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June 13, 2024
Weekly Newsletter:

Winning and Wasting

Restaurants: good, bad and filthy  Health: climate-friendly, imitation and processed Food waste: reduced, reused, rethought

Moving, Shaking and Stirring

Weekly Newsletter | June 6, 2024

The theme from the influential voices in food production this week was “movement” as the status quo for brands, executives …

Bills Up, Prices Down

Weekly Newsletter | May 30, 2024

– Farm Bill: Heated discussions raging over climate and nutrition funding. – Health and Nutrition: Dietary benefits emerging in unexpected …

It’s a Process

Weekly Newsletter | May 16, 2024

A study on processed food prompted research retrospection. Concerns around H5N1’s spread drew fresh measures of protection.

Cultured, Synthetic, Up and Down

Weekly Newsletter | May 9, 2024

Lab-grown meat hit by tough legislation. Food company earnings more down than up. Brands and regulators push for food safety.

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