The crusade to end world hunger has been a bitter failure. But with
the world set to sweep away a crooked food trading system, there is
a chance to get it right - if only we could revive the FAO from
Food makers in Europe today work under strict guidelines on the
labelling and traceability of genetically modified foodstuffs.
Their rules reflect the deep suspicions in consumer minds today
over the safety of biotech food. But in...
In the face of rising meat and dairy prices, animal disease
outbreaks and consumer health concerns, world agriculture policy
makers, meat traders, dairy experts, veterinarians and private
sector producers have attended the 20th session...
As the buffer zone for global cereal stocks continues to fall and
raw material prices rise, the UN-backed Food and Agriculture
Organisation (FAO) warned this week that cereal stocks will
continue to fall, predicting that although...
Rising prices for ingredients sourced from raw materials may find
little relief in 2004 with the UN-backed Food and Agriculture
Organisation yesterday predicting a fall in cereal stocks again by
the end of the 2003/2004 season. 'Soaring...
Countries affected by the deadly avian influenza virus H5N1 should
not restock their flocks too quickly to avoid the disease flaring
up again, FAO warned today. But two months after the outbreak of
the epidemic some countries are...