The Framework is a product of the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, a multi-stakeholder organization based in Fresno, Calif.
May 8, 2019
Major food and retail companies, cattle producers, veterinarians, scientists and non-governmental organizations jointly adopted the U.S. Beef Industry Sustainability Framework, what is said to be the first-ever resource to demonstrate U.S. beef sustainability across the full value-chain.
With a goal of diverting 50% of its restaurant waste from landfills by 2020, Chipotle conducted detailed waste audits to better understand its waste patterns.
April 30, 2019
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Newport Beach, Calif., announced the publication of its 2018 Sustainability Report, covering everything from animal welfare, local produce and philanthropy to employee benefits, energy reduction and recycling.
This initiative aims to identify technology solutions to provide objective and comprehensive information about broiler welfare across the supply chain.
April 9, 2019
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), Washington, D.C., partnered with McDonald’s Corp., Chicago, to launch SMART Broiler, a research initiative offering $4 million for research supporting the development and commercialization of automated monitoring tools that quantitatively assess key animal welfare indicators in broiler chickens.
A DNA sample from cattle entering the Open Prairie program will be used to trace the origin of individual cuts of beef as they move through the supply chain.
March 14, 2019
Tyson Fresh Meats, the Dakota Dunes, S.D.-based beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc., collaborated with IdentiGEN, Lawrence, Kan., to use DNA technology to trace beef back to the individual animal of origin.
The smart agriculture segment is projected to be the fastest-growing segment in the agriculture industry.
March 14, 2019
The global food and agriculture technology and products market size is projected to grow from $494.9 billion in 2018 to $729.5 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 8.1% during the forecast period, according to a survey presented by MarketsandMarkets, New York.
San Antonio, TX—June 6, 2016—Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) and Food Safety Net Services Certification and Audit (FSNS C&A) today announced the FSNS Food Safety Conference in Amarillo, Texas on Wednesday, July 13. A tour and reception of the FSNS Amarillo Laboratory will follow after the conference along with a book signing by Dr. Temple Grandin.