Latest local food Stories

2012-07-04 22:58:04

Under pressure from civil society organizations, the Brazilian government has introduced legislation to protect and improve its traditional food system, standing in contrast to the governments of many industrialized countries that have partly surrendered their prime duty to protect public health to transnational food companies, argue nutrition and public health experts writing in this week's PLoS Medicine. Carlos Monteiro and Geoffrey Cannon, from the Center for Epidemiological Studies in...

2012-04-25 20:29:18

Researchers at McGill, University of Minnesota call for combining best of both approaches Can organic agriculture feed the world? Although organic techniques may not be able to do the job alone, they do have an important role to play in feeding a growing global population while minimizing environmental damage, according to researchers at McGill University and the University of Minnesota. A new study published in Nature concludes that crop yields from organic farming are generally...

2012-04-21 23:00:29

Terra Tech Corp. (OTCBB: TRTC.OB), a leader in sustainable urban agricultural products has 5 Earth Day friendly tips on how to eat for a healthier body and planet. Irvine,Ca (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 Our nation´s current agricultural system is oftentimes at odds with the health of the planet and ourselves. Through innovation we have the power and technology to redevelop the way the world feeds it´s population. In the early 1900´s our country was a nation of farmers, all...

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