5000 Years Foods, Inc. Recall Cabbage Kimchi Due to Potential Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

5000 Years Foods, Inc.  recalled kimchi due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections to people with weakened immune systems. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Listeria infection can …

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Papua New Guinea Palm Oil Abuses Linked to Nestle and Kellogg

NGO Global Witness has disclosed the extent of human rights abuses and rampant deforestation in Papua New Guinea by palm oil suppliers whose main clients are big European brands such as Kellogs and Nestle. According to an investigation by Global …

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UK Groceries Urged to Boycott Faroese Seafood Due to Dolphin Slaughter

British supermarkets have been called to stop selling seafood from Faroe Islands after hunters in the area slaughtered 1,428 dolphins earlier this month. The grind, or the “Grindadrap” in Faroese, is the yearly hunting of sea animals, dominantly whales, which …

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UN Calls for Action to End Food Waste Culture

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) calls to stop food waste culture for more decisive action to end the culture of throwing out food uneaten. According to UNEP Food Waste Index Report 2021, about one billion tons of food each …

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South Korean President Moon Jae-In Considers Ban on Eating Dog Meat

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sept. 27 raised the possibility of banning dog meat consumption in the country where it is a traditional practice, but it has been dwindling in recent years. “Hasn’t the time come to prudently consider …

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The Netherlands Proposes Culling Livestock by 1/3 to Curb Pollution

Dutch politicians considered forcing hundreds of farmers to cut livestock numbers in an effort to reduce ammonia pollution.  The Guardian reported that the finance and agriculture ministry civil servants proposed cutting livestock numbers by 30%. The proposals could mean forcing …

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