The production and movement of food items from point of origin to use or consumption.
Any substances taken in by the body that provide nourishment.
Activities involved in ensuring the safety of FOOD including avoidance of bacterial and other contamination.
Measurement and evaluation of the components of substances to be taken as FOOD.
The industry concerned with processing, preparing, preserving, distributing, and serving of foods and beverages.
Use of written, printed, or graphic materials upon or accompanying a food or its container or wrapper. The concept includes ingredients, NUTRITIONAL VALUE, directions, warnings, and other relevant information.
The presence in food of harmful, unpalatable, or otherwise objectionable foreign substances, e.g. chemicals, microorganisms or diluents, before, during, or after processing or storage.
Guidelines and objectives pertaining to food supply and nutrition including recommendations for healthy diet.
The selection of one food over another.
Examination of foods to assure wholesome and clean products free from unsafe microbes or chemical contamination, natural or added deleterious substances, and decomposition during production, processing, packaging, etc.
The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
Cultivated plants or agricultural produce such as grain, vegetables, or fruit. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982)
The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in food and food products. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms: the presence of various non-pathogenic bacteria and fungi in cheeses and wines, for example, is included in this concept.
Debris resulting from a process that is of no further use to the system producing it. The concept includes materials discharged from or stored in a system in inert form as a by-product of vital activities. (From Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
Acquired or learned food preferences.
Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.
The sequence of transfers of matter and energy from organism to organism in the form of FOOD. Food chains intertwine locally into a food web because most organisms consume more than one type of animal or plant. PLANTS, which convert SOLAR ENERGY to food by PHOTOSYNTHESIS, are the primary food source. In a predator chain, a plant-eating animal is eaten by a larger animal. In a parasite chain, a smaller organism consumes part of a larger host and may itself be parasitized by smaller organisms. In a saprophytic chain, microorganisms live on dead organic matter.
Mobilization of human, financial, capital, physical and or natural resources to generate goods and services.
Any food that has been supplemented with essential nutrients either in quantities that are greater than those present normally, or which are not present in the food normally. Fortified food includes also food to which various nutrients have been added to compensate for those removed by refinement or processing. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
The withholding of food in a structured experimental situation.
A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with improving and maintaining farm income and developing and expanding markets for agricultural products. Through inspection and grading services it safeguards and insures standards of quality in food supply and production.
The area of medicine concerned with the effects on health and disease due to geographic factors such as CLIMATE, environmental conditions, and geographic location.
UNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS that contain at least one double bond in the trans configuration, which results in a greater bond angle than the cis configuration. This results in a more extended fatty acid chain similar to SATURATED FATTY ACIDS, with closer packing and reduced fluidity. HYDROGENATION of unsaturated fatty acids increases the trans content.
Pesticides or their breakdown products remaining in the environment following their normal use or accidental contamination.
The application of knowledge to the food industry.
The amounts of various substances in food needed by an organism to sustain healthy life.
Acute illnesses, usually affecting the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, brought on by consuming contaminated food or beverages. Most of these diseases are infectious, caused by a variety of bacteria, viruses, or parasites that can be foodborne. Sometimes the diseases are caused by harmful toxins from the microbes or other chemicals present in the food. Especially in the latter case, the condition is often called food poisoning.
Regulations to assure protection of property and equipment.
The consumption of edible substances.
An order of diurnal BIRDS of prey, including EAGLES; HAWKS; buzzards; vultures; and falcons.
Total number of calories taken in daily whether ingested or by parenteral routes.
Gastrointestinal disturbances, skin eruptions, or shock due to allergic reactions to allergens in food.
Seeds from grasses (POACEAE) which are important in the diet.
The processes and properties of living organisms by which they take in and balance the use of nutritive materials for energy, heat production, or building material for the growth, maintenance, or repair of tissues and the nutritive properties of FOOD.
Any aspect of the operations in the preparation, processing, transport, storage, packaging, wrapping, exposure for sale, service, or delivery of food.
A non-medical term defined by the lay public as a food that has little or no preservatives, which has not undergone major processing, enrichment or refinement and which may be grown without pesticides. (from Segen, The Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Increase, over a specific period of time, in the number of individuals living in a country or region.
Prepared food that is ready to eat or partially prepared food that has a final preparation time of a few minutes or less.
Means or process of supplying water (as for a community) usually including reservoirs, tunnels, and pipelines and often the watershed from which the water is ultimately drawn. (Webster, 3d ed)
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to the nutritional status of a human population within a given geographic area. Data from these surveys are used in preparing NUTRITION ASSESSMENTS.
Substances that sweeten food, beverages, medications, etc., such as sugar, saccharine or other low-calorie synthetic products. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.
Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
The total process by which organisms produce offspring. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Food derived from genetically modified organisms (ORGANISMS, GENETICALLY MODIFIED).
Functions, equipment, and facilities concerned with the preparation and distribution of ready-to-eat food.
The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Any significant change in measures of climate (such as temperature, precipitation, or wind) lasting for an extended period (decades or longer). It may result from natural factors such as changes in the sun's intensity, natural processes within the climate system such as changes in ocean circulation, or human activities.
The fleshy or dry ripened ovary of a plant, enclosing the seed or seeds.
State of the body in relation to the consumption and utilization of nutrients.
Total mass of all the organisms of a given type and/or in a given area. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990) It includes the yield of vegetative mass produced from any given crop.
Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.
A plant species of the family POACEAE. It is a tall grass grown for its EDIBLE GRAIN, corn, used as food and animal FODDER.
A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Fats present in food, especially in animal products such as meat, meat products, butter, ghee. They are present in lower amounts in nuts, seeds, and avocados.
The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.
Number of individuals in a population relative to space.
Laws and regulations concerned with industrial processing and marketing of foods.
The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
Substances which are of little or no nutritive value, but are used in the processing or storage of foods or animal feed, especially in the developed countries; includes ANTIOXIDANTS; FOOD PRESERVATIVES; FOOD COLORING AGENTS; FLAVORING AGENTS; ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS (both plain and LOCAL); VEHICLES; EXCIPIENTS and other similarly used substances. Many of the same substances are PHARMACEUTIC AIDS when added to pharmaceuticals rather than to foods.
Food that has been prepared and stored in a way to prevent spoilage.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.
Carbohydrates present in food comprising digestible sugars and starches and indigestible cellulose and other dietary fibers. The former are the major source of energy. The sugars are in beet and cane sugar, fruits, honey, sweet corn, corn syrup, milk and milk products, etc.; the starches are in cereal grains, legumes (FABACEAE), tubers, etc. (From Claudio & Lagua, Nutrition and Diet Therapy Dictionary, 3d ed, p32, p277)
The chemical reactions involved in the production and utilization of various forms of energy in cells.
An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to maintaining standards of quality of foods, drugs, therapeutic devices, etc.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).
Food processed and manufactured for the nutritional health of children in their first year of life.
Components of the usual diet that may provide health benefits beyond basic nutrients. Examples of functional foods include soy, nuts, chocolate, and cranberries (From NCCAM Backgrounder, March 2004, p3).
Food and dietary formulations including elemental (chemically defined formula) diets, synthetic and semisynthetic diets, space diets, weight-reduction formulas, tube-feeding diets, complete liquid diets, and supplemental liquid and solid diets.
Procedures or techniques used to keep food from spoiling.
Foods made from SOYBEANS. Health benefits are ascribed to the high levels of DIETARY PROTEINS and ISOFLAVONES.
Natural or synthetic dyes used as coloring agents in processed foods.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Foods and beverages prepared for use to meet specific needs such as infant foods.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Food or financial assistance for food given to those in need.
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.
Substances capable of inhibiting, retarding or arresting the process of fermentation, acidification or other deterioration of foods.
Poisoning by staphylococcal toxins present in contaminated food.
The desire for FOOD generated by a sensation arising from the lack of food in the STOMACH.
An indication of the contribution of a food to the nutrient content of the diet. This value depends on the quantity of a food which is digested and absorbed and the amounts of the essential nutrients (protein, fat, carbohydrate, minerals, vitamins) which it contains. This value can be affected by soil and growing conditions, handling and storage, and processing.
A food group comprised of EDIBLE PLANTS or their parts.
Food that is grown or manufactured in accordance with nationally regulated production standards that include restrictions on the use of pesticides, non-organic fertilizers, genetic engineering, growth hormones, irradiation, antibiotics, and non-organic ingredients.
Poisoning caused by ingestion of food harboring species of SALMONELLA. Conditions of raising, shipping, slaughtering, and marketing of domestic animals contribute to the spread of this bacterium in the food supply.
Mechanical food dispensing machines.
Containers, packaging, and packaging materials for processed and raw foods and beverages. It includes packaging intended to be used for storage and also used for preparation of foods such as microwave food containers versus COOKING AND EATING UTENSILS. Packaging materials may be intended for food contact or designated non-contact, for example, shipping containers. FOOD LABELING is also available.
Systematic collections of factual data pertaining to the diet of a human population within a given geographic area.

Validation of measures of food insecurity and hunger. (1/1030)

The most recent survey effort to determine the extent of food insecurity and hunger in the United States, the Food Security Supplement, included a series of questions to assess this complex phenomenon. The primary measure developed from this Food Security Supplement was based on measurement concepts, methods and items from two previously developed measures. This paper presents the evidence available that questionnaire-based measures, in particular the national food security measure, provide valid measurement of food insecurity and hunger for population and individual uses. The paper discusses basic ideas about measurement and criteria for establishing validity of measures and then uses these criteria to structure an examination of the research results available to establish the validity of food security measures. The results show that the construction of the national food security measure is well grounded in our understanding of food insecurity and hunger, its performance is consistent with that understanding, it is precise within usual performance standards, dependable, accurate at both group and individual levels within reasonable performance standards, and its accuracy is attributable to the well-grounded understanding. These results provide strong evidence that the Food Security Supplement provides valid measurement of food insecurity and hunger for population and individual uses. Further validation research is required for subgroups of the population, not yet studied for validation purposes, to establish validity for monitoring population changes in prevalence and to develop and validate robust and contextually sensitive measures in a variety of countries that reflect how people experience and think about food insecurity and hunger.  (+info)

Measuring food insecurity and hunger in the United States: development of a national benchmark measure and prevalence estimates. (2/1030)

Since 1992, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has led a collaborative effort to develop a comprehensive benchmark measure of the severity and prevalence of food insecurity and hunger in the United States. Based on prior research and wide consultation, a survey instrument specifically relevant to U.S. conditions was designed and tested. Through its Current Population Survey (CPS), the U.S. Bureau of the Census has fielded this instrument each year since 1995. A measurement scale was derived from the data through fitting, testing and validating a Rasch scale. The unidimensional Rasch model corresponds to the form of the phenomenon being measured, i.e., the severity of food insufficiency due to inadequate resources as directly experienced and reported in U.S. households. A categorical measure reflecting designated ranges of severity on the scale was constructed for consistent comparison of prevalence estimates over time and across population groups. The technical basis and initial results of the new measure were reported in September 1997. For the 12 months ending April 1995, an estimated 11.9% of U.S. households (35 million persons) were food insecure. Among these, 4.1% of households (with 6.9 million adults and 4.3 million children) showed a recurring pattern of hunger due to inadequate resources for one or more of their adult and/or child members sometime during the period. The new measure has been incorporated into other federal surveys and is being used by researchers throughout the U.S. and Canada.  (+info)

Economic determinants and dietary consequences of food insecurity in the United States. (3/1030)

This paper reviews recent research on the economic determinants and dietary consequences of food insecurity and hunger in the United States. The new Current Population Study (CPS) food insecurity and hunger measure shows that hunger rates decline sharply with rising incomes. Despite this strong relationship, confirmed in other national datasets, a one-to-one correspondence between poverty-level incomes and hunger does not exist. In 1995, 13.1% of those in poverty experienced hunger and half of those experiencing hunger had incomes above the poverty level. Panel data indicate that those who are often food insufficient are much more likely than food-sufficient households to have experienced recent events that stress household budgets, such as losing a job, gaining a household member or losing food stamps. Cross-sectional work also demonstrates the importance of food stamps because benefit levels are inversely related to food insufficiency. Concern for the dietary consequences of domestic food insufficiency is well placed; recent research shows that the odds of consuming intakes <50% of the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) are higher for adult women and elderly individuals from food-insufficient households. Preschoolers from food-insufficient households do not consume significantly lower amounts than those from food-sufficient households, but mean intakes for the rest of members in those very same households are significantly lower for the food insufficient. This research highlights the importance of food insecurity and hunger indicators, further validates the use of self-reported measures and points to areas of need for future research and interventions.  (+info)

Nutrition and health outcomes associated with food insecurity and hunger. (4/1030)

This paper explores how food insecurity and hunger relate to health and nutrition outcomes in food-rich countries such as the United States. It focuses on two subgroups of the population for whom data are available: women of childbearing age and school-age children. Special consideration is given to examining how food insecurity relates to these outcomes independently of socioeconomic status and poverty. In a population-based sample of women of childbearing age, the least severe level of food insecurity (household food insecurity) was correlated with higher body mass index (BMI), controlling for other available and known influences on obesity including income level. In low income school-age children from two large urban areas of the U.S., risk of hunger and hunger were associated with compromised psychosocial functioning, controlling for maternal education and estimated household income. The nutrition and health consequences of food insecurity comprise a potentially rich area for future, socially relevant research in the field of nutritional sciences.  (+info)

Food insecurity: consequences for the household and broader social implications. (5/1030)

A conceptual framework showing the household and social implications of food insecurity was elicited from a qualitative and quantitative study of 98 households from a heterogeneous low income population of Quebec city and rural surroundings; the study was designed to increase understanding of the experience of food insecurity in order to contribute to its prevention. According to the respondents' description, the experience of food insecurity is characterized by two categories of manifestations, i.e., the core characteristics of the phenomenon and a related set of actions and reactions by the household. This second category of manifestations is considered here as a first level of consequences of food insecurity. These consequences at the household level often interact with the larger environment to which the household belongs. On a chronic basis, the resulting interactions have certain implications that are tentatively labeled "social implications" in this paper. Their examination suggests that important aspects of human development depend on food security. It also raises questions concerning the nature of socially acceptable practices of food acquisition and food management, and how such acceptability can be assessed. Guidelines to that effect are proposed. Findings underline the relevance and urgency of working toward the realization of the right to food.  (+info)

Women's dietary intakes in the context of household food insecurity. (6/1030)

A study of food insecurity and nutritional adequacy was conducted with a sample of 153 women in families receiving emergency food assistance in Toronto, Canada. Contemporaneous data on dietary intake and household food security over the past 30 d were available for 145 of the women. Analyses of these data revealed that women who reported hunger in their households during the past 30 d also reported systematically lower intakes of energy and a number of nutrients. The effect of household-level hunger on intake persisted even when other economic, socio-cultural, and behavioral influences on reported dietary intake were considered. Estimated prevalences of inadequacy in excess of 15% were noted for Vitamin A, folate, iron, and magnesium in this sample, suggesting that the low levels of intake associated with severe household food insecurity are in a range that could put women at risk of nutrient deficiencies.  (+info)

Abbreviated measures of food sufficiency validly estimate the food security level of poor households: measuring household food security. (7/1030)

This study was designed to develop an abbreviated method that captures both the qualitative and quantitative dimensions of household food security (HFS). Women in poor and very poor households (n = 238) in a peri-urban barrio in Caracas, Venezuela, provided data on food availability and their perception of food resource constraints and hunger experiences within the home. Socioeconomic data and food-related behavior that may predict HFS levels were gathered. On average, the top 12 food contributors of energy provided 81% and predicted more than 90% of the variation in households' total energy availability using stepwise regression analysis. On the other hand, a 4-point 12-item scale was shown to have face, content and construct validity with reiterative testing, factor analysis and a Chronbach's alpha coefficient of 0.92. Assessing predictors of energy availability together with a self-perceived HFS scale may provide a valid and reliable method for identifying and monitoring food security levels among poor urban households.  (+info)

Developing the effectiveness of an intersectoral food policy coalition through formative evaluation. (8/1030)

There is a difference between bringing parties together and making them work effectively. We present a case study of an intersectoral food policy Committee, part of a three-tiered coalition nested within local municipal government, which sought to promote and nutrition in a rapidly growing metropolitan region by tackling food supply issues in the first instance. This was new territory for all players. After 12 months, the group felt it was floundering and requested an evaluation. In-depth qualitative interviews with committee members (n = 21) and quantitative assessment of Committee processes revealed insufficient mechanisms for engaging new members, conflict between perceived roles for the group and a notable lack of confidence in the group's capacity to achieve its goals, or outcome efficacy. Feedback of the data and subsequent discussion led to a reform of project structure, stronger mechanisms to realize its goals and better incentive management, or ways to maximize the benefits and limit the costs for the diverse parties involved. The impact was reflected in a 4 year time series analysis of media releases, decision making and related municipal government actions. The study illustrates how theory-informed formative evaluation can help to improve health promotion practice.  (+info)

