The Sustainable Future of Food Must Bring Everyone to the Table

How can we feed the world sustainably? Right now, 325 million people are acutely hungry. 35 million Americans don’t know where their next meal will come from. The world’s food systems are uneven, fragile, and only becoming more fragile with the climate crisis. “When we talk about from farm-to-fork, we need to transform the food … Read more

Modified Purple Tomato May Be Coming to Your Grocery Store

Sept. 23, 2022 — No matter how you slice it, a genetically engineered purple tomato just got one step closer to showing up in U.S. grocery stores. The U.K. company developing the new purple fruit has passed a first test with U.S. regulators, demonstrating that genetic changes to the tomatoes do not expose the plants … Read more

Petaluma egg farm harvests rain water to grow food for community

Petaluma egg farm harvests rain water to grow food for community – CBS San Francisco Watch CBS News A small Petaluma farm in partnership with a nonprofit has created a rain-harvesting program to water plants in their neighborhood garden. Da Lin reports. (9-18-22) Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live … Read more

Impact on Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand: Nomura

Rice production in India has fallen by 5.6% year on year as of September in light of below-average monsoon rainfall, which has affected harvest, Nomura said. Rebecca Conway | Getty Images News | Getty Images India, the world’s largest rice exporter, has banned shipments of broken rice — a move that will reverberate across Asia, … Read more

CBS Weekend News, September 17, 2022

CBS Weekend News, September 17, 2022 – CBS News Watch CBS News Republican governors continue sending migrants to Democratic states; Napa County wineries research new technology to fight climate change Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On

Strong quake hits Taiwan, topples house, halts rail traffic

A strong earthquake has struck southeastern Taiwan, toppling objects from store shelves, collapsing a house and interrupting rail service on the island TAIPEI, Taiwan — A strong earthquake struck southeastern Taiwan on Saturday evening, toppling objects from store shelves, collapsing a house and interrupting rail service on the island, but there were no immediate reports … Read more

Satellite Data Shows How Russia Has Destroyed Ukrainian Grain

Almost 10 million metric tons of Ukrainian grain has been affected by the Russian invasion, according to a new analysis of satellite imagery. One in six of Ukraine’s grain storage facilities— which have a total capacity of 58 million metric tons—have been impacted by the conflict, either through damage, destruction, or falling under Russia’s control. … Read more

Europe’s Drought Might Force Acceptance of Gene-Edited Crops

There are some big caveats, however. Firstly, even if the European Commission does get its way, new regulations will apply only to gene-edited crops and not the kind of GMOs widely grown in the US. Secondly, two of the most widely grown crops in the EU are wheat and barley, and there aren’t gene-edited versions … Read more

How Drought and War Are Really Affecting the Global Food Supply

“A couple of days ago, there were headlines saying South Dakota’s corn crop was unusually low this year—and they have a terrible drought—and that Nebraska was a little below normal,” says Daniel Sumner, an economist and director of the Agricultural Issues Center at the University of California, Davis. “But as of the middle of August, … Read more