Tag: Food

Victory for farmers: Why the govt was forced to backtrack on GM mustard

Victory for farmers: Why the govt was forced to backtrack on GM mustard

| February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Indian Express Victory for farmers: Why the govt was forced to backtrack on GM mustard Catch News As the expert panel's meeting began, a protest built up outside the environment ministry office in New Delhi, and protesters later met environment minister Prakash Javadekar and submitted a petition. Javadekar said that the government will not [...]

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HP Outlines Up to 30000 More Job Cuts

HP Outlines Up to 30000 More Job Cuts

| January 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wall Street Journal HP Outlines Up to 30000 More Job Cuts Wall Street Journal The staff reductions represent about 10% of H-P's 300,000-person workforce, which peaked at 350,000 four years ago following its acquisition of Electronic Data Systems Corp . Its sales fell to $111.5 billion in its fiscal 2014 from $127.2 billion in … [...]

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Astoria leaders collect donated coats and toys for the holidays

Astoria leaders collect donated coats and toys for the holidays

| December 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

TimesLedger Astoria leaders collect donated coats and toys for the holidays TimesLedger Astoria's elected officials collected nearly 100 winter coats donated by community members for families in need. The coats were dropped off at their offices as part of a holiday season coat drive and given to New York Cares for their 27th annual effort [...]

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A northern red-backed vole climbs down a tree. Todd Paris / UAF

A northern red-backed vole climbs down a tree. Todd Paris / UAF

| December 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Alaska Dispatch News A northern red-backed vole climbs down a tree. Todd Paris / UAF Alaska Dispatch News Moose, caribou and bears are often the focus of conversations about wildlife. Guys with dogs talk of bird-hunting and grouse numbers. Trappers are concerned about marten and lynx populations. But one of Alaska's most important animals may [...]

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HomeNewsWhat is the COOL Labeling Law and How are Food Items Regulated?

HomeNewsWhat is the COOL Labeling Law and How are Food Items Regulated?

| December 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

AgWeb HomeNewsWhat is the COOL Labeling Law and How are Food Items Regulated? AgWeb The United States Department of Agriculture and Agricultural Marketing Service regulates Country of Origin Labeling (COOL). Historically, the 2002 Farm Bill, the 2002 Appropriations, and the Food , Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (2008 Farm Bill) … and more » …

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Walnuts have 21 per cent fewer calories: US Department of Agriculture

Walnuts have 21 per cent fewer calories: US Department of Agriculture

| December 5, 2015

Walnuts have 21 per cent fewer calories: US Department of Agriculture Economic Times A new study published in the prestigious Journal of Nutrition found that walnuts have 21 per cent fewer calories than what is currently assigned by the United States Department of Agriculture ( USDA ). The study led by Dr David J Baer, [...]

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Partnering with Farmers and Ranchers to Address Climate Change and Food …

Partnering with Farmers and Ranchers to Address Climate Change and Food …

| December 4, 2015

USDA.gov (press release) (blog) Partnering with Farmers and Ranchers to Address Climate Change and Food … USDA.gov (press release) (blog) Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack listens to U.S. Department of Agriculture ( USDA ) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) supervisory plant physiologist Dr. Jerry Hatfield explain the equipment to gather information on climate changes and impacts on [...]

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USDA Joins Collaborative Food and Agriculture Research Initiative with Ireland …

USDA Joins Collaborative Food and Agriculture Research Initiative with Ireland …

| December 2, 2015

RTE.ie USDA Joins Collaborative Food and Agriculture Research Initiative with Ireland … National Institute of Food and Agriculture (press release) (blog) WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture ( USDA ) today announced a new partnership with Ireland and Northern Ireland that will allow the three countries to maximize investments in research [...]

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Learning about local food, cooking with Forage

Learning about local food, cooking with Forage

| November 28, 2015

WEAU Learning about local food , cooking with 'Forage' WEAU EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) — There's a hidden gem for foodies and aspiring chefs in Eau Claire. It's a place to learn about local food and how to use it. Forage is tucked on the third floor of Eau Claire's Banbury Place. Founder of Forage [...]

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UN agencies warn of deteriorating food security in Southern Madagascar

UN agencies warn of deteriorating food security in Southern Madagascar

| November 3, 2015

UN News Centre UN agencies warn of deteriorating food security in Southern Madagascar UN News Centre 28 October 2015 – Leading food agencies of the United Nations warned that 46 per cent of the population from eight regions of Madagascar, comprising of 1.9 million people are food insecure, including 450,000 people who face chronic food [...]

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