“Investors have a big appetite for the animal protein sector in Asia.” https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/aug/14/asia-factory-farming-creating-global-health-risks-report-warns
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“French authorities are looking into how a lamb genetically modified with jellyfish protein was sold as meat to an unknown customer.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/23/french-authorities-investigate-gm-jellyfish-lamb-sold-as-meat-in-paris)
And which customer had the lamb with the sting in the tail.
“More than a quarter of spending on organic products (27.9%) is in the diary aisles, with yoghurt sales increasing by 13.8% and milk by 2.9% – in stark contrast to the 3% contraction of the non-organic dairy market.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/feb/24/organic-uk-food-sales-defy-market-downturn-to-rise-4-percent-2014)
If your non-organic dairy’s contracting, that’s hard cheese.
“The [genetically modified] apples are identical to their conventional counterparts except the flesh of the fruit will retain a fresh appearance after it is sliced or bruised.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/feb/14/canadian-companys-genetically-modified-apples-win-us-approval)
Who has an appetite for covering up the bruises of fruit abuse?
“Activists hijack Pepsi’s new product launch on Amazon over deforestation… ‘Pepsi could be a leader in sustainability, could rise above its competitors and do the right thing, but instead it has relied on half measures’.” (http://news.mongabay.com/2014/1120-pepsi-true-palm-oil.html#sthash.MP9SvURr.dpbs)
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“Corporate food and agriculture interests put $36 million into anti-[GM]-labeling campaigns in the two [US] states. … Backers of labeling mustered only $8 million in Oregon and $895,000 in Colorado to campaign for passage.” (http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/11/05/us-usa-elections-gmo-idUKKBN0IP2I920141105)
Genetically modified mustard labels don’t cut it.
“The aggressive buying practices of some of the big supermarkets have got even worse … and … their current price wars are exposing the UK to further food crime.” (http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/sep/04/horsemeat-scandal-report-urgent-comprehensive-reforms)
I find that highly unmilkly.
“Since the horsemeat issue we have seen 55 thousand tests being carried out on horsemeat products, and no horsemeat has been found in those.” (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-29047911)
The typographical perils of “fat fingerprints”.
“American scientists are racing to develop chickens that can cope with scorching heat.” (http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/may/25/chicken-to-beat-killer-heatwaves)
“Food businesses producing more than 50kg of food waste each week must present it for separate collection, unless they are in a rural area.” (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-25564265)
This ties in with the new year Zero Waist Scotland policy.