Background The concept of food insecurity encompasses three dimensions. One of these dimensions, the access component of household food insecurity is measured through the use of the Household Food Insecurity Access Scale (HFIAS). Despite its application in Ethiopia and other similar developing countries, its performance is still poorly explored. Our study aims to evaluate the validity of the HFIAS in Ethiopia. Methods We conducted repeated cross-sectional studies in urban and rural villages of the Butajera District in southern Ethiopia. The validation was conducted on a pooled sample of 1,516 households, which were selected using a simple random sampling method. The HFIAS was translated into the local Amharic language and tested for face validity. We also evaluated the tool’s internal consistency using Cronbach’s alpha and factor analysis. We tested for parallelism on HFIAS item response curves across wealth status and further evaluated the presence of a dose-response relationship ...
This Economic Information Bulletin describes characteristics of low-income households that had very low food security in 2005. The U.S. Department of Agriculture monitors the food security of low-income households to assess how effectively the Governments domestic nutrition assistance programs meet the needs of their target populations. USDA seeks to reduce the prevalence of very low food security among low-income households as part of its strategic plan under the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA). Nord, Mark
Each year a portion of American households are food insecure-they struggle to afford enough food for all household members. Very low food security, the severe range of food insecurity, affected 5 percent of U.S. households in 2015. Members of households with very low food security reported cutting back on or skipping meals, and in some cases, going a whole day without eating. The prevalence of very low food security varies considerably across household characteristics. Single mother and single father households, women and men living alone, Black non-Hispanic and Hispanic headed households, households with incomes near or below poverty, and households in nonmetropolitan counties have rates of very low food security significantly above the national average. Rates were highest for households with incomes below the Federal poverty line-about 17 percent were very low food secure in 2015. This chart is drawn from a chart that appears in the ERS infographic, What Is Very Low Food Security and Who ...
Описание: This study aimed at making a critical analysis of food security status among rural households in Tanzania. A questionnaire was used to collect primary data under multi stages random sampling techniques. Both STATA version 10.1 and SPSS version 15.0 software were used to analyse data. The findings indicated that 61% of the rural households were not food secure whereas 39.0% were food secure in the study area. The education level the household head, age, household size, employment status, electricity, pesticides, tractor and bank account were found to be statistically significantly associated to households` food security status at 5% level of significance when tested using chi-square. The logistic regression model indicated that employment status, electricity, pesticides, tractor, bank account and household size statistically significantly have a power to predict food security status of the household. The households whose members are employed, small household members and use ...
Among all participants, 83.9% had full food security, 6.7% had marginal food security, 5.8% had low food security, and 3.6% had very low food security. After adjustment, mean hemoglobin A1c was 0.15% greater and mean concentration of C-reactive protein was 0.8 mg/L greater among participants with very low food security than among those with full food security. The adjusted mean concentration of cotinine among participants with very low food security was almost double that of participants with full food security (112.8 vs 62.0 ng/mL, P , .001). Read More. ...
Re: The e-Consultation on Hunger, Food and Nutrition Security | Hunger, food and nutrition security: towards a post-2015 development agenda
Re: The e-Consultation on Hunger, Food and Nutrition Security | Hunger, food and nutrition security: towards a post-2015 development agenda
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether household food insecurity (HFI) is associated with a higher prevalence of excessive weight (EW) in a large random sample of Brazilian female adolescents. DESIGN: Nationally representative cross-sectional study. EW was the outcome variable (BMI ≥ 85th percentile of WHO reference for adolescents aged 15-18 years and BMI ≥ 25 kg/m(2) for those aged 19 years). HFI was measured with the Brazilian Food Insecurity Scale. Associations were measured using crude and adjusted prevalence ratios (PR) with 95 % confidence intervals through Poisson regression models taking into account the complex sampling design. SETTING: Data were derived from the third wave of the Demographic and Health Survey conducted in 2006-2007, in Brazil. SUBJECTS: The sample included 1529 female adolescents aged 15-19 years. RESULTS: The prevalence of any level of HFI was 40.8 %, with 26.6 % of households experiencing mild, 9.4 % moderate and 4.8 % severe food insecurity. The overall prevalence of EW was
TY - JOUR. T1 - Food insecurity is associated with morbidity and patterns of healthcare utilization among HIV-infected individuals in a resource-poor setting. AU - Weiser, Sheri D.. AU - Tsai, Alexander C.. AU - Gupta, Reshma. AU - Frongillo, Edward A.. AU - Kawuma, Annet. AU - Senkungu, Jude. AU - Hunt, Peter W.. AU - Emenyonu, Nneka I.. AU - Mattson, Jennifer E.. AU - Martin, Jeffrey N.. AU - Bangsberg, David R.. PY - 2012/1/2. Y1 - 2012/1/2. N2 - Objective: We undertook a longitudinal study in rural Uganda to understand the association of food insecurity with morbidity and patterns of healthcare utilization among HIV-infected individuals enrolled in an antiretroviral therapy program. Design: Longitudinal cohort study. Methods: Participants were enrolled from the Uganda AIDS Rural Treatment Outcomes cohort, and underwent quarterly structured interviews and blood draws. The primary predictor was food insecurity measured by the validated Household Food Insecurity Access Scale. Primary outcomes ...
We assessed the validity of a locally adapted Colombian Household Food Security Scale (CHFSS) used as a part of the 2006 evaluation of the food supplement component of the Plan for Improving Food and Nutrition in Antioquia, Colombia (MANA - Plan Departamental de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional de Antioquia). Subjects included low-income families with pre-school age children in MANA that responded affirmatively to at least one CHFSS item (n = 1,319). Rasch Modeling was used to evaluate the psychometric characteristics of the items through measure and INFIT values. Differences in CHFSS performance were assessed by area of residency, socioeconomic status and number of children enrolled in MANA. Unidimensionality of a scale by group was further assessed using Differential Item Functioning (DIF). Most CHFSS items presented good fitness with most INFIT values within the adequate range of 0.8 to 1.2. Consistency in item measure values between groups was found for all but two items in the comparison by area
There has been a rise in the number of overweight women across the globe and sub-Saharan Africa has not been spared. Our objective was to describe the performance of household food security as a factor in determining overweight and underweight among Kenyan women of child-bearing age. A cross sectional survey using a structured questionnaire was carried out among 656 households with women of child-bearing age from both rural and urban settings in the Rift Valley, Kenya. Of all households involved, 70.1% were categorized as severely food insecure, 21.9% were moderately food insecure, and 3.7% were mildly food insecure, whereas 4.3% were food secure. Urban women had higher mean BMI (M = 24.53, SD = 4.36), compared to rural women (M = 22.52, SD = 3.71; P |0.000). Households with more children had decreased dietary diversity (r = -0.154; P |0.01). Logistical regression indicated that more food-secure households (OR = 0.97; 95% CI 9.4, 1.0), urban residence (OR = 1.82; 95% CI 1.1, 3.0), older age (OR = 1.10;
A new study in Global Food Security found that livestock place less burden on the human food supply than previously reported. Even stronger, certain production systems contribute directly to global food security because they produce more highly valuable nutrients for humans, such as proteins, than they consume.
On this page: PhD Candidates | MSc Candidates PhD Candidates Farzaneh Barak PhD candidate (Human Nutrition) Gendered household decision-making dynamics within fish farming interventions in rural Uganda: Using participatory video Farzaneh is a FRQSC-funded doctoral student in the School of Human Nutrition at McGill University. A supervisee of Dr. Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez, she is connected to the Margaret A. Gilliam Institute for Global Food Security as a research assistant on the IDRC-funded project
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In 2019, 10.5 percent of U.S. households were food insecure, and 4.1 percent of households experienced very low food security. Annual food security statistics come from the Current Population Survey Food Security Supplement (CPS-FSS) data. Food insecurity status is assigned based on responses to the full household food security survey module. The module includes a series of 10 items for households without children and 18 items for households with children. (See Food Security in the US for more information on food insecurity.). Food insufficiency means that households sometimes or often did not have enough to eat. In the HPS, food insufficiency is measured in the last 7 days. The HPS Phase 1 was fielded in April-July 2020, HPS Phase 2 was fielded August-October 2020, and HPS Phase 3 was fielded October-December 2020. HPS was designed to collect near real-time information on the well-being of the U.S. population during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was intended to assess rapid changes over time and ...
The Kano agro body, Kano State AgroPastoral Development Project (KSADP) and the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) have disclosed that the duo would be joining forces to begin series of research on food security aimed at reducing poverty, strengthening food and nutrition security across the state.. They explained that the collaboration had been made to ensure the state population are well covered in its food basket and that necessary loopholes responsible for food insecurity are identified and block across the state to achieve food and nutrition security and strengthen farmers socio-economic endeavour.. As stated, the two body would provide extension support, market linkages and training on best management practices, among other things, to crops and legumes farmers in the state, through the collaboration to ensure vibrant agriculture sector that yields that contributes to the states revenue.. The KASDP Project Coordinator, Ibrahim Muhammad, said that the ...
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically increased food insecurity in the United States (US). The objective of this study was to understand the early effects of the COVID-19 pandemic among low-income adults in the US as social distancing measures began to be implemented. On 19–24 March 2020 we fielded a national, web-based survey (53% response rate) among adults with <250% of the federal poverty line in the US (N = 1478). Measures included household food security status and COVID-19-related basic needs challenges. Overall, 36% of low-income adults in the US were food secure, 20% had marginal food security, and 44% were food insecure. Less than one in five (18.8%) of adults with very low food security reported being able to comply with public health recommendations to purchase two weeks of food at a time. For every basic needs challenge, food-insecure adults were significantly more likely to report facing that challenge, with a clear gradient effect based on severity of food security. The short
Objectives: Household conditions and culturally/socially variable childcare practices influence priming of the inflammatory response during infancy. Maternal mental health may partially mediate that effect. Among mother- infant dyads in Mwanza, Tanzania, we hypothesized that poorer maternal mental health would be associated with adverse household ecology, lower social capital, and greater inflammation among infants under the age of one; and that mental health would mediate any effects of household ecology/social capital on inflammation. Methods: We collected dried blood spots from mother-infant dyads (N588) at health centers near Mwanza, Tanzania. To assess household ecology and social capital, we conducted interviews with mothers using the Household Food Insecurity Access Scale, the MacArthur Subjective Social Status Scale, and a household wealth inventory. We employed the Hopkins Symptom Checklist to assess maternal mental health. A high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP) assay was used to ...
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Introduction. IS AGRIBUSINESS RESPONSIBLE FOR FOOD CRISIS IN THE SOUTH? SHOULD AGRIBUSINESS ACTIVITIES IN THE SOUTH BE MORE STRICTLY CONTROLLED? The entire world has, according to some observers, now entered an Age of Scarcity that requires a fundamental shift in national and international policies (The Agribusiness Council, 1975:1) This opening quote stresses the problem of food crisis, even in 1975, and suggests the need for some sort of control. The present day situation is often considered worse but in this essay I hope to investigate this. I am going to describe what has come about to be known as agribusiness, and what effect it has had on the global South. I will attempt to decipher whether agribusiness is responsible for food crisis, and identify the other factors and causes that have certainly contributed to the situation. The final part of this essay will look at what is and can be done to control the activities of agribusiness in the South. Agribusiness is a term used to describe the ...
Investigators from South Carolina and Australia analyzed data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) between 2003 and 2006 to investigate the relationship between household food insecurity and physical activity in people aged 6-65 years (the results from participants ,18 years old are summarized here). Food insecurity was determined by ≥3 affirmative responses from an adult in a household with children aged ,18 years on 8 US Household Food Security Survey Module items included in NHANES. Physical activity was measured by either accelerometry or questionnaire. For … ...
The world is becoming ever more urban. Today already more than half of the worlds population lives in urban areas. By 2050, two-thirds of the worlds population will live in cities. The continuous increase of urban population is due to factors like rural-urban migration, natural disasters or livelihood insecurities. Providing food and nutrition security for the rapidly expanding populations in the worlds cities is a pressing challenge in this changing world. Delivering nutritious food to cities is a complex problem that is also challenged by natural resource scarcity, climate change, and population growth, adding pressure to food systems globally. Against the background of these developments, achieving urban food and nutrition security calls for integrated and innovative solutions.
Researchers looked at data from the Canadian Community Health Survey 2005-2017 on more than half a million (510 010) adults in Canada. They categorized people as food secure, or marginally, moderately or severely food insecure. By the end of the study period, 25 460 people had died prematurely, with people who were severely food insecure dying 9 years younger than their food-secure counterparts (59.5 years old versus 68.9 years).. The average life expectancy in Canada in 2008-2014 was 82 years; deaths at or before that age were considered premature in this study.. Severely food-insecure adults were more likely to die prematurely than their food-secure counterparts for all causes except cancers. Premature death by infectious-parasitic diseases, unintentional injuries and suicides was more than twice as likely for those experiencing severe versus no food insecurity.. Previous studies have examined the relation between inadequate food and death, although none looked at the causes of death.. The ...
GFSA will ensure that smallholder farmers, particularly women, are empowered to feed their families and communitiesWASHINGTON, DC (March 10, 2016) - The global poverty-fighting organization CARE celebrates the passage today of the Global Food Security Act (S.1252) by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The bill is an important step forward in the fight to end hunger and build just and sustainable food systems.
Examines the direct and indirect associations between food insecurity and toddlers overweight, physical health, and length for age. Results found there were significant effects of food insecurity on parental depression and parental depression in turn influenced physical health. There were also significant effects of food insecurity on parenting practices, which in turn were significantly associated with infant feeding and subsequently toddlers overweight.. ...
Initially scheduled to take place in Montpellier, the 4t h International Conference on Global Food Security will be held as an interactive live (...)
Food and Nutrition Security Information (FNSI) is a critical tool for achieving food and nutrition security, yet FNSI efforts to date have not produced the intended impacts on policy and program decision making, largely due to shortcomings in available technologies and frameworks. The article reviews the evolution of FNSI efforts in the context of emerging technology and data collection techniques ...
Two years after the last food crisis, food inflation is back. Soaring global food prices have prompted London and food industry experts to warn that the cost of the weekly groceries is set to rise by up to 10 percent in the coming months. As in 2008, rocketing prices are the result of rising demand and supply shortages caused by freak weather and poor harvests. Moreover, these conditions are exacerbated by speculation on commodity markets and changing diets in fast-growing Asian countries. Last week, the UNs Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) called an emergency meeting for Sept. 24 to discuss the food crisis. In Mozambique, riots broke out following the governments decision to raise bread prices by 30 percent, leaving seven people dead and hundreds injured. At the same time the Russian government extended its export ban on wheat by another 12 months as it battles drought, shortages and inflation at home, which threatens to push up prices further. European wheat prices hit more than 231 ...
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Discrimination and marginalization can undermine food and nutrition security by limiting access to food, health care and more generally income generating opportunities. This issue presents itself in the EU as well: people of lower socioeconomic status and marginalized groups, such as single mothers, the elderly, and ethnic minorities, continue to be particularly vulnerable to food…
Despite international efforts to address food insecurity, around 108 million people worldwide were severely food insecure in 2016, a dramatic increase compared with 80 million in 2015, according to a United Nations-backed report on food crises that offers benchmark for action needed to avoid catastrophe.
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Food policies which do not address the root causes of world hunger would be bound to fail, she [the new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Prof Hilal Elver] told a packed audience in Amsterdam. One billion people globally are hungry, she declared, before calling on governments to support a transition to agricultural democracy which would empower rural small farmers. The 2009 global food crisis signaled the need for a turning point in the global food system, she said at the event hosted by the Transnational Institute (TNI), a leading international think tank. In the Caribbean region we are going to be affected by climate change, as we all realize, or should realize, climate change has already started affecting most countries. In the Caribbean the IPCC states By mid-century, climate change is expected to reduce water resources in many small islands, e.g. in the Caribbean and Pacific, to the point where they become insufficient to meet demand during low-rainfall ...
Food insecurity is usually defined as limited or uncertain access to enough food due to financial resource constraints, or as inadequate food intake. According to the Food and Agriculture Organizations State of Food Insecurity in the World (1999), 800 million people were food insecure worldwide, and 164 million people in China suffered food insecurity in 1999. The implications of food insecurity for childrens functioning are not yet well established, particularly in less-developed countries where the problem is likely to be most pronounced. Food insecurity is related to the nutritional status of children, a topic about which much has been written in developing country contexts, but food insecurity is not synonymous with nutritional status. Food insecurity has been linked via both nutritional and non-nutritional pathways to adverse outcomes in children.. ...
It would be hard to think of a more complex web of problems. Pakistan and Afghanistan face, in very different ways, severe domestic political crises which are being exacerbated by soaring prices and food shortages. Both blame each other for failing to crack down on the Taliban and al Qaeda. And now tensions are rising over attempts by Pakistan, the traditional supplier of food to Afghanistan, to curb its wheat exports to make sure it can feed its own hungry population.. For an idea of how significant this is in Afghanistan, its worth reading this piece in the Chicago Tribune. Western officials - including officers with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force - say the food crisis is potentially more destabilizing to the U.S.-backed government of President Hamid Karzai than the insurgency itself, it says.. The website Registan.net followed this up by saying that the food crisis will drive more people into the arms of the Taliban. Hungry, disenfranchised people are angry people, ...
