During the last week of January, inspectors in China detected Covid-19 on a shipment of imported cherries. The market saw immediate effects from the breaking of this news: prices and demand…
— Read on www.freshplaza.com/article/9292519/while-consumer-fears-abate-cherry-prices-remain-depressed-in-china/
South African blueberry exports hit another consecutive record in the 2020-21 season, with three-quarters of the fruit shipped via sea freight.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2021/02/11/as-south-african-blueberry-exports-rise-so-does-use-of-sea-freight/
Jim Prevor says that this battle over blueberries, and protecting US farmers versus providing for consumers, is truly a battle that has echoed through U.S. history.
— Read on www.freshfruitportal.com/news/2021/02/11/opinion-the-debate-on-blueberry-imports-vs-domestic-supply-is-worthy-of-history-books/
There are many confrontations on the battlefield of cyberspace. Vaccine proponents versus anti-vaxxers. Creationists versus evolutionary biologists.
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/02/03/the-faux-argument-of-natural-vs-synthetic/
Coffee is one of the world’s most popular drinks, but that cup can come with a price of jitters or sleeplessness. The stimulant in coffee — the thing that
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/02/04/gene-editing-could-produce-flavorful-decaf-coffee-and-combat-publics-anti-gmo-sentiment/
Maybe you’re trying to eat healthier these days, aiming to get enough of the good stuff and limit the less-good stuff. You’re paying attention to things
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/02/08/what-the-heck-are-anti-nutrients-despite-the-scary-sounding-name-they-may-have-important-health-benefits/
As biotech giant Bayer prepares to spend $10 billion settling thousands of lawsuits alleging its weedkiller Roundup (and its active ingredient glyphosate)
— Read on geneticliteracyproject.org/2021/02/09/the-glyphosate-debacle-how-a-misleading-study-about-the-weedkiller-roundup-and-gullible-reporters-helped-fuel-a-cancer-scare/
Deanna Bysterveld discusses how agriculture traceability has sparked conversations over Canada’s food safety and how it could be the answer to consumer concerns
— Read on www.saifood.ca/farm-2-fork-traceability/