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Agricultural Workers in California and the Causes of Farmer’s Lung
Agricultural Workers in California and the Causes of Farmer’s Lung
9/20/2021 8:59:39 AM
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (WCAHS), a multidisciplinary center located at the University of California - Davis, published an article several years ago about the numerous respiratory threats that agricultural workers may face daily.
Beneficiary of a project supported by the JBS Fund for the Amazon goes to the final of the International Cocoa Award
Beneficiary of a project supported by the JBS Fund for the Amazon goes to the final of the International Cocoa Award
9/17/2021 10:18:45 AM
Experts evaluated 350 samples from all over the world and only 50 were selected for the grand final to be held in Paris The cacauicultor John the Evangelist, the city of New Repartimento, Para, had its selected cocoa sample to the final of the most prestigious awards cocoa industry in the world, the International Cocoa Prize (ICA). João Evangelista is part of the …
Cargill introduces new revenue stream for farmers as part of 10 million acre regenerative agriculture commitment
Cargill introduces new revenue stream for farmers as part of 10 million acre regenerative agriculture commitment
9/16/2021 8:27:33 AM
One year ago, Cargill made a commitment to advance regenerative agriculture practices across 10 million acres of land in North America by 2030, recognizing that it not only improves soil health but can also open new revenue streams for farmers.
Nestlé unveils plans to support the transition to a regenerative food system
Nestlé unveils plans to support the transition to a regenerative food system
9/16/2021 8:10:28 AM
Nestlé is laying out its plans to support and accelerate the transition to a regenerative food system – one that aims to protect and restore the environment, improve the livelihoods of farmers and enhance the well-being of farming communities.
Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Hydrazine and Other Industrial Chemicals
Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Hydrazine and Other Industrial Chemicals
9/14/2021 10:24:05 AM
Hydrazines are described by the Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR) as clear, colorless liquids with an ammonia-like odor. There are numerous kinds of highly reactive hydrazine compounds that easily catch fire.
Andes raises USD 15 million in Series A funding co-led by Leaps by Bayer and Cavallo Ventures
Andes raises USD 15 million in Series A funding co-led by Leaps by Bayer and Cavallo Ventures
9/14/2021 10:07:38 AM
Leaps by Bayer, the impact investment arm of Bayer AG, today announced that it has co-led a USD 15 million Series A investment round in agriculture and biotechnology innovator,  Andes, with Cavallo Ventures.
California Carrot Producer Recalls Various Packaged Products Due to Salmonella Concerns
California Carrot Producer Recalls Various Packaged Products Due to Salmonella Concerns
9/13/2021 10:41:17 AM
A California producer of carrots recently announced a voluntary recall of six retail carrot products, and certain prepared carrots sold to food manufacturers and food service distributors, due to potential  Salmonella  contamination.
South African Breweries is turning brewing leftovers into sustainable “greens” for local communities
South African Breweries is turning brewing leftovers into sustainable “greens” for local communities
9/10/2021 8:41:48 AM
The spinach crop is one outcome of several long-term water stewardship projects led by SAB, along with Rhodes University, The Nature Resource Management Programme and other partners.
Demand for Tarps and other Disaster Recovery Materials Reported at Unprecedented Levels
Demand for Tarps and other Disaster Recovery Materials Reported at Unprecedented Levels
9/9/2021 5:30:13 PM
In the aftermath of recent severe storms impacting Southern and Northeastern coastal cities with high winds, tornadoes, flooding, tidal surges and serious levels of storm damages to homes and businesses, industrial fabric producer Tarps Now® notes unprecedented demand for disaster recovery supplies of all types coming from these areas.
Cargill expands global pectin footprint with opening of $150 million processing facility in Brazil
Cargill expands global pectin footprint with opening of $150 million processing facility in Brazil
9/8/2021 10:16:29 AM
Cargill today announced the opening of its new, cutting-edge pectin production facility, located in Bebedouro, Brazil. The plant, which represents a $150 million investment, significantly expands the company’s ability to meet growing global demand for the label-friendly texturizing ingredient.
CaliforniaCarbon.info launches Voluntary Offsets Price Window
CaliforniaCarbon.info launches Voluntary Offsets Price Window
9/7/2021 5:42:13 PM
CaliforniaCarbon.info has unveiled the Voluntary Offset Price Window (VOPW) for insight into pricing and transactions of carbon offset credits, or voluntary emission reductions (VERs).