Food insecurity remains a major problem in poor households, and its implications worsen in disease states including Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and AIDS. More than 10 million Kenyans are chronically food insecure and 1.6 million have HIV. A synergistic relationship exists between food insecurity, HIV, and AIDS. Human Immunodeficiency Virus and AIDS cause an imbalance of the four fundamental elements of food security: food access, availability, utilization, and stability. There is limited literature on household food (in) security and nutritional status of HIV sero-positive clients drawn from areas that have in recent times reported poor food production. Bomet County recently experienced poor production of countys staple: maize, due to the emergence of Maize Necrosis disease, which resulted in increased harvest losses. The main purpose of the study was to assess the household food security and nutritional status of HIV sero-positive clients attending Comprehensive Care Clinic at Longisa ...
Food insecurity, malnutrition and obesity are increasingly becoming urban issues, affecting the health of millions of children and adults. The new issue of Environment & Urbanization looks at the wider context of urban food and nutrition security and the challenges for policymakers
This paper explains the historic opportunity the dairy sector has to become more involved in the world nutritional agenda and to work with the global community to shape the definition of a sustainable food system.. A projected world population of 9.5 billion by 2050 dictates that future food-related policies must support a sustainable food system. Due to a sense of urgency for action now, there will be a desire to make quick judgments on what constitutes a sustainable food system, even without supporting research. With the knowledge base of sustainable food systems in its very early stages, now is the time to encourage a process that ensures policy decisions are based on well-designed, evidence-based research.. READ THE WHITE PAPER HERE ,,. ...
BACKGROUND: Food insecurity and alcohol consumption are prevalent and have health consequences among people living with HIV infection or AIDS (PLWHA). Food insecurity could be associated with unhealthy alcohol use via hunger or other mechanisms. However, it is not well-known whether the two (food insecurity and unhealthy alcohol use) are associated. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to determine an association between food insecurity and unhealthy alcohol use in people with HIV/AIDS and substance use disorder. It was hypothesized that food insecurity, compared to food security, would be associated with unhealthy alcohol use in this population. METHODS: This study is a cross sectional analysis of data collected from adults with HIV infection and current alcohol or other drug dependence or ever injection drug use, who were participants in a cohort study known as the Boston Alcohol Research Collaboration on HIV/AIDS (ARCH) study. Food insecurity, the independent variable, was assessed ...
Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) is grown in over 100 countries throughout the world. As a staple food, potato is the fourth most important crop after rice, wheat, and maize, and has historically contributed to food and nutrition security in the world. Global interest in potato increased recently as world food prices soared, threatening the global food security and stability. Unlike major cereals, potato is not a globally traded commodity, and prices are usually determined by local production costs. Thus, potato is increasingly regarded as a vital food-security crop and as a substitute for costly cereal imports. With such importance, the 29 chapters in the edited book address the issues of sustainable potato production. This book begins with an introduction on sustainable potato production and global food security, and then presents eight case studies selected globally and covering different issues relevant to sustainable potato production in both developed and developing countries ...
Those faces are children, elderly and working people in our communities that cant afford to provide for their families. According to a 2005 USDA report on Household Security, an estimated 12.4 million children lived in food insecure households in 2005.. Although each organization working on the issue of domestic hunger approaches the issue from a slightly different position, Hunger Awareness Day gives us the opportunity to gather our resources, supporters, and voices in focusing the nations attention on one of the most solvable problems facing every community in America, states the Second Harvest Web site.. On Kauai, hunger is a reality for many island residents. With the high cost of living many families struggle to make ends meet.. But our community is not alone. According to the USDA an estimated 35.1 million Americans are food insecure (low food security and very low food security); meaning their access to enough food is limited by a lack of money and other resources.. 41.5 percent ...
Childhood overweight is not restricted to developed countries: a number of lower- and middle-income countries are struggling with the double burden of underweight and overweight. Another public health problem that concerns both developing and, to a lesser extent, developed countries is food insecurity. This study presents a comparative gender-based analysis of the association between household food insecurity and overweight among 10-to-11-year-old children living in the Canadian province of Québec and in the country of Jamaica. Analyses were performed using data from the 2008 round of the Québec Longitudinal Study of Child Development and the Jamaica Youth Risk and Resiliency Behaviour Survey of 2007. Cross-sectional data were obtained from 1190 10-year old children in Québec and 1674 10-11-year-old children in Jamaica. Body mass index was derived using anthropometric measurements and overweight was defined using Coles age- and sex-specific criteria. Questionnaires were used to collect data on food
To conduct a systematic review aimed at identifying and characterizing the experience-based household food security scales and to synthesize their psychometric properties. Search in the MEDLINE, LILACS and SciELO databases, using the descriptor
Downloadable (with restrictions)! Food insecurity is a serious challenge facing millions of households across Africa. Within these households, distinguishing the incidence of food insecurity between adults and children is often difficult because most surveys rely on the reports of adults. In this paper, we address this shortcoming of previous work by using a survey from over 6000 households in Zimbabwe where interviews were conducted with both an adult caregiver and a child. Using two measures of food insecurity, we find that reports of adults and children differ within households with lower reports of food insecurity among children, with children in the youngest age groups particularly being protected from food shortages. An exception to this general rule, though, is in better-off households where children are often more likely to be food insecure than adults. Findings also demonstrate the need for multiple measures to comprehensively capture the full picture of food insecurity in the household.
April 19, 2012. A debate on food security without the Chinese is like staging Hamlet without the Prince - it makes no sense. Dr John Strak, Honorary Professor in Food Economics at The University of Nottingham, explores Chinas growing demand for food. The latest piece of research from The Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD) in the UK confirms something that …. ...
Statistics on the most recent global food crisis are well known. In the three years leading up to June 2008, food prices rose 83%. Although declining since, they are still 60% higher than in 2006. There is little prospect of returning to the cheap food regimes that characterized the world prior to 2005 anytime in the foreseeable future.
Downloadable (with restrictions)! This article analyzes data on self-reported food insecurity of more than 50,000 individuals in 18 Sub-Saharan African countries over the period 2005-2008, when global food prices increased dramatically. The average level of self-reported food insecurity was high but remarkably stable over time, at about 54%. However, this average hides large heterogeneity, both within countries and across countries. In eight of the sample countries, self-reported food security improved, while it worsened in the ten other countries. Our results suggest that heterogeneous effects in self-reported food security are consistent with economic predictions, as they are correlated with economic growth and net food consumption (both at the household and country level). Specifically, in the face of rising food prices, self-reported food security improved on average in rural households, while it worsened in urban households - a finding that holds when using global prices or domestic food prices.
June 13, 2014) US government action can curb the risks climate change poses to global food security, says a new report (PDF) released by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs.. Building on the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change report and National Climate Assessment, The Chicago Councils study explains how higher temperatures, changes in rainfall and natural disasters caused by climate change could undermine food production and put food supplies at risk. In total, climate change could reduce food production growth by 2 percent each decade for the rest of this century.. The report calls on the US government to integrate climate change adaptation into its global food security strategy. Recommendations include:. -Passing legislation for a long-term global food and nutrition security strategy.. -Increasing funding for agricultural research on climate change adaptation. Research priorities should include improving crop and livestock tolerance to higher temperatures and volatile ...
This project aims to improve the efficacy and efficiency of government-sponsored supplemental nutritional programs by 1) designing and executing a demonstration pilot to test the effects of a split-issuance distribution method of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits on education, crime, consumption, and food insecurity; and 2) evaluating two recent policy changes that were made without research guidance related to SNAP benefit distribution and encouraging the consumption of healthier foods. This research initiative is part of a broader effort to advance evidence-based policymaking that supports concrete, measurable, and lasting improvements in society, as well as more effective and efficient government. ...
ObjectiveTo determine whether the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which addresses food insecurity, can reduce health care expenditures.
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Food insecurity is an important risk factor for overweight and obesity among low-income populations in high income countries, but has not been well-studied among people living with HIV (PLHIV), particularly in resource-poor settings. To explore the association between food insecurity and overweight and obesity among PLHIV in the Dominican Republic, we conducted a cross-sectional study of 160 HIV-infected adults between March-December 2012 in four geographically-dispersed health centers (Santo Domingo, Puerto Plata, San Juan, and Higuey). We collected information on household food insecurity, anthropometric measurements, and socio-demographic data and ran descriptive and multivariate analyses, controlling for fixed effects of clinics and using robust standard errors. Mean age ± SD of participants was 39.9 ± 10.5 years; 68% were women, and 78% were on antiretroviral therapy (ART). A total of 58% reported severe household food insecurity. After controlling for age, gender, income, having children ...
The concept of food insecurity at the household and individual levels has been an area of extensive research in the late 1980s by individual researchers and public agencies. This work culminated in the development of the US Food Security Survey Module (FSSM), which is now seem to be the standard methodology of determining household foods security status, at least in countries with developed economies. One of the purposes of this study is to adapt the FSSM in the context of a less developed economy, and thereby assess the prevalence of food insecurity and hunger. The module was administered as a pilot in a household survey of 110 low-income families in the Dominican Republic. This study found that 93% of the respondent were food-insecure, some more so than others, and the percentage increasing as a higher degree of food deprivation was considered. A relatively small proportion of the food-insecure (20%) reported food insecurity without hunger. Households which experienced hunger-moderate and severe-
Future food production is highly vulnerable to both climate change and air pollution with implications for global food security1, 2, 3, 4. Climate change adaptation and ozone regulation have been identified as important strategies to safeguard food production5, 6, but little is known about how climate and ozone pollution interact to affect agriculture, nor the relative effectiveness of these two strategies for different crops and regions. Here we present an integrated analysis of the individual and combined effects of 2000-2050 climate change and ozone trends on the production of four major crops (wheat, rice, maize and soybean) worldwide based on historical observations and model projections, specifically accounting for ozone-temperature co-variation. The projections exclude the effect of rising CO2, which has complex and potentially offsetting impacts on global food supply7, 8, 9, 10. We show that warming reduces global crop production by ,10% by 2050 with a potential to substantially worsen ...
BISAC: SOC045000. Food-insecure households have difficulty at some time during the year in providing enough food for all their members due to a lack of resources. In 2014, 14.0 percent of all U.S. households were food insecure, versus 22.4 percent of Hispanic households. This book estimates the extent and severity of food insecurity across diverse groups of Hispanic households using 2011-2014 data from the Current Population Surveys Food Security Supplement. Furthermore, this book analyzes immigrant families Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participation and food insecurity, using the Food Security Supplement of the Current Population Survey, 2003-10. (Imprint: Novinka). ...
On the 6th September the KIT Royal Tropical Institute and Emeritus Professor Rudy Rabbinge, held a meeting bringing together government officials, international research institution representatives and potential private sector partners to explore the potential role of the Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) in helping to address food and nutrition security in West Africa. The event was co-organized with the International Potato Center (CIP) and the Kofi Annan Foundation.. Following a welcome address by KIT Royal Tropical Institute CEO Marc Schneiders, the Chairman of the Kofi Annan Foundation, Kofi Annan himself, highlighted the potential of the vitamin-rich Sweetpotato, noting that while pilot initiatives had achieved traction and some early successes in Ghana, there is still a need to take OFSP work to scale if it is to have a considerable impact in the region. Ms. Nane Annan also highlighted the significant nutritional benefits of OFSP and the potential to reach urban populations through the ...
The share of population who experience severe food insecurity in Chile was estimated at 3.4 percent in the time period 2016 to 2018, while 13.4 percent of the the Chilean population experienced moderate or severe food insecurity.
To help stem the worsening food crisis across west Africa, the British Red Cross has launched its West Africa Food Crisis Appeal.
People with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) face higher levels of poverty than others, which can lead to concerns regarding areas of well-being, such as food security. Young adults with IDD who are, in many cases, transitioning from the system of educational, health care, and income supports of their youth into the adult world may be particularly vulnerable. Using pooled data from the 2011-2014 National Health Interview Survey, we find that young adults with IDD have significantly higher levels of food insecurity than young adults without disabilities, even when controlling for poverty. Young adults with IDD who are living in low-income households are not significantly more likely to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) than young adults without disabilities who are also living in low-income households. Although our results suggest that SNAP is effectively reaching many young adults with IDD in need of nutrition assistance, further research is ...
In Parramore, access to fresh food is being led by youth. After a successful first run in opening a farmers market last year, the city inked a deal to move it to a larger location at the Florida Department of Health and also plans to have it be run by the Parramore Kidz Zone ...
If SNAP benefits are cut, who hurts the most?, By Laura Santhanam, July 19, 2017, PBS Newshour: Three years ago, Debbie Byrd scanned her barren kitchen and then burst into tears. A single mother, Byrd worked full-time but still didnt earn enough to feed herself and her three young daughters. The next day, she applied for food stamps ...
In reference to growing fashion of hypermarkets and supermarkets, the retailers have started using big data to understand the needs of consumers by providing answers to their questions. Hypermarket and supermarket retailers assist consumers in deciding the item to buy by telling them about the quality and benefits of the items with the help of trained personnel at the stores. At these foods retail markets, food products and items are available in large quantities and at cheaper prices.. Additionally, large food market retailers can afford to offer huge discounts to sell off their stocked items at reasonable prices and are therefore driving the growth of food retail market.. For more information visit: https://www.psmarketresearch.com/market-analysis/food-retail-market. Based on distribution channel, global food retail market can be divided into convenience food stores, hypermarkets and supermarkets, specialists and independent retailers, and others.. Global food retail market is tremendously ...
Severe food limitation (FR) impairs cardiac performance, even though causative mechanisms remain elusive. Cardiac morphometry was substantially altered, as heart weights were nearly twofold lower in FR rats. Papillary muscle tissue isolated from FR hearts displayed mechanical dysfunction, including reduced created stress and decreased relaxation and contractility. The administration of the SERCA2a blocker resulted in additional decrements in contractile function in FR hearts, recommending impaired SERCA2a activity. Furthermore, the FR rats provided a lower appearance ABT-737 small molecule kinase inhibitor of L-type Ca2+ stations. As a result, myocardial dysfunction induced by serious food restriction is certainly connected ABT-737 small molecule kinase inhibitor with adjustments in the calcium-handling properties in rats. 0.05. 3. Outcomes 3.1. Physical Features Severe food limitation (FR) led to substantial adjustments towards the physical phenotype from the rats. As proven in Desk 1, 3 months ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - The Effect of Food Deserts on the Body Mass Index of Elementary Schoolchildren. AU - Thomsen, Michael R.. AU - Nayga, Jr, Rodolfo M.. AU - Alviola, Pedro A.. AU - Rouse, Heather L.. PY - 2016/1/1. Y1 - 2016/1/1. N2 - Families in low-income neighborhoods sometimes lack access to supermarkets that provide a broad range of healthy foods. We investigate whether these so called food deserts play a role in childhood obesity using a statewide panel data set of Arkansas elementary schoolchildren. We use fixed-effects panel data regression models to estimate the average food desert effect. We next compare children who left (entered) food deserts to children who were always (never) in food deserts and homogenize samples for those whose food desert status changed as a result of a change in residence and those whose status changed only as a consequence of the entry or exit of a supermarket. We present evidence that exposure to food deserts is associated with higher z-scores for body mass ...
Food demand analysis is dominated by the econometric estimation of demand systems based on aggregate market data and steady progress has been made in analytical techniques. Yet some issues have been neglected in food demand analysis which are crucial for understanding recent consumption trends in industrialised countries. Three of these issues are dealt with here: analysis of food demand at the retail level; influence of health information on food demand; and importance of product quality for food demand. It is shown that answers to important questions in these areas can be given when large and unconventional data sets are used. Herrmann, Roland; Roeder, Claudia
This World Food Programme Report analyzes national, regional and international responses to food crises. Authors look at three dimensions: 1) the levels, trends, and patterns of food assistance; 2) the primary challenges facing design and delivery of food assistance in different contexts; 3) innovations in food assistance that are being developed to address these challenges. The Report finds that while funding for food assistance is high, effectiveness is held in check by several factors.
Farmers Markets. This year, several states enacted legislation to increase access to healthy foods incentives linked to state and/or federal food assistance programs. Colorados governor signed legislation updating the purpose and duties of the Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council to include growing local, regional, and statewide food economies within which low-income populations have access to fresh, affordable, and healthy food. One way in which the council is directed to do this is by connecting agricultural producers to federal food assistance programs.. In Hawaii, a new law establishes a local healthy food incentive program for supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) recipients. SNAP recipients participating in the program receive a dollar-for-dollar match of up to 20 dollars per visit to be used for the purchase of Hawaii-grown fresh fruits and vegetables at specified locations including farmers markets and farm stands. Maines governor signed a bill providing additional ...
