The AgriFood News Aggregator features headlines submitted each week by members of the AgFunder community through our news sharing platform #feedit. Have news to share? Post it here and engage, share, and debate with your peers in the comments section.
AgriFood & Tech Commentary
We’ll use smartphones to trace our food on the blockchain but we’ll be traced, too – New Food Economy
If farmers sold their data instead of giving it away, would anybody buy? – New Food Economy
Flash Boys on the Farm? Arms Race Is Unleashed Over Crop Data – Bloomberg
Now is the time for Walmart to strike at Amazon Prime – TechCrunch
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Crispr Can Speed Up Nature—and Change How We Grow Food – Wired
Inside Beyond Meat’s innovative future food lab – FastCompany
Inside FreshDirect’s Big Bet to Win the Home-Delivery Fight – WSJ
AgriFood Tech Venture News
Cool Planet closes $20m funding round – PR
DNA-Based Pathogen Testing Company PathogenDx Raises $3.4 Million in Convertible Note Round – PR
AgriFood Industry News
Mondelez Recalls Ritz Crackers on Salmonella Concern – WSJ
McDonald’s Pulls Salads From Thousands of Restaurants as Parasite Outbreak Escalates – Fortune
GreenLight Biosciences Welcomes New Chief Commercial Officer – PR
Daniel Hoffer tapped as MD for Autotech Ventures. Looking at driverless tractors – PR
Managing Grain Quality from the Combine – NextInsturments Blog
AgriFood Policy News
EU to regulate CRISPR seed as GMO – FOE
All the Foods Being Affected by Trump’s Trade War – Eater
Farmers Frustrated By Trump Trade Tactics – AgWeb
FDA to Stop Alterna-Milks Like Almond and Soy From Using the Word “Milk” – Modern Farmer
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