AgriFood News: McDonalds’ Parasite Outbreak, Agtech & Investing Needs A Diversity Overhaul, Rise of Robochef

The AgriFood News Aggregator features headlines from around the globe collected on AgFunder’s news sharing platform #feedit each week. Have news to share? Post it here and engage, share, and debate with your peers.

AgriFood & Tech Commentary

To Feed the World Sustainably, Repair the Soil – Scientific American

Agriculture Tech And Investing Needs A Diversity Overhaul. Here’s How – Forbes

The rise of the robochef – The Economist

How start-ups are positioning healthy food to make ‘a lot of business sense’ – CNBC


How to get funding when you’re pregnant – Moneyish

The Farm Group that’s Part of Rural America’s Crisis – Civil Eats

AgriFood Industry News

McDonald’s Pulls Salads From Thousands of Restaurants as Parasite Outbreak Escalates – Fortune

Mars Is Betting Greener Chocolate Bars Will Be Great for Profit – Forbes

US food regulators are fighting over who gets to oversee cell-cultured meat – Quartz

Organically Grown Company pioneered a new business structure to preserve its mission – Fast Company

Aqua- and Mariculture for Future Food and Biomass Production – PR

Vegalab Announces First Quarter 2018 Financial Results – PR

Association for Vertical Farming Summit 2018 – PR

AgriFood Tech Venture News

DNA-Based Pathogen Testing Company PathogenDx Raises $3.4 Million in Convertible Note Round – PR

Announcing The First Blockchain-enabled Farm Data Exchange — The Farmobile DataStore – PR

Kirchner Group advises Exosect on Monsanto transaction – PR

AgLaunch365 Opens Accelerator Applications – PR

Kirchner Selects Students for Innovative Lean Impact Investment Program – PR

Teralytic Releases the World’s First Wireless NPK Soil Sensor – PR

Farm Market iD Launches MarketView to Provide Strategic Analysis of Market Share, Growers and Crops to Ag Companies – PR

Inari introduces its mission to change the culture of agriculture with customized seeds – PR

A New England Food Incubator Launches An App To Further Boost The Local Food Scene – Forbes

First Class Of Food Waste Fighters Graduate From Maersk Accelerator – Forbes

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