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The hidden cost of cheap foods

The hidden cost of cheap foods
Wed, 28/02/18 - 08:10


Eosta has launched the "Dr. Good Food" fruit and vegetables campaign aimed to increase awareness of the connection between food and health Determining the right price for your products is one of the first lessons entrepreneurs learn. In a market economy, the price
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Organic farming can feed the world

Organic farming can feed the world
Fri, 26/01/18 - 09:04
By O.W.N News Network


With food sustainability, a major issue and cause for concern globally, a new study published in the Nature Communications journal last November, 'Strategies for feeding the world more sustainably with organic agriculture' is one proposal for improving the sustainability
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Antioxidant-rich food could reduce type 2 diabetes risk

Antioxidant-rich food could reduce type 2 diabetes risk
Thu, 25/01/18 - 08:55
By O.W.N News Network


A new study published online in the European journal Diabetologia in November 2017 by French researchers has found that a diet containing higher levels of antioxidant-rich foods was associated with a reduction of risk of type-2 diabetes in middle-aged women. The research
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Large corporations tighten their hold on global food system

Large corporations tighten their hold on global food system
Wed, 24/01/18 - 08:00
By O.W.N News Network


New research published on October 31 shows the dramatic impacts of the global food system being rapidly monopolised by ever-fewer, ever-larger corporations at every stage of the food chain, according to Friends of the Earth Europe. This alarming trend poses risks to consu
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IFOAM announced winners of the 2017 OFIA awards

IFOAM announced winners of the 2017 OFIA awards
Fri, 10/11/17 - 13:30
By O.W.N News Network


The winners of the 2017 Organic Farming Innovation Awards (OFIA) were announced on 10 November 2017 at an awards ceremony during the Organic World Congress in New Delhi, India announced IFOAM Organics International in a release. Winner of the OFIA Grand Prize Mr. Mike H
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Algae may clean polluted lakes and provide renewable fuel

Algae may clean polluted lakes and provide renewable fuel
Mon, 07/08/17 - 18:00
By O.W.N News Network


Sandia National Laboratories is testing whether one of California’s largest and most polluted lakes can transform into one of its most productive and profitable. Southern California’s 350-square-mile Salton Sea has well-documented problems related to elevated
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US study found toxic chemicals in fast food packaging

US study found toxic chemicals in fast food packaging
Thu, 02/03/17 - 06:59
By O.W.N News Network


One-third of fast food packaging contains chemicals known as PFASsA new US study released in February based on nationwide tests shows that many fast food chains still use food wrappers, bags, and boxes coated with highly fluorinated chemicals linked to an increased risk o
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