South Texas farmers are reportedly racing to harvest crops before the imminent arrival of Hurricane Harvey on Texas’s gulf coast, Amazon is lowering Whole Foods prices, and more.
A recent survey shows that the Americas are by far the largest regional buyer of livestock antibiotics for the purpose of growth promotion.
Consumers are getting impatient with restaurants and retailers for dragging their feet on using antibiotics in livestock that are medically important to humans.
ReFED Names Chris Cochran As First Executive Director
ReFED, a collaborative, cross-sector effort of 40 businesses, non-profits, foundations, investors and policymakers committed to reducing food waste in the United States, has named Chris Cochran, Walmart’s senior manager of Corporate Sustainability, as its first executive director, effective in April.
Feeling reflective as we approach the holiday season and the end of 2016? In this week’s podcast, we talk to two food and agtech experts about the trends they’ve noticed in ag and foodtech in 2016.
Drone delivery, GMO labeling, antibiotics in cows, agtech startups joining accelerators, new hires, and food safety are some of the issues covered in the weeks' industry brief.