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Mycotoxins and Climate Change – How Europe contributes to global efforts

Mycotoxins are poisonous chemicals produced by moulds. They can contaminate food and feed crops such as cereals and nuts. Climatic conditions – temperature, rainfall, CO2, humidity – affect mycotoxin production so climate change is impacting the way we manage mycotoxin risks for human and animal health. How does the EU food safety system monitor, assess and manage these potential risks?

“The future of agriculture is not input-intensive, but knowledge-intensive. This is the new paradigm.”

Agriculture is poised for another major transformation as gains from the Green Revolution come up against natural resource limits, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said.

Danone and Lazada announce a strategic regional partnership to strengthen their eCommerce business in South-East Asia

Danone and Lazada Group announce that they have signed a Strategic Regional Partnership for South-East Asia, covering Indonesia, Malaysia, Singaporeand Thailand.

Nestlé Canada Study: Multinationals Given a Passing Grade – But They Need to Do More to Engage with Canadians

Nestlé Canada today released findings from a first of its kind study examining Canadians' perceptions toward multinational organizations. The data clearly shows that, while Canadians do have an appreciation of how multinationals contribute to the country, organizations are facing tougher demands and expectations when it comes to operating in local communities – with the pressure expected to increase as Canada experiences significant demographic shifts and population growth in the coming years.

Sec. Perdue: U.S. Farm Exports Hit 3rd Highest Level on Record

U.S. agricultural exports totaled $140.5 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017, climbing nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year to the third-highest level on record, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today.

Malnutrition rates among Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh appear to be at least double earlier estimates 

Preliminary data from a nutrition assessment conducted last week at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, shows a 7.5 per cent prevalence of life-threatening severe acute malnutrition – a rate double that seen among Rohingya child refugees in May 2017, UNICEF said today.

Dietary Supplement Usage Increases, Says New Survey

The latest results from an annual survey on dietary supplements reveals an all-time high for supplement usage among U.S. adults, with 76 percent reporting they consume dietary supplements, up five percentage points from last year’s results.

President of African Development Bank Wins 2017 World Food Prize

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina to receive $250,000 prize for driving change in African agriculture for over 25 years and improving food security for millions across the continent.