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yahoo.com - Katie Mather - TikTok exposes one key thing the pet food industry doesn't want you to know
TikTok exposes one key thing the pet food industry doesn't want you to know
Yahoo

Pet owners want the best for their furry friends and that includes giving them the healthiest options for food. Pet food spending accumulates tens of millions of dollars annually and within recent years there's been a shift to shelling out more…

theguardian.com - Jon Henley - The future of food: inside the world's largest urban farm - built on a rooftop
The future of food: inside the world's largest urban farm - built on a rooftop
The Guardian

On top of a striking new exhibition hall in the southern 15th arrondissement of Paris, the world's largest urban rooftop farm has started to bear fruit. Strawberries, to be precise: small, intensely flavoured and resplendently red. They sprout…

forbes.com - Tommy Tobin - Fighting Food Insecurity Amid COVID-19, Groups Advocate For 15% Food Stamp Boost
Fighting Food Insecurity Amid COVID-19, Groups Advocate For 15% Food Stamp Boost
Forbes

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused economic disruption across the country, leading to layoffs comparable not only to those of the Great Recession a decade ago but among the highest rates since World War II. The economic challenges facing American…

nytimes.com - Amanda Rosa - See That Fridge on the Sidewalk? It's Full of Free Food
See That Fridge on the Sidewalk? It's Full of Free Food
The New York Times

A lonely refrigerator sits on a Bronx sidewalk at 242nd Street and Broadway. It's not trash. Painted in bright yellows, purples, oranges and blues, the fridge has “Free Food” written in bubble letters across its freezer, with the same…

bbc.co.uk - Conor Macauley - Brexit: UK wants deal with EU over NI food supply
Brexit: UK wants deal with EU over NI food supply
BBC

The UK government is seeking to agree 'special provisions' with Europe over the food supply to Northern Ireland from Great Britain. The environment secretary is seeking to cut a deal limiting trade friction after the Brexit transition. George…

heraldscotland.com - Martin Williams - Plastic waste soars in Scotland amidst fears food sold unpackaged is a virus risk
Plastic waste soars in Scotland amidst fears food sold unpackaged is a virus risk
HeraldScotland

It is thought that plastic use has risen during lockdown as some people believe produce like fruit and vegetables are more hygienic and safer to eat if it is wrapped in plastic. And the poll found that 84% of Scots believe more compostable…

pdxmonthly.com - 5 Days That Shook the Portland Food World
5 Days That Shook the Portland Food World
Portland Monthly

Early Wednesday evening, July 1, a text circulated around Portland food circles. A local chef was being called a rapist “in the spirit of calling people out on their shit during this revolution... Boycott this restaurant and tell your…

just-food.com - just-food.com - Covid-19 food industry updates - Wednesday 8 July (free to read)
Covid-19 food industry updates - Wednesday 8 July (free to read)
just-food

Coronavirus - hit US meat plants hard in April and May Nearly 100 Covid-related deaths in US meat plants in April and May The latest figures from the US-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveal that there were around 17,000…

nbcsports.com - Hawks' Toews and Subban help fund West Side food mart
Hawks' Toews and Subban help fund West Side food mart
NBC Sports

Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews and Hawks goalie Malcolm Subban once again answered the call from former Bears linebacker Sam Acho to lend a hand in the community. This time, Toews and Subban were among donors and attendees who helped Acho buy a…

nourish.marketing - Low-down on the Farm: Reflecting on COVID and the Agri-food Industry
Low-down on the Farm: Reflecting on COVID and the Agri-food Industry
Nourish Food Marketing

For decades, the North American agri-food sector has expanded in size and productivity, while contracting its footprint and resource use. According to the latest Canadian Census of Agriculture, the number of farm operators has declined from 480,000…

businessinsider.com - Blake Dodge - VCs just poured $5.4 billion into startups forging the future of healthcare. Here are the 11 top digital health startups that took home the most cash.
VCs just poured $5.4 billion into startups forging the future of healthcare. Here are the 11 top digital health startups that took home the most cash.
Business Insider

Verana Health Vernana collects massive amounts of data from medical associations like the American Academy of Ophthalmology so that researchers and life science groups can analyze it. One product gives physicians a list of patients best suited for…

commercial-news.com - Business Wire - COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Analysis- Cryogenic Tanks Market 2020-2024 | Increased Demand For Nitrogen From Food Processing Industry to Boost Growth | Technavio | Agate
COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Analysis- Cryogenic Tanks Market 2020-2024 | Increased Demand For Nitrogen From Food Processing Industry to Boost Growth | Technavio | Agate
Commercial News

COVINGTON, IND. - Jodie Ann Frey, 55 of Covington, IN passed away in her home surrounded by loved ones Thursday, July 2nd at 5:51 pm after a 17 month battle with cancer. She was born Aug 4, 1964 to Richard F. (Dick) Frey and Judith A. (Bruffy) Frey…

ctpost.com - Joe Amarante - New Haven downtown promotion features discounts on Saturday food, buys
New Haven downtown promotion features discounts on Saturday food, buys
Connecticut Post

Like the recent StrEATeries effort in Stamford that has brought folks onto downtown streets for food and entertainment, New Haven business and development folks have launched a July promotion called Summer in New Haven. The July 11, 18 and 25…

eater.com - Fiona Chandra - Standout Sri Lankan Food Hides in Plain Sight at This San Fernando Valley Corner Store
Standout Sri Lankan Food Hides in Plain Sight at This San Fernando Valley Corner Store
Eater

Walk into Baja Subs Market & Deli in Northridge and you'll find the sandwiches, groceries, and tacos, as well as fridges full of Arizona iced tea and beer that you would expect at any corner store. The menu on the back wall offers a variety of…

forbes.com - Isabel Togoh - 'Fyre Festival' Food Is Not The Only Concern With The NBA's Restart Plan
'Fyre Festival' Food Is Not The Only Concern With The NBA's Restart Plan
Forbes

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said in an interview that the league expects more coronavirus cases to crop up as teams arrive to the “bubble” at Orlando's Walt Disney World this week ahead of the restart on July 30, adding a second…

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