical building modeling applications along with the need to transform the design approach to a collaborative process from a sequential process will be explored in an upcoming specialty conference organized by ASHRAE.