This study examines possible consequences of food insecurity as they relate to overweight, obesity, and chronic disease and highlights the need for further research on health status in the Appalachian region and the United States. The prevalence of food insecurity among this sample was more than 2.5 times the U.S. average rate (10.1%) in 1999 (3) and almost 3 times the Ohio average rate of household food insecurity at the time of the study (9.1%) (2).. A previous study suggested that even minimal levels of food insecurity are associated with poorer self-reported health status among individuals from an Appalachian Ohio county (6). Poor health status has also been associated with food insecurity in other studies (5,7-9). For adults, dietary quality can be negatively affected by food insecurity or insufficiency (11-13,15), and these suboptimal intakes could increase the publics risk of developing diet-related chronic diseases over time (12).. In this study, participants from food-insecure ...
Household Food Insecurity and Health among African American Women in Black Belt Counties of Alabama: Evidence from Mixed-Methods Research Abstract.
This report is on a case study from Guatemala on malnutrition and food aid programs. The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of food aid and/or food aid programs on the nutritional status of its recipients in two regions of Guatemala. From this investigation, empirically-based programmatic statements as to the role of food aid and its impact on human society will be presented.
This report is on a case study from Guatemala on malnutrition and food aid programs. The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of food aid and/or food aid programs on the nutritional status of its recipients in two regions of Guatemala. From this investigation, empirically-based programmatic statements as to the role of food aid and its impact on human society will be presented.
The Food Insecurity Working Group has measured the prevalence of food insecurity on campus and has been working on providing solutions to help increase access to foods for the UVM Community. In spring of 2019, we are launching Swipe Out Hunger, a program that will provide students in need with meal swipes into a dining hall.
USDAs National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey (FoodAPS) is the first nationally representative survey to collect comprehensive data about household food purchases and acquisitions. These data include quantities, expenditures, and nutrition information for food and beverages purchased from grocery stores and other food retailers (food at home), as well as prepared food purchased from establishments such as restaurants and fast food places (food away from home). FoodAPS also contains detailed information about foods acquired for free from schools, family, friends, home gardens, and food pantries.. FoodAPS data reflect purchases and acquisitions by all household members recorded over the course of 7 days between April 2012 and January 2013. A total of 4,826 households, comprising 14,317 individuals, completed the survey. The survey oversampled households that participate in USDAs Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and other low-income households to provide a detailed ...
An experimental trial will be conducted whereby a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)-like food benefit program will be implemented in 240 SNAP eligible households. Baseline and follow up measures will include three 24-hour dietary recalls; household food purchase receipt collection; and household food security questions. The individual level measures will be collected from the adult most responsible for food shopping and a child in the household. After baseline measures are completed households will be randomized to one of three conditions: 1) restriction (not allowed to buy sugar sweetened beverages, sweet baked goods, or candies with food benefits); 2) restriction paired with an incentive (30% financial incentive on fruits and vegetables and restriction of purchase of sugar sweetened beverages, sweet baked goods, or candy with food benefits); or 3) control (no incentive or restrictions). Households in all conditions will be given a debit card that will have funds added monthly ...
AUTHOR. Aulo Gelli and Jean-Pierre Tranchant. SERIES NAME. ReSAKSS Annual Trends and Outlook Report. YEAR. 2018. ABSTRACT. The chapter is centered on assessing the impact of WFPs food assistance on the food security and nutrition outcomes of rural households in the Mopti region of Mali. In our assessment, we relied on data from a unique precrisis baseline to design a longitudinal, quasi-experimental study based on two survey rounds executed five years apart. Data were collected from 66 communities randomly selected from within food-insecure districts. Study outcomes included household expenditures, food consumption (measured through seven-day recall), and nutritional status in children from two to five years of age.. PUBLISHER. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington DC, USA. ...
Britons need to ration themselves as obesity is a major problem for the National Health Service and as for a Vegetarian Diet being a side-effect of a British Food Crisis; I say bring on the crisis as a transfer from meat to vegatarianism/veganism can only be a blessing and Yah-wahs way of giving the Genesis Eating Plan a hand ...
9: A psychiatric problem. Out of 9696 adult National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) participants who reported chronic illness, 23.4 percent reported cost associated medication underuse, while 18.8 percent reported food insecurity, and 11 percent reported both. Among adults who reported food insecurity there was a significantly higher likelihood to report cost associated medication underuse. These people were less likely to have public, non-Medicare insurance and to report participation in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for Woman, Infants, and Children.. It was concluded that about 1 in 3 chronically ill NHIS participants are not able to afford food, medications, or both. There was less food insecurity and cost-related medication underuse seen in participants who have WIC and public health insurance.. Many Americans are being forced to choose between food or medicine reports Elsevier Health Science in a discussion of the research published in The American Journal of ...
The G-8 conference on open data held on 29-30 April and organized by the US and UK Governments was attended by hundreds of delegates from the G-8 group of nations, US government officials, private sector partners, Open Data advocates, technology experts, and nonprofit organization leaders. Built on the 2012 New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition G-8 initiative, the conference focused on ways to ensure that Open Data about agriculture are not only available, but also put to good use. It also highlighted some excellent work already underway and making positive change in the Open Data in agriculture arena of the world.. About ICRISAT ...
This paper provides a review of the literature on migration, HIV/AIDS and urban food security, and attempts to draw the links between these three powerful dynamics which are at play in Southern and Eastern Africa.
The IPC Acute Malnutrition Analysis Workshop examines the situation in two ways: in terms of inadequate quality and/or quantity of consumption of food, which can lead to malnutrition; and an input to food security. The workshop will contribute to meeting the global challenge of addressing malnutrition and achieving nutrition security by informing comprehensive programming that includes investments in the nutrition and food security. It will also assist decision-makers to integrate response for achieving food and nutrition security. The analysis workshop has the potential to bring together different global stakeholder groups. ...
Lead Researcher: Dr Katrina Campbell. For more than a decade the Advanced Asset laboratory has been pioneering the use of biosensor technology in the area of food safety monitoring and we are recognised as world-leading research group in this area. We are experts in the development of highly innovative sensor based detection systems relating to biological and chemical contaminants in foods of pertinence to food integrity, safety, defence, quality and sustainability. Examples of such contamination include: naturally occurring toxins of fungal, algal, plant and bacterial origin present in the environment (e.g. mycotoxins and marine biotoxins); improper use of agrichemicals (e.g. antibiotics, pesticides), the illegal use of growth promoting compounds in animal production (e.g. B-agonists), by-products from food processing (e.g. acrylamide, allergens) and food-borne pathogens.. In addition to the traditional enzyme and luminescence based immunoassay design capabilities (e.g. ELISA and LFDs) the ...
Food price volatility is one of the major challenges facing the global agricultural system today. This was most vividly illustrated during the global food crisis of 2007-9 when price spikes occurred for key staple food commodities-such as wheat, rice, maize, and soybeans. Given the variety of reactions by governments of countries experiencing similar food price shocks, the 2007-9 crisis offered an excellent natural experiment for generating knowledge on responses to price volatility in particular and on the political economy of agricultural policy-making more generally. This book contains the wealth of collaborative research by a global team of experts on food price policy-the research was undertaken on a sizeable group of low- and middle-income countries that were highly affected by the 2007-9 food crisis. The central aim of the study is to uncover which political economy factors-ranging from the constellation of different interest groups to the nature of political institutions-explain variations in
Offering government food assistance to the lowest income Americans dates back to the administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and has continued into the 21st century.[32] In FY 2011, the budget for the USDA Food and Nutrition Service, which is responsible for the major feeding programs, was $107 billion. The largest single food assistance program in the country is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the provisions for which are contained in a Farm Bill that is re-authorized by Congress and signed by the president every five years. Benefits to SNAP recipients cost approximately $75 billion in 2012. Largely uncontroversial for most of its history, the SNAP program was targeted for major cuts by members of the House of Representatives in the 2012 Farm Bill re-authorization attempt.[33] House leaders also endeavored to separate the SNAP program from the Farm Bill, splitting the long-standing coalition of urban and rural legislators who traditionally backed the renewals of funding ...
In fiscal year 2013, nearly 50 million Americans received food assistance from the USDA through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program each month. That breaks down to about 15 percent of people living in the U.S.
Food Matters Manitoba. Towards a Winnipeg Food Strategy. (2018). Retrieved on July 6 2021 fromhttps://foodmattersmanitoba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/towards-a-winnipeg-food-strategy-2018.pdf. Slater J, Green C, Epp-Koop S. (2014) Food deserts in Winnipeg, Canada: a novel method for measuring a complex and contested construct. University of Manitoba, Food Matters Manitoba, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. Retrieved on July 6 2021 from https://doi.org/10.24095/hpcdp.37.10.05. Sustenance Locally. Food Desert vs Food Apartheid. (2017). Retrieved on July 6 2021 from https://slocally.wordpress.com/2017/07/20/food-desert-vs-food-apartheid/. PROOF: Food Insecurity Policy Research. Household Food Insecurity in Canada. (2020). Retrieved on July 6 2021 from https://proof.utoronto.ca/food-insecurity/#vulnerability. Broadben Institute. Melana Roberts. Black Food Insecurity in Canada. (2020). Retrieved on July 6 2021 from https://www.broadbentinstitute.ca/black_food_insecurity_in_canada. PROOF: Food ...
There are only three fundamental sources for increasing seafood supply: 1) better management and utilization of wild fish stocks, 2) aquaculture and 3) aquaculture-enhanced wild fisheries. However, nearly all of the significant growth in global seafood harvest and international trade over the past three decades has, and in the future will, come from aquaculture. This has important implications for business, resource management, international trade and global food security. This is compounded by the scale and dynamics of emerging economies such as China and India. Aquaculture has had annual growth rates of over 7 percent in recent decades, it accounts for more than half of seafood supply and recently it passed the global production of beef. Despite this growth, the potential for added growth and improved efficiency in the aquaculture is still tremendous. As the aquaculture industry grows, uncertainty in quantity and price will likely decline relative to the traditional fishery sector. This will ...
We evaluated whether Philly Food Bucks, a bonus incentive program at farmers markets, is associated with increased fruit and vegetable consumption and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) sales at farmers markets in low-income areas.
Crookston MN Medicaid - Food Stamp - Welfare Office administrates your local program under Minnesota State guidelines. Medicaid provides health care for low income people. Welfare program give assistance to those who have little or no income. While Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Food Stamps helps low-income families buy food.. ...
2012-2013 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Feeding Tomorrow Graduate Scholarship - Sarah Gutkowski. 2012 Outstanding Presentation of Entomological Research (Runner-up): Blossom Sehgal. 2012 Best Student Paper Award: Natarajan Padmanabhan Engineering and Processing Division, AACCI Annual Meeting Title:. 2012 AACCI Student Product Development Competition Second Place: Instant Sorghum Noodles Team: Oscar Ramos, Swathi Sree Kodavali, Moses Khamis, Anubha Garg Advisor: Dr. Praveen Vadlani. 2012 Outstanding Paper Award Winner by the Corn Refiners Association: Navneet Grewal at the AACCI meeting in Hollywood, FL. BioEnvironmentalPolymer Society, outstanding student poster presentation award: Min Jung Kim. 2012 Presidential Student Travel Scholarship Recipient: Blossom Sehgal North Central Branch Entomological Society. US Borlaug Fellowship to the Summer Institute on Global Food Security: Blossom Sehgal. US Borlaug Fellowship to the Summer Institute on Global Food Security: Mario Andrada. 2012-2013 ...
Rice blast is the most devastating disease affecting rice, so this research has considerable implications for global food security, says one of the authors Professor Nick Talbot of The Sainsbury Laboratory. We think this mechanism applies to other fungi where the process of infection is septin mediated. Most cereal diseases - rusts and mildews for example - involve appressoria. They are a common mechanism so from what we now know you could imagine a treatment that could be very effective, he adds. Lead author Dr Lauren Ryder from The Sainsbury Laboratory adds: We have to work out how this turgor sensor interacts with downstream components, which is the focus of our next study. We suspect it interacts with proteins in the membrane and it senses when there is a stretch. Dr. Yasin Dagdas, now at the Gregor Mendel Institute in Vienna, Austria adds, Besides the potential for helping global food security, this study uncovers a fascinating biological innovation that evolved during the ...
Shi, Z., Carey, M., Meharg, C., Williams, P. N., Signes-Pastor, A. J., Triwardhani, E. A., Pandiangan, F. I., Campbell, K., Elliott, C., Marwa, E. M., Jiujin, X., Farias, J. G., Nicoloso, F. T., De Silva, P. M. C. S., Lu, Y., Norton, G., Adomako, E., Green, A. J., Moreno-Jiménez, E., Zhu, Y. & 14 others, Carbonell-Barrachina, Á. A., Haris, P. I., Lawgali, Y. F., Sommella, A., Pigna, M., Brabet, C., Montet, D., Njira, K., Watts, M. J., Hossain, M., Islam, M. R., Tapia, Y., Oporto, C. & Meharg, A. A., 02 Mar 2020, In : Exposure and Health. 8 p.. Research output: Contribution to journal › Article ...
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In parts of Madagascars drought-prone south people have resorted to eating cattle-feed, as successive years of crop failures and the current lean season give food insecurity a firmer grip on the region. (..) The World Food Programme (WFP) in Madagascar said drought had caused the widespread failure of maize crops in the southern regions of Atsimo Andrefana, Androy and Anosy to fail. The lean season, when the previous harvest has been consumed and the new crops are not yet ready, runs from October to about March.. ...
Water supply and food production[edit]. Use of water for public water supply in the Sava River basin is estimated at ... Most of the reservoirs are used primarily, or even exclusively, for electricity generation, but they are also used as supply of ... Groundwater is a very important resource in the Sava River basin, generally used for public water supply of potable water, as a ... drinking water, industrial water source, for irrigation and food production.[26] ...
"Ingrediensfirma øger fokus på fødevaresalg markant" (in Danish). Food Supply. Retrieved 13 September 2017. "Chr. Olesen & Co". ... In 2010, ingredients for animal feed accounted for 67% of the company's revenue, while the food industry accounted for 13%. Chr ... Olesen A/S is a multinational manufacturer and distributor of ingredients for the animal feed, food and pharmaceutical ... Olesen A/S distributes ingredients for animal feed, food and the pharmaceutical products such as vitamins, amino acids, ...
"Beauvais foods bliver til Orkla Foods Danmark" (in Danish). Food Supply. Retrieved 27 May 2019. Official website. ... The company was in 2013 renamed Beauvais foods after acquiring a number of other Danish food companies and brands, including ... Beauvais foods was acquired by Orkla ASA in 1995. It merged with Rieber & Søn Danmark in 2013 and the company was renamed Orkla ... The company was acquired by Orkla in 1995 and renamed Orkla Foods Denmark in 2013. Beauvais was founded by and is named for ...
"Gammel Dansk får en lillebror" (in Danish). Food Supply. 18 June 2014. Retrieved 9 January 2016. https://promoters.dk/blog/ ...
"Vejen elsker fødevareindustrien" (in Danish). Food Supply. Retrieved 16 January 2015. IMDb Database retrieved 30 April 2020 ... The food industry is a major employer. Major companies include Eurofins Steins Laboratorium, with 425 employees (2015), Danish ...
... uninterrupted power supply; regulated water management; profitable agriculture; abundant food supply; pollution-free ... dynamically backed the measures for National Food Security and building a Vibrant Rural Economy. In the recent protest by Tamil ...
limited food supply. economic stagnation with poor transition to a dynamic economy (agricultural based to a technological based ... Inadequate food and poor or limited access to clean water- relocation in search of food and clean water drains limited ... limit agriculture and food sources - in poorer nations, limited agricultural produce/food threatens survival and strains ... The International Food Study Institute had a brief on a collection of extensive studies that analyzed the causes of poverty, ...
"New food supply". The Barrier Miner. Broken Hill, New South Wales: National Library of Australia. 18 March 1949. p. 1. ...
"Departments: Food and Supply". Blockwise Statistics BPL List 2002-2007. Chatra district administration. Retrieved 10 January ... In 2011, 87 villages had power supply. 9 villages had tap water (treated/ untreated), 133 villages had well water (covered/ ...
Food Supply and Production. Memorandum by the Earl of Selborne. 2 March 1916" (PDF). The National Archives. Cite journal ... Food situation of the United Kingdom. 2 October 1939" (PDF). The National Archives. Cite journal requires ,journal= (help) " ...
"Departments: Food and Supply". Blockwise Statistics BPL List 2002-2007. Chatra district administration. Retrieved 10 January ... In 2011, 38 villages had power supply. 4 villages had tap water (treated/ untreated), 165 villages had well water (covered/ ...
"Departments: Food and Supply". Blockwise Statistics BPL List 2002-2007. Chatra district administration. Retrieved 10 January ... In 2011, 1 village had power supply. 9 villages had tap water (treated/ untreated), 28 villages had well water (covered/ ...
"Departments: Food and Supply". Blockwise Statistics BPL List 2002-2007. Chatra district administration. Retrieved 10 January ... In 2011, 16 villages had power supply. 2 villages had tap water (treated/ untreated), 94 villages had well water (covered/ ...
"Departments: Food and Supply". Blockwise Statistics BPL List 2002-2007. Chatra district administration. Retrieved 10 January ... In 2011, 22 villages had power supply. 5 villages had tap water (treated/ untreated), 90 villages had well water (covered/ ...
Trans Fat Task Force (June 2006). TRANSforming the Food Supply. ISBN 0-662-43689-X. Retrieved 7 January 2007. FATTY ACIDS: ... Food Chemistry. 141 (3): 2373-2378. doi:10.1016/j.foodchem.2013.05.061. PMID 23870970. "High-oleic canola oils and their food ... When the saturated fat or trans fat in a fried food is replaced with a stable high oleic oil, consumers may be able to avoid ... Nutrition, Center for Food Safety and Applied (20 December 2019). "FDA Completes Review of Qualified Health Claim Petition for ...
"Departments: Food and Supply". Blockwise Statistics BPL List 2002-2007. Chatra district administration. Retrieved 10 January ... In 2011, 4 villages had power supply. 97 villages had well water (covered/ uncovered), 93 villages had hand pumps, and all ...
"Departments: Food and Supply". Blockwise Statistics BPL List 2002-2007. Chatra district administration. Retrieved 10 January ... In 2011, no village had power supply. 73 villages had well water (covered/ uncovered), 75 villages had hand pumps, and all ...
"Safety of Food Supply , C-SPAN.org". www.c-span.org. Retrieved 2019-06-26. Florida Department of Health (2016). "Innovative ... Morris has continued to advocate for issues of public health consequence such as federal food safety programs and responses to ... Institute of Medicine and National Research council of the National Academies (2010). Enhancing Food Safety: The Role of the ... Morris was appointed the Director of Epidemiology and Emergency Response Program, and later founded the Food Safety and ...
