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  1. Salmonella Tainted Salad Greens Not Exported To MalaysiaRead the original story

    7 min ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    Salad greens from Australia reported to be contaminated with salmonella were not exported to Malaysia, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah He said the product was only exported to Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand. "According to the International Food Safety Authorities Network , the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has identified the consignment of the affected product exported to the related countries and has taken measures to control it," he said in a statement, here,Monday.


  2. Understanding the Lifecycle of TrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... up to months but after the compost, which is rich in nutrients, can be used for landscaping, horticulture and agriculture. When you have trash, consider where it is going and how long it will be there. If you can recycle or reuse, you are saving the ...


  3. Marco's Pizza Announces Expansion Plans for the Houston AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Market Wire

    ... franchise partners who want to be part of the nation's fastest-growing large pizza chain. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently published a study on American eating habits that found that on any given day, 13% of the entire U.S. population is ...


  4. Thailand's Solar Monk founds solar-powered school that only costs $1 per month for electricityRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Inhabitat

    A Thai monk is making a big difference in his community with the power of renewable energy. Prakruwimolpanyakhun , also known as the "Solar Monk," sold his home to fund the construction of the Sisaengtham School , a solar-powered school that teaches students how to become self-sufficient, from soldering photovoltaic systems together to growing organic vegetable gardens.


  5. New Report Available: Packaged Food in MoroccoRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago |

    The increase in foreign direct investment along with the positive overall growth of agriculture and tourism in Morocco in 2015 opened up more job opportunities in the country which resulted in increasing purchasing power for local consumers. The fast expansion of supermarkets/hypermarkets and independent small grocers also played a central role in increasing the availability of packaged food products all over the country.


  6. Cora Delivers Organic Cotton Tampons On Demand And In StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | TechCrunch

    You can't swing a bag of cats without hitting a new tampon startup. Whether it's about scheduling deliveries or getting something sweet with the deal, startups are looking to disrupt the age-old feminine care industry with a number of twists and tricks.


  7. Foreign Correspondence: Underwater caverns quite an attraction on Grand BahamaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | The Miami Herald

    What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit. Hadley Forbes, 75, owns H. Forbes Charter Services, which specializes in bus tours on Grand Bahama, about 56 miles east of Florida, in the Bahamas.


  8. Last call for Feb. 15 stakes paymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Hoof Beats

    ... Meadowlands Racing Office at 877.782.2537. --- Hawthorne Race Course, the IHHA and the Illinois Department of Agriculture would like remind horsemen that nominating payments for the 2016 Cardinal and Violet Stakes, to be contested at Hawthorne Race ...


  9. Corvids could save forests from the effects of climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Ars Technica

    To you, crows and jays might be noisy, obnoxious birds who eat garbage. But for large-seeded trees like pines, hickories, oaks, and chestnuts, they could be life-saving heroes.


  10. Surrounded by diamonds, villagers go hungry in drought-hit ZimbabweRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Reuters

    S hylet Mutsago, a 63-year-old who lives near the diamond fields of Marange, cannot hide her anger over how mining in this gem-rich part of eastern Zimbabwe has failed to improve the lives of local people. From a distance she watches as companies turn the ground over in search of the alluvial diamonds, releasing clouds of red dust into the sky.


  11. Zim land grab is overRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago |

    ... compensation - during 15 years of sometimes violent invasions, and the economy, so dependent on commercial agriculture, crashed after agricultural exports dried up. "Now that we are almost done with redistribution, the focus now will now be on those ...


  12. Agribusiness Report: Strong Finish After Farm Show Weather DelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | KCRG

    Austen Franck of Franck Farms works on harvesting an 80 acre soybean field in a John Deere combine near Quasqueton on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015.


  13. Norway Fund Mulls W. Africa Expansion With Ghana InvestmentsRead the original story

    35 min ago | The Washington Post

    ... holding in Kenya's Lake Turkana wind project, which will be the largest on the continent. It's also invested in agriculture businesses and small and medium enterprise funds. While economic weakness and currency volatility in many African countries ...


  14. Ethiopia's El Nino drought leaves 10m dependent on food aidRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago |

    ... in a row in some parts - crippling for a country in which 78 percent of the population relies on rain-fed agriculture or pastoralism for a living. The impact of the drought is being felt in every region of Ethiopia. Lowland areas like Afar are ...


  15. The Internet of Food Will Help Us Reconnect with Our EatsRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | PSFK

    As health conscious consumers, we continue to read more about allergens and contaminants in the food we buy at local markets and food chains. So how does one avoid that eating what might make us sick? Enter Clear Labs , a team of software engineers and genomic scientists that are indexing the world's food supply in order to help set worldwide standards for food integrity.


  16. Farmers in sky lantern warningRead the original story

    52 min ago | Hawick Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Farmers are asking the public to avoid the use of sky lanterns during this evening's Chinese New Year celebrations.


  17. Use cotton variety tests to confirm commercial herbicide tolerance, yield potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Delta Farm Press

    With new, high-yielding germplasm available for planting, growers seeking to maximize production are encouraged to check out cotton variety tests that match their field management systems when determining what to plant in 2016. Many new varieties also feature the latest trait technology, enabling farmers to choose high-yielding performers that address their pest management needs.


  18. East Africa: Iranian Firms Plan to Grow Rice, Corn and Wheat in the RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... expressed interest in growing and processing rice, corn and wheat in East Africa. Iran is supporting mechanised agriculture beyond its borders, with companies leasing huge chunks of land and applying modern agricultural methods to grow food for ...


  19. Cheque presented to charityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lisburn Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. At the Ramada Hotel Belfast last Thursday Evening Joan Cunningham Saintfield Christmas Charity Ride Organiser presents a cheque to Ian and Phyllis Hasson .


  20. Somalia: How Micro Loans for Solar Pumps Are a Macro Step ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... as tractors and irrigation equipment coupled with an education programme to increase technical know-how among agriculture professionals. Dahabshiil Group has partnered with the African Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF), among others, to launch the ...