Food safety

Priorities for Food Safety in Emerging Economies

In this guest post, Russ Webster, CEO of International Development Strategies discusses the steps that must be taken to ensure the food supply chain is safe for all – resulting in a better future for farmers, consumers and emerging economies.

What Lives Inside a Chicken?

What lives inside a chicken? It might sound like a strange question to ask, but as the world's most abundant food animal and an incubator of many bacteria - both helpful and harmful - the chicken's gut is a microbial world worth exploring using the latest DNA sequencing technology.

Nordic View to Sustainable Rural Development

The Congress is dedicated to creating a platform for exchanging the latest research results and sharing the advanced research methods in various sectors of bioeconomy, sustainable agriculture and rural development.

The 3rd Asia Pacific Symposium on Postharvest Research, Education and Extension

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The organizing committee would like to invite you to participate and to submit an abstract for an oral or a poster presentation at the conference.

Food Safety Considerations for Innovative Nutrition Solutions

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Nutritious, abundantly available food is something that many take for granted. When food is plentiful, the choice of selecting foods from a local supplier or limiting purchases to food produced using an acceptable level of organic production methods or minimal processing becomes the norm.

Urban Livestock Production: "to be or not to be" - Expert Group on Urban Animals Is Looking for the Answer

Population growth poses many risks, but it also creates a lot of opportunities, and urban agriculture is one of them. Growing urban population with increasing incomes creates demand for a more diversified diet with a substantial fraction of animal products.