"Departments: Food and Supply". Blockwise Statistics BPL List 2002-2007. Chatra district administration. Retrieved 10 January ... In 2011, 92 villages had power supply. 19 villages had tap water (treated/ untreated), 246 villages had well water (covered/ ...
"Departments: Food and Supply". Blockwise Statistics BPL List 2002-2007. Chatra district administration. Retrieved 10 January ... In 2011, 21 villages had power supply. 38 villages had well water (covered/ uncovered), 38 villages had hand pumps, and all ...
"TRANSforming the Food Supply (Appendix 9iii)". Archived from the original on February 25, 2007. Retrieved 2007-01-09.. Cite ... Pet food additive[edit]. Vegetable oil is used in the production of some pet foods. AAFCO[12] defines vegetable oil, in this ... "Basic Labelling Requirements", Guide to Food Labelling and Advertising, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, retrieved 2015-04-08. ... Vegetable Oils in Food Technology (2011), p. 61. sfnp error: no target: CITEREFVegetable_Oils_in_Food_Technology2011 (help) ...
"Modeling attacks on the food supply".[12]. Impact[edit]. PNAS is widely read by researchers, particularly those involved in ... "Modeling attacks on the food supply". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 102 (28): 9737-9738. doi:10.1073/pnas. ... "Analyzing a bioterror attack on the food supply: The case of botulinum toxin in milk". Proceedings of the National Academy of ... "Analyzing a bioterror attack on the food supply: The case of botulinum toxin in milk"[10] despite objections raised by the U.S ...
Fjaervoll, Karin (28 May 2015). "Bryggeri expanderar och nyanställer" [Brewery expands and recruits]. food-supply.se (in ...
... occasional food hunting; occasional supply purchase at forts; inventory management of supplies; variable travel speed depending ... Audience members are asked to help provide food for the family in a mid-play Nerf shooting gallery. In 2014, a parody musical ... The game has received a major update, which had the player using trading and crafting to upgrade their wagon, buy food, and ... These are the original core gameplay concepts which have endured in every subsequent version: initial supply purchase; ...
Food Supply DK (in Danish). Retrieved 2020-04-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Meet startup queen Mette Lykke". ... "Too Good To Go acquires a Spanish app to save 1.3B tonnes of food waste: Did you know these 5 things about the Danish tech ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "This App Lets You Eat the Food Restaurants Throw Out at the End of Service". www.vice. ... Too Good To Go is a mobile application that connects customers to restaurants and stores that have unsold, surplus food. The ...
... food supply and agro-business; as well as education and youth employment. Projects undertaken by OiER in cooperation with its ...
... including sustaining the production and supply of food; ensuring social protection measures; strengthening regional food supply ... Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 2013 The State of Food and Agriculture: Food Systems for Better ... 2012: Achieving food security and sustainable use of natural resources, when the natural sources of food become increasingly ... To ensure the right to adequate and nutritious food for all and achieve Zero Hunger by 2030, we must approach health and food ...
Kasha, Ken (1999). "Biotechnology and world food supply". Genome. 42 (4): 642-645. doi:10.1139/g99-043. PMID 10464788. "Reverse ... With an increasing population, the production of food needs to increase with it. It is estimated that a 70% increase in food ... An example of this can be seen in Asia, where food production per capita has increased twofold. This has been achieved through ... Davis, D.R.; Epp, M.D.; Riordan, H.D. (2004). "Changes in USDA Food Composition Data for 43 Garden Crops, 1950 to 1999". ...
3. Committee on Food Supply. The duties of this committee shall be to prepare a descriptive list of wholesale and retail foods ... 2. To promote among members of the association a more scientific knowledge of the economic value of various foods and fuels; a ... and furnish statements of what articles of food are most desirable to buy, either in large or small quantities, with household ... and have more healthy food. The objectives, as declared in its constitution, were: 1. To awaken the public mind to the ...
As such, it encompasses prevention of communicable diseases; promotes personal hygiene; ensures adequate field water supply; ... supervises food sanitation; administers waste disposal; and controls, prevents, and combats insect-borne diseases transmitted ...
In many western countries there are catering businesses that supply finger foods for events such as weddings, engagements, ... Finger food is food meant to be eaten directly using the hands, in contrast to food eaten with a knife and fork, spoon, ... considered finger foods. In East Asia, foods like pancakes or flatbreads (bing 饼) and street foods such as chuan (串, also ... Finger Food, Elizabeth Wolf-Cohen ISBN 978-1-84215-507-3. *The Essential Finger Food Cookbook (Essential Cookbooks) (Thunder ...
These polymers have a dual role as supplies of energy as well as building blocks; the part that functions as energy supply ... For example, human food webs, agricultural food webs, detrital food webs, marine food webs, aquatic food webs, soil food webs, ... Food chain[edit]. Main article: food chain. A common metric used to quantify food web trophic structure is food chain length. ... food chains, and food size in his classical 1927 book "Animal Ecology"; Elton's 'food cycle' was replaced by 'food web' in a ...
Many graduates were involved in the transportation of supplies during the buildup to the war in 2003. Many graduates in the U.S ... both academy graduates and midshipmen played important roles in the large sealift of military supplies to the Middle East. ... assisted in the evacuation of civilians from Lower Manhattan as well as the transportation of first responders and supplies to ...
Supply[edit]. Merck did not have enough time to prepare enough drugs to distribute for all those who were infected. 650,000 to ... The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved indinavir on March, 1996, making it the eighth antiretroviral drug approved. It ... This situation of limited supply caused a lot of activists to be angry at the fact that they were selling in such limited ... Because of its limited supply, Merck decided to adopt a single distributor system in which they would send indinavir to only ...
"Final Straw - Food - Earth - Happiness". www.finalstraw.org.. *^ "'Body and Earth Are Not Two': Kawaguchi Yoshikazu's NATURAL ... one that demands no human-supplied inputs and mimics nature.[6] ... Adjust the foods you grow based on your local climate and ... "Masanobu Fukuoka and Natural Farming , Final Straw - Food , Earth , Happiness". www.finalstraw.org. Retrieved 2017-04-11.. ... "Life and Death in the Field , Final Straw - Food , Earth , Happiness". www.finalstraw.org. Retrieved 2017-04-16.. .mw-parser- ...
... in that it allowed the Khmer Rouge greater control over the food supply, ensuring that farmers did not sell their produce to ... While China supplied them with substantial food aid, this was not publicly acknowledged.[217] Shortly after the taking of Phnom ... Their food was brought to them and provided through the only shop that remained open in the country.[309] Pol Pot saw the Khmer ... In April 1970, Sâr flew to Hanoi.[157] He stressed to Lê Duẩn that while he wanted the Vietnamese to supply the Khmer Rouge ...
... who was the Minister for Food and Civil, supplies in the Nehru Government.[77] ...
UN COVID-19 Supply Chain Task Force (WHO). *COVID-19 Supply Council (Canada) ... Food industry *meat industry in Canada. *meat industry in the U.S. ...
Other items beginning with "s" as well as foods are also often used for Haft Sin[77]. A live goldfish and decorated eggs are ... Because of the house visits, you make sure you have a sufficient supply of pastry, cookies, fresh and dried fruits and mixed ... It's a tradition for people to plant trees, dredge irrigation canals, clean houses and prepare scrumptious food for guests ...
Scandium is known to have reached the food chain, but in trace amounts only; a typical human takes in less than 0.1 micrograms ... and undoubtedly possessed the largest supply of lutetium at the time.[25] ...
... meaning that they do not obtain food from other living things but instead create their own food by photosynthesis. They capture ... Within the leaf these vascular systems branch (ramify) to form veins which supply as much of the leaf as possible, ensuring ... Leaves can also store food and water, and are modified accordingly to meet these functions, for example in the leaves of ... Although not as nutritious as other organs such as fruit, leaves provide a food source for many organisms. The leaf is a vital ...
Typically this refers to operations within a warehouse or distribution center, with broader tasks undertaken by supply chain ... Factory automation with KUKA industrial robots for palletizing food products like bread and toast at a bakery in Germany ... Software or cloud-based SaaS solutions are used for logistics automation which helps the supply chain industry in automating ...
"U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).. *Ebola: What You Need to Know - Scientific American articles related to Ebola; note ... which included protective clothing as well as chlorine powder and other cleaning supplies.[113] Education of caregivers in ... "U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (Press release). 14 October 2020. Retrieved 14 October 2020.. This article incorporates ... "U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (Press release). 20 December 2019. Retrieved 22 December 2019.. ...
... increases extensive margin labor supply, and reduces receipt of disability transfer programs and public health insurance up to ... "Effect of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Expansions on Food Security, 2010-2016". American Journal of Public Health. 109 ...
As foodEdit. Since ancient times, the mallard has been eaten as food. The wild mallard was eaten in Neolithic Greece.[134] ... but the bill of ducks is supplied with a few blood vessels to prevent heat loss,[42] and, as in the Greenland mallard, the bill ... The Visual Food Encyclopedia. Québec Amerique. 1996. ISBN 9782764408988. .. *^ Davidson, Alan (2006). The Oxford Companion to ... Dalby, Andrew (15 April 2013). Food in the Ancient World from A to Z. Routledge. ISBN 9781135954222. .. ...
... because of a need to distribute resources such as food and meat equally to avoid famine and ensure a stable food supply.[60] ... which provided a hedge against starvation and a more abundant food supply.[38][39] Thanks to their technology and their ... It is thought that wild foods can have a significantly different nutritional profile than cultivated foods.[117] The greater ... Efraim Lev; Mordechai E. Kislev; Ofer Bar-Yosef (March 2005). "Mousterian vegetal food in Kebara Cave, Mt. Carmel". Journal of ...
JEL: Q41 - Demand and Supply. JEL: Q42 - Alternative Energy Sources. JEL: Q43 - Energy and the Macroeconomy. JEL: Q48 - ... JEL: L66 - Food; Beverages; Cosmetics; Tobacco. JEL: L67 - Other Consumer Nondurables: Clothing, Textiles, Shoes, and Leather. ... JEL: E51 - Money Supply; Credit; Money multipliers. JEL: E52 - Política monetária. JEL: E58 - Bancos Centrais e suas Políticas ... JEL: Q21 - Demand and Supply. JEL: Q22 - Fishery; Aquaculture. JEL: Q23 - Forestry. JEL: Q24 - Land. JEL: Q25 - Water. JEL: Q26 ...
The advancements in technology in this era allowed a more steady supply of food, followed by the wider availability of consumer ... has led to skyscrapers and broad urban areas whose inhabitants rely on motors to transport them and their food supply. ... The prehistoric discovery of how to control fire and the later Neolithic Revolution increased the available sources of food, ... allowed early humans to cook their food to increase its digestibility, improving its nutrient value and broadening the number ...
Health suppliesEdit. Brazil is among the greatest consumers markets for drugs, accounting for 3.5% share of the world market. ... Procedures for the registration, control, and labelling of foods are established under federal legislation, which assigns ... In 2000, the supply of products was sufficient to meet the need for heterologous sera, such as those used in the vaccines ... The federal government supplies technical support and transfers funding through Piso de Atenção Básica. Disease prevention and ...
This is likely the result of abundant food supplies combined with limited den sites.[67] Octopuses hide in dens, which are ... The tract consists of a crop, where the food is stored, a stomach, where food is ground down, a caecum where the now sludgy ... Sometimes the octopus catches more prey than it can eat, and the den is often surrounded by a midden of dead and uneaten food ... Octopuses are not territorial but generally remain in a home range; they may leave the area in search of food. They can use ...
Kōji-kin is an enzyme-secreting fungus.[15] In Japan, kōji-kin is used to make various fermented foods, including miso (a paste ... Maturation is caused by physical and chemical factors such as oxygen supply, the broad application of external heat, nitrogen ... Various health authorities, including Health Canada and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), consider kōji-kin (A. ... As kōji-kin is a microorganism used to manufacture food, its safety profile with respect to humans and the environment in sake ...
It supplied food to the population during famine and distributed food to the poor. This welfare system the church funded ... Nutrition science (theoretical focus) and dietetics (practical focus) is the study of the relationship of food and drink to ...
... the Lenape supplied the Continental Army with warriors and scouts in exchange for food supplies and security. ... According to the Moravian missionary David Zeisberger, the Unami word for "food" is May-hoe-me-chink; in Munsee it is Wool-as- ... In 1761, Killbuck led an English supply train from Fort Pitt to Fort Sandusky. The British paid him one dollar per day. Later ... One big cultural change occurred during the Beaver Wars-instead of honor raids for bragging rights by stealing cattle, food ...
All flights from Heathrow and Gatwick have a buy on board system with a range of food provided by Marks and Spencer.[152] ... "The root cause was a power supply issue which our affected our IT systems - we continue to investigate this" and declined to ... "British Airways to charge for inflight food and drink on European flights: What will it mean for passengers?". The Independent ... It offers seat-back entertainment, complimentary food and drink, pillows, and blankets.[151][164][165] AVOD personal TV screens ...
According to a survey conducted by pub and bar trade magazine The Publican, the anticipated increase in sales of food following ... Supply And Distribution) Act, 2003". Nyaaya.in. Archived from the original on 13 January 2017. Retrieved 10 January 2017.. ... Since smoking is banned in Baden-Württemberg in all public rooms where food or drinks are served for consumption on the spot, ... The trade magazine's survey of 303 pubs in the United Kingdom found the average customer spent £14.86 on food and drink at ...
The first floor houses a 500-seat hot food restaurant and a separate cafe. The atrium features shops and banking machines and a ... to carry supplies, using dedicated lifts and a network of underground tunnels.[37] ... Camden Food co; and Souped Up & Juiced. There are also cash machines located in the hospital.[22] It is estimated that the ...
... renewable energy sources and sustainable drinking water supplies.[34] ... College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences College of Medicine College of Nursing ...
A hexavalent (OspA) protein subunit-based vaccine candidate VLA15 was granted fast track designation by the U.S. Food and Drug ... Benach supplied him with more ticks from Shelter Island and sera from people diagnosed with Lyme disease. University of Texas ... or through food.[7] Diagnosis is based upon a combination of symptoms, history of tick exposure, and possibly testing for ... LYMErix was approved on the basis of these trials by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on 21 December 1998. ...
Nutritional food labels in most countries express energy in kilojoules (kJ).[10]. ... supply. *Energy consumption. *Energy storage. *World energy consumption. *Energy security. *Energy conservation ...
Newman, Lenore (2019). Lost Feast: Culinary Extinction and the Future of Food. ECW Press. ISBN 978-1770414358. .. ... both of which derive their supply from the uplift of the Andes) to other areas is thought to have significantly impacted the ... Human consumption of food and water resources is also projected to double by this time.[220] ... The use of certain plants and animals for food has also resulted in their extinction, including silphium and the passenger ...
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  • A broad range of food production-distribution-consumption configurations can be characterised as short food supply chain (SFSCs), such as farmers' markets, farm shops, collective farmers' shops, community-supported agriculture and solidarity purchase groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • More generally, a food supply chain can be defined as "short" when it is characterized by short physical distance or involvement of few intermediaries between producers and consumers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The report cites supply chain issues as another driving force in the current scarcity of canned corn, noting that the trucking companies who distribute such goods downsized their fleets last year in an effort to boost their profits, which left the haulers in a bad position to meet the new surge in demand earlier this year. (yahoo.com)
  • Food Supply Chain Management" brings together the most important of these disciplines and aims to provide an understanding of the chain, to support those who manage parts of the chain and to enhance the development of research activities in the discipline. (worldcat.org)
  • Food Supply Chain Management" follows a 'farm to fork' structure. (worldcat.org)
  • Special consideration is also given to supermarket supply networks, third party logistics, temperature controlled supply chains, organic foods and the U.S. food supply chain. (worldcat.org)
  • A final chapter looks at the future for food supply chain management. (worldcat.org)
  • 1. Introduction to the UK Food Supply Chain: M. Bourlakis and P. Weightman. (worldcat.org)
  • 2. The Food Consumer and the Supply Chain: D. Marshall. (worldcat.org)
  • 3. Perceived Risk and Product Safety in the Food Supply Chain: M. Brennan and S. Kuznesof. (worldcat.org)
  • 10. New Product Development and Information Technology in Food Supply Chain Management: The Case of Tesco: M. Francis. (worldcat.org)
  • 11. Third Party Logistics in the Food Supply Chain: A. C. McKinnon. (worldcat.org)
  • 14. The US Food Supply Chain: J. R. Stock. (worldcat.org)
  • The result is a customizable suite of solutions that can increase food safety and freshness, unlock supply chain efficiencies, minimize waste, enhance your brand's reputation, and contribute directly to your bottom line. (ibm.com)
  • Eliminate bottlenecks to speed your supply chain. (ibm.com)
  • Raw Seafoods is using Food Trust to trace their catch from harvest to end-user - helping to build trust with consumers and across the entire food supply chain. (ibm.com)
  • The USD 60 billion company, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, is piloting the blockchain technology by tracing the bulk romaine lettuce supply chain. (ibm.com)
  • BELURAN: The agriculture and food industry sector will continue to be placed under essential services to ensure that there are no disruptions to the nation's food supply chain and food security throughout the movement control order period. (thestar.com.my)
  • The industry has a responsibility to recognize migrant workers in their supply chain and treat them as more than a cheap supply of labor, taking practical steps to prevent them from being trapped in modern slavery. (triplepundit.com)
  • The supply chain to get food from producer to table is a long, complex one. (blogarama.com)
  • NEW DELHI-Two weeks into the world's biggest lockdown, India's food supply chain is struggling with a shortage of one of its crucial commodities: people. (wsj.com)
  • The food supply chain ensures that food and drink products are delivered to the public. (europa.eu)
  • The final price paid by the consumer is impacted by the number of participants in the food supply chain. (europa.eu)
  • While the single market has brought benefits to operators in the supply chain through more market opportunities and a larger customer base, it has also brought challenges. (europa.eu)
  • To strengthen the position of smaller operators (farmers) in the food supply chain, in April 2018 the European Commission proposed a new directive on unfair trading practices. (europa.eu)
  • Blockchain, a type of distributed ledger technology (DLT), has been increasingly gaining market traction in supply chains-for example, in proofing product provenance and implementing track-and-trace of products through the supply chain. (accenture.com)
  • Four commodities were selected for their clarity in start and end points, clarity of blockchain objectives, consistent data definitions and data availability, and integration within the supply chain. (accenture.com)
  • The more concerning type of contamination occurs when dangerous radioactive materials become ingested through the food chain in a process called food uptake. (foxnews.com)
  • But even if radiation is ingested in the Japanese food chain, Atcher believes the United States does not need to panic about contamination because of today's highly sensitive radiation-detection equipment. (foxnews.com)
  • Leading companies operating in the global food supply chain are underestimating key environmental risks, proritising small-scale product innovations while ignoring opportunities to create a more sustainable. (businessgreen.com)
  • As much as 1.9 million tonnes of food is still being wasted in the UK grocery supply chain every year, despite recent improvements in waste prevention and redistribution efforts across the sector, according. (businessgreen.com)
  • Blockchain is a very promising technology that can raise supply chain digitalization in the agri-food sector to a higher level. (wur.nl)
  • A blockchain empowered food chain will have high level of transparency, traceability, trust and lower level of fraud. (wur.nl)
