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Food production News

Pasturing pigs a better way to raise pork but will consumers pay?

Thanks to a society looking at humane treatment of animals, even those destined for the dinner table, some farmers have opted to raise the prime meat animal that supplies us with that delectable meat — bacon — in pastures rather than stalls.
In the Media by W. Mark Dendy - 12 comments

Food: EU to relax rules on animal protein in animal feed

Lost amongst the Europe-wide furore concerning the discovery of horsemeat in processed foods, on February 14 the European Union quietly announced a partial lifting of the ban on animal proteins in feedstuffs.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 3 comments

Group slams 'extremely disturbing' hog abuse at Manitoba pig farm

Arborg - Animal rights group Mercy for Animals Canada has condemned the treatment of pigs at a Puratone Corp. Farm near Arborg, Manitoba. The group secretly shot video footage of maltreatment of pigs on the farm during August and September 2012.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 3 comments

In Inner Mongolia, nomads fight enemy of advancing desert Special

Chifeng - As the threat of desertification grows higher, a nomadic tribesman in Inner Mongolia is leading his community in their fight against the menace
Digital Journal Report by Stella Paul - 11 comments

Global wheat production decline might trigger food price crisis

There are no doubts that the world is in a tough position right now. The economic fall-out from the recession continues to affect many countries, and weather-related crises appear to be the norm this year.
In the Media by Stephanie Dearing - 4 comments

Aquaculture Industry Will Continue to Grow

Aquaculture production of seafood will probably remain the most rapidly increasing food production system worldwide through 2025.
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 4 comments

Op-Ed: Brave words: China to remain 95% self sufficient in grains

China has stated officially that the nation will continue to be nearly self sufficient with new large scale production methods across a range of foods. Brave statement, given China’s water situation, polluted water supplies, and desertification.
In the Media by Paul Wallis

Cuba Needs to Improve Food Production

Farmers markets are thriving in Cuba and this direct marketing method has helped them survive the collapse of the Soviet Union, but food production problems remain and the government is determined to do something to change this.
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 6 comments
 

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Clip from the film Samsara  showing automated food production.
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Clip from the film Samsara, showing automated food production.
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Raju s farm on a river island: no chemical pesticide is used in the farm. Instead  oil lamps are use...
Raju's farm on a river island: no chemical pesticide is used in the farm. Instead, oil lamps are used to trap plant-eating pests. Also, used are drip irrigation, organic manure and an extra dose of youthful energy.
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Ramesh preparing compost manure in his farm. The weeds of the farm are collected and used as raw mat...
Ramesh preparing compost manure in his farm. The weeds of the farm are collected and used as raw materials, along with stalks of beans and other vegetables, peels, dry leaves and cow dung, to make the manure.
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Workers at Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd process food
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Workers at Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd process food
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