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Nearly 20 million more people hit by food crises last year

Maytaal Angel, reuters.comMay 5, 2021 Nearly 20 million more people faced food crises last year amid armed conflict, the COVID-19 pandemic and weather extremes, and...

Food of the future? EU nations put mealworms on the menu

May 4, 2021apnews.com BRUSSELS (AP) — Dried yellow mealworms could soon be hitting supermarket shelves and restaurants across Europe. The European Union’s 27 nations gave the...

Frederick County Maryland Division of Parks and Recreation updated its mask policy

by: Cheyenne Corin, localdvm.comPosted: Apr 30, 2021 FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (WDVM) — Frederick County’s Division of Parks and Recreation updated its outdoor mask policy. This update will allow...

Las Vegas police offer lifesaving tips on outdoor recreation

By Alexis Ford Las Vegas Review-JournalApril 22, 2021 The Metropolitan Police Department provided tips Thursday for outdoor recreation safety as the weather heats up. Steve Morris, director of...

Baby Food Safety Act Provides Framework to Significantly Reduce Heavy Metal Levels in Food

EDF Statement from Tom Neltner, Chemicals Policy DirectorMarch 25, 2021 “Reducing heavy metal levels in baby food is key to protecting children’s brain development from...

The human-led climate crisis has begun to impact our world in profound ways.

THOMAS CROWFREELANCE SCIENCE WRITER23 March 2021 Along with the well-known impacts, such as increased weather extremes and rising global temperatures, there are secondary effects. One of...

People wasting almost 1bn tonnes of food a year, UN report reveals

Food discarded in homes is 74kg per person each year, with problem affecting rich and poor countries Damian Carrington Environment editor @dpcarrington4 Mar 2021 theguardian.com People waste...

What makes food ‘local’?

More people are choosing what to eat based on where it was grown, made or created. An anthropologist looks at the myriad ways we...

How safe is your baby food?

C. Michael White, University of ConnecticutFebruary 23, 2021 Heavy metals including lead, arsenic and mercury can be found in commercial baby foods at levels well...

California plan would convert refinery into recreation spot

by: The Associated Press, kron4.comPosted: Feb 14, 2021 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California State Parks announced plans for a massive recreational development on oil refinery property, although...