OSHA Cites Grain Facility for Safety Violations Following Combustible Dust Explosion
OSHA Cites Grain Facility for Safety Violations Following Combustible Dust Explosion
9/7/2021 12:16:07 PM
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced it had cited a grain facility for workplace safety failures following a dust explosion.
Kering and Conservation International Announce First Grantees for Regenerative Fund for Nature
Kering and Conservation International Announce First Grantees for Regenerative Fund for Nature
9/6/2021 8:34:47 AM
The initial round of funding focuses on promising and innovative projects to help drive the transition of 1 million hectares of land to regenerative practices in luxury and fashion’s cotton, wool, cashmere and leather supply chains.  Under the guidance of a Leadership Council with members Riccardo Bellini, CEO of Chloé, Bruno David, President of the French National Natural …
Songkla Canning becomes i-Tail Corporation and the official business of Thai Union’s pet related operations
Songkla Canning becomes i-Tail Corporation and the official business of Thai Union’s pet related operations
9/2/2021 11:19:03 AM
Songkla Canning Public Company Limited (SCC), a subsidiary of Thai Union Group, today announced that it will become i-Tail Corporation Public Company Limited (ITC) and be the official business of Thai Union’s pet related operations.
Chevron, Bunge Announce Proposed Joint Venture to Create Renewable Fuel Feedstocks
Chevron, Bunge Announce Proposed Joint Venture to Create Renewable Fuel Feedstocks
9/2/2021 10:17:09 AM
 Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), and Bunge North America, Inc., a subsidiary of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced today a memorandum of understanding (MOU) of a proposed 50/50 joint venture to help meet the demand for renewable fuels and to develop lower carbon intensity feedstocks.  Upon finalization of the joint venture, Chevron …
Thai Union Donates more than 326,000 Servings of Food Over Five Months to Support Communities Impacted by COVID-19 in Thailand
Thai Union Donates more than 326,000 Servings of Food Over Five Months to Support Communities Impacted by COVID-19 in Thailand
8/30/2021 11:50:25 AM
• As part of the Company’s global sustainability strategy, SeaChange®, Thai Union is committed to supporting people and communities where it operates • The global Thai Union Cares program was initiated at the start of COVID-19 to support both people and animals impacted by the pandemic • Thai Union has now donated more than 3.3 million servings of food globally to …
Dole Hosts Its Largest Virtual Cooking Class Ever
Dole Hosts Its Largest Virtual Cooking Class Ever
8/27/2021 2:56:00 PM
Dole Food Company continued its focus on virtual cooking instruction and nutrition education with its largest virtual cooking class ever designed for bloggers, influencers and other enthusiasts committed to working with the fresh fruit and vegetable leader to prove that healthy eating can be easy, healthy and even fun.
Methane: short-term gains vs long-term pains
Methane: short-term gains vs long-term pains
8/27/2021 10:02:32 AM
The IPCC report  published earlier thrusts into the spotlight methane (CH4), the second biggest contributor to climate change after carbon dioxide (CO2), capable of trapping heat at a higher rate than any other greenhouse gases. This special attention given to the previously overlooked methane, could very well mark a shift in policy and public focus from CO2 to CH4.   Both …
Global Ghost Gear Initiative Launches New Guidance to Prevent Aquaculture Gear Loss
Global Ghost Gear Initiative Launches New Guidance to Prevent Aquaculture Gear Loss
8/27/2021 7:04:43 AM
The Global Ghost Gear Initiative® (GGGI) released the Best Practice Framework for the Management of Aquaculture Gear (A-BPF), a first of its kind document that provides comprehensive guidance to aquaculture stakeholders on the best ways to prevent, remove and mitigate the effects of abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded gear, or ghost gear, in their work “As the …
Louis Dreyfus Company and Instanta to Build an Instant Coffee Plant in Vietnam
Louis Dreyfus Company and Instanta to Build an Instant Coffee Plant in Vietnam
8/26/2021 10:15:55 AM
Louis Dreyfus Company Asia Pte. Ltd. (LDC) announced that the company has signed a joint venture (JV) agreement with  Instanta Sp. z o.o.  (Instanta), a global private label coffee company, to build and operate a freeze-dried instant coffee plant in Binh Duong province, Vietnam.