  • For this reason, Blockchain technology is now on the radar of all mayor players in the agri-food chain. (wur.nl)
  • The transactions could be of any type: financial such as for Bitcoin as well as for, say, transfers of products in a supply chain, sustainability certifications, food safety inspections, or quality audits. (wur.nl)
  • Representatives from across Europe's food supply chain have committed to reducing food waste, in line with the European Commission's goal of halving food waste by 2020. (ausfoodnews.com.au)
  • In the interests of securing an assured supply, it seems big food businesses globally could be moving towards vertical supply chain ownership models, with the US-based Coca-Cola Company recently announcing. (ausfoodnews.com.au)
  • Amid all this, insatiable customer expectations for greater speed and transparency - whether shipping B2B or B2C - means supply chain failure can be fatal. (foodlogistics.com)
  • But, get it right, and supply chain is a huge driver of growth for your business. (foodlogistics.com)
  • So, how can you mitigate supply chain risk, while integrating people, assets and technology to build the foundations for data-driven, cognitively intelligent supply chains with end-to-end visibility? (foodlogistics.com)
  • Find out, at Supply Chain USA 2020. (foodlogistics.com)
  • As food companies begin their technology journeys into the New Era of Smarter Food Safety, it is worth considering the implementation of a real-time supply chain temperature monitoring and visibility tool. (foodlogistics.com)
  • WFP's supply chain manages the entire process of end-to-end planning, procuring and delivering food assistance. (wfp.org)
  • Check out this factsheet to see the latest facts and figures of WFP's supply chain operations in 2016. (wfp.org)
  • A group of companies across the global food supply chain will be adopting IBM's blockchain technology in a bid to prevent contaminated food from reaching consumers. (zdnet.com)
  • In the case of the global food supply chain, all participants -- growers, suppliers, processors, distributors, retailers, regulators, and consumers -- can gain permissioned access to known and trusted information regarding the origin and state of food for their transactions. (zdnet.com)
  • IBM and shipping giant Maersk also partnered recently to use blockchain technology to conduct, manage, and track transactions in the shipping supply chain . (zdnet.com)
  • So actually, introducing a contaminant - salmonella, botulism, mercury - into the food chain would not be particularly difficult," Chalk says. (kqed.org)
  • Links of the food supply chain are regaining strength after periods of uncertainty during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, instilling consumer confidence, according to Texas A&M AgriLife experts. (enn.com)
  • Ensuring safe and sustainable food across the supply chain. (lr.org)
  • Our large global team of food and drink sector auditors work with businesses across the supply chain to independently assess food production and manufacturing systems, procedures and operations against industry standards including those aligned by GFSI. (lr.org)
  • As rival Impossible Foods deals with supply shortages of its plant-based burgers, Beyond Meat said Thursday that it has the capacity to take on any restaurant chain. (cnbc.com)
  • Globally, more than 30 % of all food that is produced is ultimately lost and/or wasted through inefficiencies in the food supply chain. (springer.com)
  • In contrast, in the developing world the bulk of lost food occurs in the early stages of the supply chain (production, harvesting and distribution). (springer.com)
  • Here, we examine the challenges of robust quantification of food wastage and consumption inefficiencies, and their associated greenhouse gas emissions, along the supply chain. (springer.com)
  • Coulomb D (2008) Refrigeration and cold chain serving the global food industry and creating a better future: two key IIR challenges for improved health and environment. (springer.com)
  • 1WorldSync, the leading multi-enterprise product information network, and FoodLogiQ, the leading food safety, traceability and sustainability software as a service company, announced today that they have partnered to provide the entire spectrum of the food supply industry with a supply chain traceability solution that delivers transparency while tackling food safety and compliance issues. (newsday.com)
  • The foodservice industry is under intense pressure for complete and accurate product information as it relates to consumer safety and the growing use of web-based platforms in the foodservice supply chain. (newsday.com)
  • FoodLogiQ Connect, the leading software as a service food traceability software, will leverage 1WorldSync's suite of tools that provide data validity, quality, and intelligence while enabling customers to maintain a seamless connection with trading partners to make sure accurate, complete product information is flowing through the supply chain at all times. (newsday.com)
  • Food industry trends are changing fast-sometimes faster than what you and your supply chain can keep up with. (newsday.com)
  • 1WorldSync's product information and fresh industry solutions coupled with FoodLogiQ's track/traceability and supply chain management capabilities allows the fresh industry an opportunity to be fully engaged in global product information sharing. (newsday.com)
  • FoodLogiQ® provides traceability, food safety compliance and supply chain transparency software solutions. (newsday.com)
  • We help restaurant operators, food retailers, consumer packaged goods companies and other food companies achieve end-to-end traceability while supporting safe and high quality food products across the supply chain. (newsday.com)
  • To meet mounting regulatory requirements and consumer demands for transparency, food companies are leveraging FoodLogiQ Connect to achieve end-to-end traceability for their supply chain, validate supplier compliance with food safety and sustainability standards, and act with confidence in the event of a food safety or quality issue. (newsday.com)
  • Management of the Food & Beverage Supply Chain: cost or opportunity? (dnv.com)
  • DNV GL - Business Assurance and GFK Eurisko carried out a survey on the management of the Food & Beverage supply chain. (dnv.com)
  • From farm to table, freezing temperatures and power outages are crippling the supply chain that people rely on for food every day. (click2houston.com)
  • The lack of staff and delivery services is plaguing other parts of the food supply chain in Hubei province, of which Wuhan is the capital, others said. (gulf-times.com)
  • This webinar will feature stories from those in the seafood supply chain whose markets have grown with direct sales within a localized economy. (slowfoodusa.org)
  • The author also provides detailed guidelines for taking security measures at each link in the food supply chain. (waterstones.com)
  • NEW YORK , Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 108th NRF Big Show and EXPO -- Retail giant Carrefour has chosen SAS ® Viya ® to optimize its supply chain as part of the company's global transformation plan to better meet customer expectations through advanced technologies. (prnewswire.com)
  • The deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) to optimize the supply chain is a first for the French retail sector. (prnewswire.com)
  • The SAS Viya deployment will allow us to take a step forward in our supply chain optimization. (prnewswire.com)
  • But the FDA oversees 80 percent of the nation's food supply, so keeping it safe represents a more pressing need for the country's residents, and anything that may compromise that task raises red flags. (usatoday.com)
  • Some experts say the latest population drop poses a threat to our nation's food supply. (cbsnews.com)
  • On Friday, the agency released two proposed rules designed to boost the safety of the nation's food supply, encompassing hundreds of pages. (npr.org)
  • Some of the advocates working to reform our nation's food system and save our environmental resources have a habit of painting farmers as corporate polluters, guilty unless they can prove otherwise. (latimes.com)
  • The development of short food supply chains - where intermediaries between farmers and consumers are removed - should result in fairer remunerations for farmers and higher quality local food products, supporters say. (euractiv.com)
  • Tightening of customs controls at Japan, South Korea, Thailand, and Taiwan borders is beginning to cause delivery delays in Asia's highly integrated production supply chains. (americanthinker.com)
  • SFSCs were originally identified as examples of "resistance" of farmers to modernization of the food system, characterized by the development of supply chains based on long-distance trade. (wikipedia.org)
  • Given these characteristics, short food supply chains are increasingly taken into consideration by rural and food policies as a driver of change in the food system and a policy tool for rural development. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the proximate short food supply chains, producers do not necessarily engage in product distribution (as in the case of consumers' cooperatives). (wikipedia.org)
  • In the extended short food supply chains, although geographical distances between producers and consumers may be long, consumers are aware of the identity of the producers and of the products (such as in the case of fair trade and protected denominations of origin). (wikipedia.org)
  • A French action plan developed in 2009 at the Ministry of Agriculture, Agrifood, and Forestry was aimed at supporting the development of short food chains (les circuits courts de commercialisation des produits agricoles). (wikipedia.org)
  • In the food supply, farmworkers are the first responders who keep the supply chains going. (rand.org)
  • 12. Temperature Controlled Supply Chains: D. Smith and L. Sparks. (worldcat.org)
  • In this context, and amid rising anti-immigration-rhetoric, food companies need to acknowledge the large numbers of migrant workers in their supply chains - both on farms and in food-processing - and the specific vulnerabilities they face. (triplepundit.com)
  • A new benchmark by KnowTheChain of the world's 20 largest food companies has found that while they are aware of the risks of forced labor through their supply chains, only a handful are taking action to address it. (triplepundit.com)
  • Three areas in which food companies need to step up their game are recruitment, tracing their supply chains to the level of commodities, and worker voice. (triplepundit.com)
  • Food companies have complex and fragmented supply chains, which creates challenges for oversight. (triplepundit.com)
  • The benchmark found that while several companies have begun to trace their supply chains - an important step in identifying the risks of forced labor - this so far tends to be limited in scope to high-profile commodities such as palm oil and sugar. (triplepundit.com)
  • This report looks at the feasibility of blockchain in commercial food supply chains and the considerations to undertake blockchain exploration. (accenture.com)
  • In general, companies do not know enough about the products that they buy and sell to navigate the many complex challenges facing today's global supply chains (e.g., safe, sustainable and ethical). (accenture.com)
  • More can be done to equip companies with real-time traceability of products within global food supply chains. (accenture.com)
  • As global supply chains share data across multiple nodes, risk exposure is compounded by an emerging cyber security threat for which very few are set manage. (foodlogistics.com)
  • Greater numbers of suppliers, more complex products, and intricate multinational supply chains introduce risks to product safety and quality, including more oppor-tunities for economic adulteration and the spread of contaminated products. (foodpolitics.com)
  • These 2nd party services can give insight into complex supply chains, capturing data and pinpointing potential issues so that businesses can manage risk and identify opportunities for improvement. (lr.org)
  • Governments all over the world have made attempts to ensure availability of staple foods and these supply chains have generally held up well, even in countries with strict social distancing requirements. (eurekalert.org)
  • But food supply chains differ across countries and crops, as do the impacts of COVID-19 on supplies. (eurekalert.org)
  • Capital-intensive food value chains that are highly mechanized (predominant in rich countries for staple crops such as wheat, maize and soybeans) have continued functioning with few disruptions. (eurekalert.org)
  • These food value chains have shown more supply disruptions owing to the risk of disease transmission, labor shortages, and disruptions in transportation and logistics. (eurekalert.org)
  • FoodLogiQ Connect is an online supplier community used by food companies to manage quality, safety, compliance and traceability across their supply chains. (newsday.com)
  • Of all of the dramatic shifts 2020 has wrought, we find ourselves at a food system crossroads as the huge industrial supply chains that made food a globalized commodity essentially broke down last spring. (slowfoodusa.org)
  • The company, a leading distributor of food and supplies to more than 800 fast food and casual dining chains, has secured a 100,000-square-foot distribution building in Southwest Michigan. (prweb.com)
  • A new era for the world's food supply. (ibm.com)
  • A rising unease about the future of the world's food supply came through during interviews this year with more than 50 agricultural experts working in nine countries. (nytimes.com)
  • Could Japan's Nuclear Radiation Contaminate the World's Food Supply? (foxnews.com)
  • For a look at what climate change could do to the world's food supply, consider what the weather did to the American Corn Belt last year. (sej.org)
  • In a typical week, the FDA runs 160 inspections of domestic food facilities, looking for bacterial contamination, insect infestations and unhygienic conditions. (usatoday.com)
  • FSANZ and other Australian and New Zealand government agencies continuously monitor the food supply to ensure it is safe, and that foods comply with standards for microbiological contaminants, pesticide residue limits and chemical contamination. (foodstandards.gov.au)
  • With the added emphasis on agriculture, popularity of farmers' markets and recent concerns related to foodborne illness and food contamination, the Kentucky Department for Public Health wants to assure the public of its critical role in Kentucky farm production and post-production processes that help to ensure a safer food supply. (emaxhealth.com)
  • DPH follows GAPS, best practice guidelines designed by the produce industry, to help farmers apply food safety controls that, if implemented, can significantly reduce the risk of product contamination. (emaxhealth.com)
  • IBM has announced a partnership with Walmart, Nestlé, Unilever, and others that will see the consortium adopt the tech giant's blockchain solution to prevent food contamination. (zdnet.com)
  • IBM said that many of the critical issues impacting food safety such as cross-contamination, the spread of food-borne illness, unnecessary waste, and the economic burden of recalls, are magnified by lack of access to information and traceability. (zdnet.com)
  • The other proposed rule would require food processors to develop and follow detailed plans for preventing contamination of their products. (npr.org)
  • This study provides a promising approach for detecting the contamination of silver nanoparticles in food crops or other agricultural products," Lin said. (scienceblog.com)
  • Few documented incidents of malicious food contamination exist, though, which raises the question: Is food terrorism fact or fiction? (kqed.org)
  • They'll also examine actual cases of domestic food-related contamination and terrorism and identify potential targets. (waterstones.com)
  • Localized food shortages are also reported in the Sahelian countries of Chad, Mauritania and the Niger. (fao.org)
  • Despite temporary shortages of some food items in supermarkets caused by an unexpected surge in demand, Australia does not have a food security problem," it stated. (cips.org)
  • Many emergency food providers, including Wisconsin's largest, say they're trying to balance rising needs and shortages due to a cut in federally funded supplies and the stalled farm bill. (twincities.com)
  • Rival Impossible Foods has been struggling with shortages as demand for plant-based meat alternatives soars. (cnbc.com)
  • Agricultural and food markets are facing continuous disruptions due to labor shortages caused by lockdowns, as well as large shifts in food demand arising from income losses and the closure of schools and restaurants. (eurekalert.org)
  • That left 20 million people with dire food shortages in East Africa. (theglobeandmail.com)
  • With grocery stores across the state shuttered for lack of power, supermarkets that remain open have seen supplies dwindle, shortages that ripple over to food pantries that count on grocery store surplus to keep their own shelves stocked. (click2houston.com)
  • GENEVA (Reuters) - Africa's farmers need help to access loans, fertilizer and export markets to avoid future food supply crises caused by climate change and commodities speculation, a top agricultural expert said on Tuesday. (reuters.com)
  • Mafi (the ministry) has taken necessary measures, including seeking approval from the National Security Council (NSC) to ensure that farmers, fishermen and livestock breeders will continue to be allowed to operate throughout the MCO to ensure the continued supply of food, " he said in a statement. (thestar.com.my)
  • Mar 22 - Farmers and food supplies affected by radiation levels as people fleeing regions near the nuclear plant wonder if they will ever return. (reuters.com)
  • These experts say that in coming decades, farmers need to withstand whatever climate shocks come their way while roughly doubling the amount of food they produce to meet rising demand. (nytimes.com)
  • 20 July 2017 - Amid the worst drought in nearly two decades in the Democratic Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United Nations agricultural agency is calling for emergency food assistance, as well as irrigation and farming equipment, to help farmers get through the lean season. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Immediate interventions are needed to support affected farmers and prevent undesirable coping strategies for the most vulnerable, such as reducing daily food intakes," said Vincent Martin, FAO Representative in China and DPRK. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Put the nonparishable foods, like the Polynesian snack mix and chocolate chip cookies in a large farmers market basket ($49) along with cotton napkins ($8) (they're more environmentally-friendly), paper plates, and plastic wine glasses. (popsugar.com)
  • Expectations are high that most - if not all - of our farmers' markets vendors will eventually have signed on to complete this valuable food-safely training and on-farm GAPS assessment," said Guy Delius, acting director of the public health protection and safety division. (emaxhealth.com)
  • In 2008, farmers' organizations drove their tractors on the route Pancho Villa took during the 1910 revolution, traveling from the U.S. border to Mexico City as part of the "Without corn there is no country" and "The land can't take anymore" campaigns, demanding support for sustainable food production. (truthout.org)
  • A mix of farmers, farm workers, organizers, Native community leaders, Washington policy analysts, and immigrants' rights advocates, the group brings to the U.S., for the first time, a political demand that has long been seminal in the global South and parts of Europe: food sovereignty. (truthout.org)
  • Previously, the federal government helped farmers by buying milk and cheese to keep prices high and then donating that food to agencies like the Hunger Task Force. (twincities.com)
  • Sustainable practices are essential to the future of our food system, but their success relies on one factor that is too often left out of the conversation: You can't have sustainable farming without farmers. (latimes.com)
  • Without a new generation to fill the shoes of our aging farmers, hundreds of millions of acres will soon be up for grabs, and who steps up to manage that land will determine the future of the food system. (latimes.com)
  • If we want to reform our food system and secure food for the future, we need to listen to those who will be most closely tied to it over the next 50 years: young farmers. (latimes.com)
  • The food burned as the farmers went home empty-handed, a stupefying moment for a country and a continent where food is in critically short supply. (theglobeandmail.com)
  • Lockdowns in at least 33 of Africa's 54 countries have blocked farmers from getting food to markets and threatened deliveries of food assistance to rural populations. (theglobeandmail.com)
  • DPR Korea's crop production for 2017, including staple rice, maize, potatoes and soybean, has been severely damaged by prolonged dry weather conditions, threatening food security for a large part of its population," according to a new report by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). (globalsecurity.org)
  • Beyond tackled its own supply issues in 2017 and 2018. (cnbc.com)
  • In addition to the perks of finding an existing space that delivered top priority amenities, the opening of I Supply Co.'s facility is expected to bring 100 new jobs to the Kalamazoo area by 2017. (prweb.com)
  • The Russian-built Progress 67 (far left) is seen by an HD camera on the International Space Station just before docking to deliver 3 tons of supplies for the outpost's crew on June 16, 2017. (space.com)
  • Our award-winning design makes this detailed information clear, easy-to-work-with, and actionable: IBM Food Trust won the 2019 Spark Galleries Platinum Award for Digital Design . (ibm.com)
  • The Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organization said preliminary estimates indicate that some 11 percent of the area planted with rice and maize has been submerged or washed away by floods. (pravda.ru)
  • Khoury and his colleagues used data from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization to look at the composition of food supplies in 152 countries from 1961 to 2009. (latimes.com)
  • According to the World Health Organization, one in 10 people fall ill -- and 400,000 die -- due to contaminated food . (zdnet.com)
  • Fire wipes out the main warehouse of the organization that supplies many of the food banks in Newfoundland and Labrador, destroying stock at a difficult time of year when donations tend to trail off. (cbc.ca)
