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5 Cargill digital initiatives making food more sustainable

This article is sponsored content from Cognizant. How the agriculture giant is using the cloud, AI and facial recognition tech to transform the agriculture industry.

Richard Branson and Bill Gates invest in 'clean meat' startup

San Francisco - Cargill, Inc, along with Bill Gates and Richard Branson, and other business giants are taking a chance on a California-based startup using a nascent technology to produce meat from self-producing animal cells.

Cargill soy processor in Ohio resumes operations after fire

Cargill Inc.'s <CARG.UL> soybean processing plant in Sidney, Ohio, is up and running after a fire on Monday that took nearly four hours to extinguish, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.

Cargill recalls 29,000 pounds of ground beef over salmonella

Agribusiness giant Cargill is recalling more than 14 tons of ground beef as a salmonella outbreak has sickened dozens of people in seven US states.

Op-Ed: US food aid is corporate welfare

The US food aid programme is corporate welfare for giant agribusinesses, according to a detailed analysis of the data by the Guardian.

Op-Ed: USDA agrees to labeling for 'pink slime', optional for beef firms

As the clash over 'pink slime' continues, some meat producers asked the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture for the ability to label packages of beef treated with ammonia, also known as lean finely textured beef (LFTB) or "pink slime".

Is the Gates Foundation helping or hindering food shortages?

With world food prices rising the Gates Foundation has announced $70 million to fund research into threats to food production in the developing world but are they funding the right projects?

Eating the Amazon - demand for cheap meat fuels deforestation Special

Europe’s demand for cheap meat is dramatically changing the landscape of the Amazon. Rainforest around Santarém has been replaced with fields over the last five years thanks to the advent of soya farming in the area.

Hugo Chavez Orders Nationalization of Agricultural Giant

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has ordered the nationalization of at least some of the operations of the U.S.-based food giant Cargill.

As The World Gets Hungrier The Big Name Food Companies Get Richer

The world food crisis is beginning to accelerate sending millions of people to the brink of starvation. As the world faces food prices so high that people are facing hunger mega agribusinesses are making a killing.

1 Million Pounds Of Ground Beef Being Recalled

Today, Wegman's Food Markets, Inc. and Cargill, Inc announced that 1 million pounds of ground beef is being recalled due to possible E. coli contamination. This is the second time in a month in which Cargill has recalled possibly tainted beef.
 

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Soya fields in the Amazon
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Cargill's grain terminal at Santarem, Brazil
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Soya farmer Luis Pereira Machado
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Cargill's port by night

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