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2012-07-10 13:56:54

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report indicates that the United Kingdom must alter its food industry to maintain sustainability and ensure affordability “at a time of soaring world population growth.” The study, part of a new initiative called the Green Food Project, was announced today by U.K. farming minister Jim Paice and was commissioned by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. "With our increasingly hungry world, every...

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2011-02-24 08:30:00

Britain's Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), has signed off on allowing milk and meat from the offspring of cloned animals to go on sale, The Telegraph reports. The comments are a clear signal that the Government will give the official green light to farmers and food companies who want to supply butchers and supermarkets with the controversial products. Campaigners for animal welfare expressed that they are "utterly dismayed" by the ministerial statement, claiming...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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