  • The Birmingham group says they are currently in talks with governments in the Fertile Crescent region to implement conservation efforts and are also partnering with the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization to plan and implement such efforts. (commondreams.org)
  • About one in every five people in Africa, nearly 250 million, already didn't have enough food before the virus outbreak, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization. (theglobeandmail.com)
  • Celia Cole, the CEO of hunger-relief organization Feeding Texas, said that so far, eight food banks have asked the state for extra help feeding their communities. (click2houston.com)
  • The program is being sponsored by City Harvest, Regional Food Bank, Move for Hunger, and GrowNYC, the umbrella organization that includes the Greenmarkets. (villagevoice.com)
  • World agricultural production in 1997 was 1% above the previous high recorded in 1996, according to statistics compiled by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. (britannica.com)
  • In fact, say Pollan and Kenner, America's food comes primarily from enormous assembly lines, where animals and workers are being abused. (npr.org)
  • Where are America's emergency food supplies? (wnd.com)
  • America's Second Harvest of Wisconsin also is seeing a greater need, due to rising gas, health insurance and heating costs, said Gina Styer, communications manager for the agency, which distributes about 50,000 pounds of food a day to food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters in eastern Wisconsin. (twincities.com)
  • There are growing concerns about food supplies in the U.S., especially in America's meat industry. (cbsnews.com)
  • The main objective of this research, which may comprise multiple thesis projects, is to investigate what is needed to scale-up the application of Blockchain in the agri-food domain. (wur.nl)
  • A review on blockchain applications in the agri‐food sector. (wur.nl)
  • The participants of the course (mid-career professionals in agri-food sectors in Africa and Asia) will also be participating in the event. (wur.nl)
  • Keep up to date with the latest agri-food and biosciences news, events, funding opportunities and more. (innovateuk.org)
  • In fact, a few bugs on your food from the fields probably means your produce has been grown organically, and is not saturated in pesticides as is so common today with Monsanto's pesticide resistant genetically modified crops that are sprayed with double or possibly many multiples more of normal pesticide levels because they are genetically altered to resist pesticide . (mercola.com)
  • The United Nations reported Friday that the food supply situation in North Korea is worse due to losses of rice and maize crops caused by severe flooding in recent days. (pravda.ru)
  • More people are relying on "a short list of major food crops," such as wheat, corn and soy, dairy and meat, the lead researcher, Colin Khoury, said in a news release. (latimes.com)
  • These foods are critical for combating world hunger, but relying on a global diet of such limited diversity obligates us to bolster the nutritional quality of the major crops. (latimes.com)
  • The total supply has increased, with animal foods becoming "increasingly important in contribution to protein and oil crops dominating fat food supplies. (latimes.com)
  • The lessening of diversity of food crops also makes the food supply more vulnerable to drought, insects or disease, Khoury said, adding that that was a lesson taught by the Irish potato famine of the 1840s. (latimes.com)
  • In some parts of the world, Asia and Africa in particular, the diversity of food crops has grown, as staples such as wheat and potatoes have gained importance, the researchers said. (latimes.com)
  • But multiple UN and multi-institutional academic studies show that organic agriculture and agroecology have a better chance of creating food security and solving the problems of hunger than corporations that are exploiting ecosystems for monoculture crops, jumping from crisis to crisis, and speculating and profiteering all along the way. (ran.org)
  • Maxted said that if people are concerned with food security, the focus ought to be placed on "conserving species that are found in the Fertile Crescent, which is where the crops that we consume every day generally come from. (commondreams.org)
  • WASHINGTON: Honey bees, which play a key role in pollinating a wide variety of food crops, are in sharp decline in the United States, due to parasites, disease and pesticides, said a federal report released on Thursday. (thestar.com.my)
  • The decline raises doubt about whether honey bees can fulfill their crucial role in pollinating crops that play a role in about one-third of all food and beverages sold in the United States, the report said. (thestar.com.my)
  • 1.) Insufficient testing and study of the safety of the food produced from GM Seeds and also the affect these seeds will have on natural crops and wild varieties. (opednews.com)
  • Currently, there are two known ways to achieve nitrogen fixation for production of food crops," says Seefeldt, professor and head of USU's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry . (usu.edu)
  • But most food crops don't. (usu.edu)
  • That started out as a food crisis, brought on by human pollution induced global warming in an already arid agricultural zone. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Citing figures from the International Food Policy Research Institute, the expert said that Africa will need $32 billion to $39 billion annually to achieve an agricultural transformation -- not including infrastructure costs. (reuters.com)
  • The bottom line is this: When we look at our food supply, we find that a large amount of what is grown in agricultural fields does not make it into the stomachs of people. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Indeed the crises of the early 1970s which resulted in high world grain prices led to an international conference in 1974 and the founding of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the World Food Council, and the FAO Committee on World Food Security. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Barry Estabrook lists dozens of similarly concluded studies in The Atlantic , including a U.N.-supported study with over 400 expert contributors that calls on governments to support sustainable and small-scale agricultural practices to increase food security. (ran.org)
  • Meet agricultural demand and better feed the world's growing population through socially responsible, sustainable solutions for food production management. (sap.com)
  • Through the Good Agricultural Practices (GAPS) program, we are able to work directly with the agricultural community on food safety issues. (emaxhealth.com)
  • The paper described Australia as one of the most food-secure countries in the world, adding it exports 70% of its agricultural produce. (cips.org)
  • From community gardens to just global policy, a national and global movement is growing to reclaim food, land, and agricultural systems from agribusiness and put them back in the hands of citizens. (truthout.org)
  • The study was published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry . (scienceblog.com)
  • As supplies strengthen, however, the purchasing practices of consumers could be changing as a result of the pandemic, and creating a "new normal" instead of returning to pre-pandemic practices, said David Anderson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist in the Department of Agricultural Economics. (enn.com)
  • It is critical to exempt agricultural practices and actors from COVID-19 lockdown measures to ensure the adequate flow of food from farm to fork", said IFPRI's Markets, Trade and Institutions Division Director Rob Vos. (eurekalert.org)
  • The researchers point to the "green lanes" the Chinese government created to ease the transport, production processes, and distribution of agricultural inputs and food products as an example. (eurekalert.org)
  • Given the magnitude of greenhouse gas emissions from the agricultural sector, strategies that reduce food loss and wastage, or address excess caloric consumption, have great potential as effective tools in global climate change mitigation. (springer.com)
  • Where robust food waste data and production-phase emission factors do exist-such as for the UK-we find that avoiding consumer-phase food waste can deliver significant up-stream reductions in GHG emissions from the agricultural sector. (springer.com)
  • China's largest food and agricultural firm COFCO Group and China Grain Reserves Corporation (Sinograin) Group have stepped up supplies of rice, meat and cooking oil to Hubei province, state media reported on Wednesday. (gulf-times.com)
  • For Selected Indexes of World Agricultural and Food Production, see Table. (britannica.com)
  • Geopolitical Futures emphasizes that China's food supply is also being endangered due to other developing risks . (americanthinker.com)
  • Geopolitical Futures cautions regarding China existential risks, '[E]ven if food supplies can be met (which is in question at this point), rising prices also pose a threat to food availability to a country with high levels of low-income and poverty-stricken families. (americanthinker.com)
  • Plant diseases such as the blight that ruined Ireland's potato crop and caused famine are among the biggest risks to the global food supply, especially if major staples such as wheat or rice should be affected. (reuters.com)
  • We monitor potential emerging food safety risks, described as emerging issues, as well as ongoing food safety issues. (foodstandards.gov.au)
  • Independent assurance: helping you manage and identify food safety and sustainability risks. (lr.org)
  • LED lighting has shown tremendous potential to help mitigate some of the biggest risks in food production and to provide a safer environment for workers. (foodmanufacturing.com)
  • The key findings highlight the impact of COVID-19 on food systems, the global economy, poverty, health, and trade. (eurekalert.org)
  • With lockdowns, border closures and the ability to access food curtailed, the impact of COVID-19 on Africa could be like nothing we have seen before. (theglobeandmail.com)
  • World-leading food safety, traceability and sustainability certification and assurance programs help ensure your business produces, manufactures and sells safe products to the highest standards, consistently. (lr.org)
  • With articles written by leading journalists including Sean Rickard (former NFU Chief Economist), Mike Scott (The Financial Times, The Guardian) and Jeremy Hazlehurst (Management Today, FT Wealth), the publication elevates the food sustainability discussion from the niche press, into the UK's most widely-read business newspaper. (innovateuk.org)
  • Children born today will be in their 40s at a time that we need to have already doubled food production, yet during the last 20 years we have seen only a 20 percent increase in food supply. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Other troublespots in the Great Lakes Region include Burundi and Rwanda, where food production remains below pre-civil strife levels and one-third of the population needs food assistance. (fao.org)
  • Low-income food-deficit countries in the region will need to take urgent action to step up their food production if they are to safeguard the long-term food security of their populations. (fao.org)
  • Adequate contingency planning is needed to avert a possible disaster in eastern Africa should the main rains currently in progress turn out to be insufficient for normal food production. (fao.org)
  • Donor support for FAO's Special Programme for Food Security is needed to allow the low-income food-deficit countries in sub-Saharan Africa to improve their food security by increasing and stabilizing their food production. (fao.org)
  • No, the real problem here is food storage and processed food production. (mercola.com)
  • Food production on a massive, corporate level has taken over the natural farming practices that thrived for hundreds of years. (mercola.com)
  • Consumption of the four staples that supply most human calories - wheat, rice, corn and soybeans - has outstripped production for much of the past decade, drawing once-large stockpiles down to worrisome levels. (nytimes.com)
  • With the state being No. 2 in the nation for production of lettuce and leafy greens, the deregulation legislation could compromise food safety for millions, according to some in the fresh produce industry. (foodlogistics.com)
  • Bees are an essential part of food production and a healthy ecosystem, so following the rise and fall their populations is essential. (psmag.com)
  • First, the household must be able to obtain, through production or purchase, the right types of food for all household members. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Rising energy prices influence food security, with a correlation between food price and oil price that has become stronger over time, first increasing food production costs, and later by encouraging the diversion of food stocks into biofuel production. (slashdot.org)
  • Breakthrough science with the ability to control the life-cycle of plants could be the solution to increasing food production as population exceeds nine billion by 2050, according to researchers from the. (ausfoodnews.com.au)
  • Food production is down, and drinking water and electricity are being rationed in this oil-rich country which prides itself on being a global energy power. (ipsnews.net)
  • It ensures diversification of supplies, reduces gaps in production and helps stabilize of world markets. (eurekalert.org)
  • Estimation of production-phase GHG emissions for food wastage and excess consumption is found to be similarly challenging on a global scale, with use of IPCC default (Tier 1) emission factors for food production being required in many regions. (springer.com)
  • To understand the complete story, I decided that I needed to study what has happened over the years in agriculture and food production and specifically with plants and their "seeds. (opednews.com)
  • The other is the Haber-Bosch process, developed in the early 20th century, which enabled commercial-scale production of fertilizer and revolutionized global food production. (usu.edu)
  • Knowledge gained from nitrogen fixation research could also advance food production beyond Earth. (usu.edu)
  • The increase in food production in 1997 kept pace with world population growth. (britannica.com)
  • Since 1990, food production in less-developed African countries had been expanding about 2% per year. (britannica.com)
  • Nepal Earthquake Relief Samaritan's Purse launched an emergency response to the catastrophic earthquake in Nepal by supplying over 50,000 families with relief items such as food, tarps, blankets, and kitchen kits. (samaritanspurse.org)
  • In 1939, the IJN planned two food supply ships for China Area Fleet under the Maru 4 Programme. (wikipedia.org)
  • In recent years the MPI has supported a number of collaborative surveys of significance to both countries through its Food Safety Science Programme, including a survey of caffeine in guarana-containing foods and a survey on the cyanogenic glycoside content of a range of plant-based foods​ . (foodstandards.gov.au)
  • In the last half a century, "national per capita food supplies expanded in total quantities of food calories, protein, fat and weight," they said. (latimes.com)
  • Buzby JC, Hyman J (2012) Total and per capita value of food loss in the United States. (springer.com)
  • ConAgra Foods is the latest food company to commit to GMO labeling, following General Mills, Campbell Soup Co., Kellogg and Mars Inc . ConAgra Foods announced it will begin adding labels to products nationwide by July 2016 to meet Vermont's GMO labeling requirements. (foodlogistics.com)
  • Another way FSANZ monitors Australia's food supply is through the Australian Total Diet Study (ATDS). (foodstandards.gov.au)
  • While the pandemic could disrupt supplies of these foods, it would be unlikely to have any impact on Australia's food security, the report said. (cips.org)
  • Global grain reserves may be replenished for the time being, but global food security remains a goal, not a reality. (reuters.com)
  • An in-depth discussion of what Food Trust is, how it uses blockchain, its module-based flexibility, governance, network and data security, onboarding and support, and how to build your team. (ibm.com)
  • In the last 50 years, what's on dinner plates has grown more similar the world over - with major consequences for human nutrition and global food security, researchers said Monday. (latimes.com)
  • Will Urban Sprawl Affect China's Food Security? (chinadigitaltimes.net)
  • Most people are familiar with the terms "national security" or "home security," but relatively few are familiar with the term "food security. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Food security has similar connotations in relation to food. (encyclopedia.com)
  • According to the 1996 World Food Summit, food security exists "when every person has physical and economic access at all times to healthy and nutritious food in sufficient quantity to cover the needs of their daily ration and food preferences, in order to live a healthy and active life. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In its simplest form, food security means that all people have enough to eat at all times to be healthy and active, and do not have to fear that the situation will change in the future. (encyclopedia.com)
  • There are three fundamental pillars in achieving food security. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The next pillar of food security is access to food - economic and physical. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The third pillar of food security is food utilization, important at the household level and critical at the individual level, which brings together both the quality of the food and other complementary factors such as safe water that underpin good nutritional outcomes. (encyclopedia.com)
  • International concerns with regard to food security have shifted in the last three decades. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The plantation workers and their families often live on palm plantations with little food security as plantations displace community gardens. (ran.org)
  • Providing food and nutrition security for the rapidly expanding populations in the world's cities is a pressing challenge in this changing world. (wur.nl)
  • Against the background of these developments, achieving urban food and nutrition security calls for integrated and innovative solutions. (wur.nl)
  • The objective is to highlight the urgency for integrated research and policy for urban food and nutrition security. (wur.nl)
  • This seminar is an integral part of CDI's short course Market Access for Food Security . (wur.nl)
  • The report explores issues of food security, depleting natural resources and climate change - in so doing highlighting the role of agriculture at the heart of this trilemma. (innovateuk.org)
  • The global population is now 7 billion and by 2050 it will be 9 billion so it is now even more crucial that we conserve crop wild relatives as part of the wider need to address global food security issues," Maxted added. (commondreams.org)
  • Washington, DC: COVID-19 has led to a global economic slowdown that is affecting all four pillars of food security - availability, access, utilization, and stability - according to a new article from researchers at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), published in the journal Science . (eurekalert.org)
  • The most important impact of the pandemic on food security is through income declines that put food access at risk", said article co-author and IFPRI Director-General Johan Swinnen. (eurekalert.org)
  • On top of these problems, the World Bank said the virus could create "a severe food security crisis in Africa. (theglobeandmail.com)
  • Readers will examine what the federal government is doing to protect our food supply, from the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act to the USDA's Homeland Security Council to the Food and Drug Administration's 10-point plan. (waterstones.com)
  • The government's goal of producing 22 million tonnes of food this year is receding in the light of lower predicted cereal yields. (ipsnews.net)
  • The truly frightening thing is that this bird flu pandemic is coming at a time when the U.S. food supply is already under an unprecedented assault. (theeconomiccollapseblog.com)
  • Access to food could be critical to getting through the COVID-19 pandemic. (rand.org)
  • It appears capital spending in food manufacturing - at least among large firms - was only temporarily set back by pandemic impacts. (foodmanufacturing.com)
  • Export restrictions on staple foods including rice and wheat, imposed by 21 countries in the early months of the pandemic, created volatility and upward pressure on world prices for food staples. (eurekalert.org)
  • Understand the basics of blockchain technology, and its impact and value across the food ecosystem, with four quick videos. (ibm.com)
  • Food Trust's blockchain solution, on the other hand, is permissioned so invited members know exactly with whom they are transacting, similar to what happens between business partners today. (ibm.com)
  • Across the ecosystem of food producers, suppliers, retailers and more, Food Trust is working with industry leaders to make blockchain innovation uniquely valuable and efficient across many segments of the food industry. (ibm.com)
  • The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation commissioned Accenture to explore the feasibility of blockchain across four commodities in the food sector. (accenture.com)
  • The commercial food industry is exploring the collaborative potential for enhancing workflows by using blockchain. (accenture.com)
  • Recent blockchain trials in food traceability are promising but it is still early. (accenture.com)
  • Blockchain for agriculture and food: Findings from the pilot study. (wur.nl)
  • FEMA to contaminate worlds food and water supply? (infowars.com)
  • A Wall Street journal exposé of conditions on palm-oil plantations in Malaysia supplying international companies, for example, included the story of Mr. Rubel, a young Bangladeshi man who was promised work opportunities in Malaysia. (triplepundit.com)
  • It's time to Occupy Our Food Supply and reclaim food sovereignty from the corporate food regime. (ran.org)
