Change thinking to keep animal welfare on agenda

To keep animal welfare on the political and societal agenda, there needs to be a change in the way we present the argument, a leading international animal ethicist says.

Fresh produce safety website launched

A website dedicated to all aspects of food safety for the fresh produce industries of Australian and New Zealand launches today.

Asparagus benefits from X-ray treatment

As consumer demand for convenient, nutritious foods increases, pre-cut and packaged fruit and vegetables become more popular. Food producers are looking to science to discover new ways to safely extend the shelf life of these ...

Are buyers willing to forgo quality in locally grown produce?

West Coast farms produce more than 90 percent of the broccoli consumed in the United States. With production mainly in California, and concentrated in Monterey County, this creates a food security issue, especially in light ...

Fighting food waste by finding ways to use the useless

Every Thursday and Sunday I walk my frozen banana peels and carrot tops to Columbia's farmers market. It's my small effort to combat food waste, which happens from production to retail to consumption. At the production ...

Budget‑friendly ways to get your veggie fix as prices rise

The Food Price Report 2019, released by Dalhousie University and the University of Guelph in December, suggested vegetable prices will go up by as much as six per cent this year. That's significant because, unlike meat or ...

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