  • The number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa facing exceptional food emergencies has climbed to 17 - up four from the 13 reported at the end of 1996 - according to a special FAO report released in early May. (fao.org)
  • But the food supply outlook for the region as a whole has generally improved, as a result of good harvests in western Africa and favourable prospects in southern Africa. (fao.org)
  • The planned large-scale repatriation of the estimated 80 000 refugees by relief agencies has run into serious difficulties due to cholera outbreaks, delays in securing necessary clearances and the looting of relief food supplies by the local populations,' according to the quarterly report Food Supply Situation and Crop Prospects in Sub-Saharan Africa. (fao.org)
  • In eastern Africa, poor harvests caused by drought, particularly in Eritrea and parts of Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda, have led to serious food supply difficulties. (fao.org)
  • And in western Africa, despite a satisfactory food supply situation in most countries, thanks to average and above-average harvests gathered in late 1996, Liberia and Sierra Leone continue to rely mostly on food assistance to meet their needs. (fao.org)
  • Estimated 1997 food aid needs of sub-Saharan Africa - still high at nearly 2 million tonnes - are lower than last year, reflecting the favourable harvests in western Africa and southern Africa's optimistic outlook. (fao.org)
  • Adesina said the variety of foods being produced in Africa, often on the same farm -- with maize, groundnuts, rice, cowpea and sweet potato all grown in a cycle -- served as an important insurance that must be maintained however possible. (reuters.com)
  • Africa, for the most part, has not yet had a green revolution and so it plays a small role in the overall world food supply, although certainly an important one for Africans. (eurekalert.org)
  • Lockdowns without provisions to help the poor "may affect us very, very much," said Lola Castro, regional director in southern Africa for the UN World Food Program. (theglobeandmail.com)
  • The World Food Program was already feeding millions in Africa, mainly rural people, due to a myriad of disasters: Floods, drought. (theglobeandmail.com)
  • It's the worst food shortage in years," said Sherrie Tussler, executive director of the Hunger Task Force. (twincities.com)
  • Residents say there has yet to be an acute shortage of food, although shelves are cleared quickly when goods arrive. (gulf-times.com)
  • From the customer demand for transparency to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's mandate for better processes, traceability is no longer just a nice-to-have asset. (newsday.com)
  • Wheat, rice and maize prices have fallen sharply from their 2008 highs, when protests broke out across the developing world over unaffordable staple foods and countries imposed export bans to ensure their people had enough to eat. (reuters.com)
  • In line with that effort, Ronald, who is also Beluran MP, said the government would ensure that the supply of essential food items such as rice, meat, fish, vegetables and fruits remained at a stable and adequate level. (thestar.com.my)
  • Can be used for water or foods like rice, beans, or anything you want to keep safe and dry from the elements. (amazonaws.com)
  • Following the coronavirus outbreak, staple products such as flour and rice became in short supply in some supermarkets. (cips.org)
  • According to the best available research, we are going to have to double food supplies, globally, by 2050. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Delivering nutritious food to cities is a complex problem that is also challenged by natural resource scarcity, climate change, and population growth, adding pressure to food systems globally. (wur.nl)
  • Although food aid pledges totalled 1.5 million tonnes by mid-April, less than 1 million tonnes had been delivered by the end of the month. (fao.org)
  • David Gombas, the group's food safety expert, says that many big vegetable growers already are required by food retailers to follow similar safety procedures - but a single national standard would be a big improvement. (npr.org)
  • Here we ask questions such as: what are the opportunities for supply in urban contexts, how can innovative business models be designed and smart linkages made between producers and retailers of food? (wur.nl)
  • With a multiformat network of 12,000 stores in over 30 countries, Carrefour Group is one of the world's leading food retailers. (prnewswire.com)
  • People seem to be preparing for some serious disruptions in the food supply. (nytimes.com)
  • Disruptions in food systems both contribute to increases in poverty, by affecting a critical source of income for many of the world's poor, and also exacerbate the impacts of poverty by reducing access to food, particularly nutritious foods," said Swinnen. (eurekalert.org)
  • Parts of food processing sectors in rich countries have also been susceptible to such disruptions, as evident in the case of United States and Europe, where 30,000 workers in meat processing tested positive for COVID-19, causing many plant closures. (eurekalert.org)
  • Competition within the global food industry means many rely on cheap labor on farms and in food-processing factories. (triplepundit.com)
  • Like every seed company, we've had a huge uptick in sales," said Nate Kleinman, who lives and farms in southern New Jersey (where nurseries and farming supply stores have been classed as essential businesses ). (nytimes.com)
  • One rule covers operations at fruit and vegetable farms, focusing on those foods that we eat raw and have been the subject of several recent recalls, like leafy greens, tomatoes, melons, herbs, green onions and berries. (npr.org)
  • Experts suspect that the bigger reason the U.S. has avoided a large-scale attack on food and farms is that an attack like that doesn't carry the same weight as a suicide bombing or mass shooting. (kqed.org)
  • The U.S. Senate blocked a bill that would prevent states from requiring labeling of genetically modified food Wednesday, according to reports. (foodlogistics.com)
  • Street vendors in Kampala, Uganda, would benefit from infrastructure development, food safety standards, rules of hygiene, and greater focus on healthy products. (rand.org)
  • Find all the food processing tools and products you need at Grainger. (grainger.com)
  • Need to rapidly trace the location and status of food products? (ibm.com)
  • Factors driving the changes include rising incomes in the developing world, leading to greater consumption of animal products, moves to urban areas where fast food is plentiful, and multinational food companies marketing their products, the researchers said. (latimes.com)
  • But what this study looks at is the percentage of potential calories that go to non-food final products, or do get into our diets but do so in a way that significantly reduces the efficiency of the system. (scienceblogs.com)
  • We stand behind the health and safety of all of our products, including those with genetically modified ingredients, and believe consumers should be informed as to what's in their food," CongAgra Foods said in a statement. (foodlogistics.com)
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has proposed a rule that would consolidate and streamline existing regulations for meat and poultry products. (foodlogistics.com)
  • This rule is a supplement to 2001 FSIS proposed rule that proposed to establish food safety performance standards for all ready-to-eat (RTE) and all partially heat-treated meat and poultry products. (foodlogistics.com)
  • To complement our industrial lubricants line a number of food grade greases and biobased cleaning products allow for a complete catalog of biobased industrial supplies. (foodmanufacturing.com)
  • However, it may be said that no one wants to get BPA out of the food supply more than U.S. foodmakers, who are being severely pressured to clean up their products or face a boycott and/or financial ruin. (care2.com)
  • In a new study, researchers at the University of Missouri have developed a reliable method for detecting silver nanoparticles in fresh produce and other food products. (scienceblog.com)
  • More than 1,000 products on the market are nanotechnology-based products," said Mengshi Lin, associate professor of food science in the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. (scienceblog.com)
  • Our goal is to detect, identify and quantify these nanoparticles in food and food products and study their toxicity as soon as possible. (scienceblog.com)
  • It sounds like the plot of a Hollywood blockbuster: Villains bent on chaos set their sights on a food company - an easy target - with plans to lace its products with a chemical or pathogen. (kqed.org)
  • PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market have teamed up to offer a new adorable line of back-to-school products, which makes shopping for school supplies a breeze. (wholefoodsmarket.com)
  • PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Market® have teamed up to offer a new adorable line of back-to-school products including backpacks, reusable lunch totes, pencil cases, notebooks, folders and reusable sandwich keepers. (wholefoodsmarket.com)
  • In 2011, one out of every six FDA-regulated food products in the U.S. came from abroad. (foodpolitics.com)
  • FDA can only realistically inspect a small percent-age (less than 3 percent) of the enormous volume of food products arriving at U.S. ports of entry, making it crucial that the Agency focus on ensuring that food products meet U.S. standards before they reach the United States. (foodpolitics.com)
  • Codian Robotics' portfolio includes a hygienic design that allows robots to safely touch and handle food products. (foodmanufacturing.com)
  • The researchers note that income declines will particularly affect consumption of nutrition-rich foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and animal-source products. (eurekalert.org)
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued final guidance to the food industry to help growers, manufacturers and food service operators take steps to reduce levels of acrylamide in certain foods. (foodlogistics.com)
  • With all this being said, remember that growers face numerous costly inputs to provide food for consumers. (dowagro.com)
  • There are always places in the world where food has become scarce for at time, and people starve or move. (scienceblogs.com)
  • However, in terms of providing food of the right quality which is nutritious and free from environmental contaminants, the task ahead is challenging, particularly in highly populated parts of the world. (fao.org)
  • The Nosaki (野埼) was a food supply ship (reefer ship) of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) serving during World War II, the only ship of her class. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the world gets two or three bad grain crop years in a row, they say, the poorest people, who already spend much of their income on food, will get hurt the most. (eurekalert.org)
  • The U.N.'s World Food Program was also expected to send aid officials on a tour Friday of affected areas to coordinate international assistance, hoping to start emergency food aid using supplies already in the country. (pravda.ru)
  • From boardrooms to kitchens around the world, there's unprecedented demand for a smarter, safer food supply. (ibm.com)
  • But, they said, the world of food has become homogeneous, to the point of suggesting a global standard food supply. (latimes.com)
  • The victory garden movement began during World War I and called on Americans to grow food in whatever spaces they could - rooftops, fire escapes, empty lots, backyards. (nytimes.com)
  • The food system began its dramatic decline the second the world turned away from the farming practices of our ancestors, and began to attempt to outdo nature with technology. (mercola.com)
  • Today the world is food secure from the perspective of food availability, and global grain prices are less costly in real terms than at any time in recent decades. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In the developing world many poor mothers face excessive time burdens given the absence of electricity, or running water, or labor-saving food preparation devices. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In some areas of the world, notably south Asia , girls and women in poor households often receive less food than they need even though the household has sufficient amounts. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In the 1960s and early 1970s, with rising world grain prices, fears arose that the world would run out of food in the future as its population grew ever larger. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Bourne M (1977) Post harvest food losses-the neglected dimension in increasing the world food supply. (springer.com)
  • Magnesium content of the food supply in the modern-day world. (nih.gov)
  • The Group has more than 380,000 employees who contribute to making Carrefour the world leader in the food transition for all, offering quality food every day, accessible everywhere and at a reasonable price. (prnewswire.com)
  • Surveys are also published through Food Surveillance News email alerts. (foodstandards.gov.au)
  • FSANZ publishes surveys through Food Surveillance News email alerts. (foodstandards.gov.au)
  • This morning's fire at the Community Food Sharing Association is devastating news. (cbc.ca)
  • Good, clean and fair food news sent to your inbox once a month, plus special announcements. (slowfoodusa.org)
  • The threat to the food supply lives inside of Japan's nuclear reactor cores, which are comprised of radioactive isotopes iodine 131, Caesium, and Strontium. (foxnews.com)
  • Is Our Food Supply Under Threat? (channelnewsasia.com)
  • Ep 15: Is Our Durian Supply Under Threat? (channelnewsasia.com)
  • Food producers in the affected states are already starting to lay off workers , and prices for meat and eggs are already starting to rise. (theeconomiccollapseblog.com)
  • Social proximity: expression is direct (with very few intermediaries) and trustful relations between a producer and consumer who know each other and the product, solidarity between producers and consumers, civic engagement in local food system, (re)connection with local food traditions and identities. (wikipedia.org)
  • You know Emily as one of the participants in our CONvergence panel on food last July. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Food Trust is the only network of its kind to connect participants across the food supply through a permissioned, permanent and shared record of food system data. (ibm.com)
  • Explore the benefits of a solution that connects participants across the food supply through a permissioned, permanent and shared record of food system data. (ibm.com)
  • The Haitian government was ousted in 2008 amid food riots, and anger over high prices has played a role in the recent Arab uprisings. (nytimes.com)
  • There is a food crisis sneaking up on us right now. (scienceblogs.com)
  • The European Union is urging member states to check Japanese food imports for radioactivity following the country's nuclear crisis. (foxnews.com)
  • The experience of the past 25 years indicates that it is possible to maintain present food consumption levels by increasing overall food supplies in quantitative terms. (fao.org)
  • Anderson said prior to the COVID-19 shutdowns, consumers typically purchased about 50% of their food from grocery stores for home consumption. (enn.com)
  • If I weren't so concerned about USDA's dropping its data on calories in the food supply (see previous post), I might not have become so alarmed about the New York Times report on the sudden drop in estimates of sugar consumption. (foodpolitics.com)
  • 7. Food Manufacturing: D. Hughes. (worldcat.org)
  • The FDA rules focus on weak links in food processing and manufacturing in an attempt to ferret out where the vulnerabilities exist. (kqed.org)
  • China's food supply is being imperiled as new reports warn that up to 50 percent of China's 440 million pigs are now at risk from African Swine Fever infection. (americanthinker.com)
  • Increasing demand for a cheap vegetable oil with a decent shelf life has put palm oil and its derivatives on over half of the ingredients labels of packaged foods in grocery stores. (ran.org)
  • A group of grocery stores in a remote far northwest region of South Australia will be allowed to work together to improve the supply of food under a ruling by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. (ausfoodnews.com.au)
  • I Supply Co., whose major clients include Rally's, Popeyes and Arby's, delivers paper and cleaning supplies to Dayton-area restaurants, grocery stores and office buildings in addition to food and supplies. (prweb.com)
  • As the article above points out, most people would say the acceptable level or mammalian feces or fly eggs in your food is zero. (mercola.com)
  • People thronged the fresh food section of the Pasar Jalan Raja Bot, Kuala Lumpur on the eve of Hari Raya. (thestar.com.my)
  • as Pollan points out, Americans spend less than nine percent of their income on food - less than any other people in history. (npr.org)
  • And if people want to pay those costs for cheap food, that's great, but let's tell them about the costs first. (npr.org)
  • Essential industries-such as growing, harvesting and delivering food-are allowed to operate under the lockdown but the people who move the essentials from farm to fork aren't showing up for work. (wsj.com)
  • Thank goodness everyday people are reclaiming our food supply from the insanely unsustainable hands of the corporate few. (ran.org)
  • As the cargo jet was in the air en route from India on Friday, Samaritan's Purse distributed 18 tons of food to 2,800 people in the village of Lele, where almost every house was leveled in the earthquake. (samaritanspurse.org)
  • The food will meet the immediate needs of 2,800 people. (samaritanspurse.org)
  • The St. John's-based association serves as a central hub for donations from the area, and in turn distributes material to 54 food banks all over the province, providing food to some 27,000 people. (cbc.ca)
  • Food sovereignty is a prerequisite for health and justice for all people, food, agriculture, and Mother Earth. (truthout.org)
  • They also ensure the right of people and nations to democratic control over their food and agriculture systems. (truthout.org)
  • 1. Focuses on Food for People: Food sovereignty stresses the right to sufficient, healthy and culturally appropriate food for all individuals, peoples and communities. (truthout.org)
  • For these reasons, many people who wouldn't expect to find themselves in line at a food pantry are the very ones waiting for a bag of food," she said. (twincities.com)
  • Since then, the American food system has grappled more with unintentional outbreaks, like the listeria-laden cantaloupe that killed 33 people in 2011. (kqed.org)
  • Last week, thousands of desperate people scrambled for food aid at a distribution point, causing a stampede. (theglobeandmail.com)
  • Somalia, one of the world's most fragile countries, is struggling to get food to people living in extremist-controlled areas. (theglobeandmail.com)
  • Across the state, people are using up supplies they had stockpiled, and losing more as items start to spoil in dark refrigerators. (click2houston.com)
  • Canned foods, meanwhile, remain in high demand. (yahoo.com)
  • These fluctuations matter more now, because governments are storing less food and consumer demand is changing, say Rosamond Naylor and Walter Falcon, two economists at Stanford's Institute for International Studies. (eurekalert.org)
  • 13. Factors Influencing Supply and Demand for Organic Foods: G. Butler, H. Newton, M. Bourlakis and C. Leifert. (worldcat.org)
  • The rapid growth in farm output that defined the late 20th century has slowed to the point that it is failing to keep up with the demand for food, driven by population increases and rising affluence in once-poor countries. (nytimes.com)
  • The imbalance between supply and demand has resulted in two huge spikes in international grain prices since 2007, with some grains more than doubling in cost. (nytimes.com)
  • Generally, if there is too little food it is the result of inadequate food demand driven by poverty rather than of market failure. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Although demand for food will increase as population increases, the area of cultivated land will not increase significantly. (usgs.gov)
  • Burger King is rolling out a Whopper made with Impossible Foods' plant-based burger to its 7,200 U.S. stores this year, after it saw robust demand in a test market . (cnbc.com)
  • Welcoming the government's decision to tighten the MCO, Agriculture and Food Industries minister Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee said the ministry had taken various measures to ensure that the country's food supply was safeguarded no matter what. (thestar.com.my)
  • Ronald also said the data monitoring system and the country's daily supply issue, which had been implemented by the ministry since the first MCO, would continue to generate current status and food supply reports on the main commodities. (thestar.com.my)
  • The agency distributes more than 25,000 pounds of food a day to 60 pantries, 20 meal programs and shelters and 60 subsidized senior citizen sites in the Milwaukee area. (twincities.com)
  • But now that dairy prices are rising, the government has cut back on those purchases, meaning there's less to donate to food pantries. (twincities.com)
  • Other Australian food regulatory agencies undertake regular monitoring activities that may inform FSANZ's standards setting process. (foodstandards.gov.au)
  • But here's one rule of thumb: The more palm oil a packaged food contains, the higher the saturated fat content. (kqed.org)
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration , meanwhile, has also said it is stepping up radiation testing on its imports from Japan. (foxnews.com)
  • Increased food imports, commercial or through food aid, would be required during the next three months at the peak of the lean season, to make sure there is adequate food supply for the most vulnerable, including children and the elderly. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Instead they measure food produced in the U.S., less exports, plus imports. (foodpolitics.com)
  • It ensures the integrity of information regarding food quality and provenance. (wur.nl)
  • For nearly two decades, scientists had predicted that climate change would be relatively manageable for agriculture, suggesting that even under worst-case assumptions, it would probably take until 2080 for food prices to double. (nytimes.com)