Head count: India is world’s cattle king

Americans home on the range in Texas or Nebraska, especially, might wonder how in the world any other country in the world could have more cattle than the United States.

Well, turns out, it’s not even that close. According to the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS), the United States is a distant fourth in the […]

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Year end sees sea of regulatory flux – The Acheson Group

From leafy greens to a plan to reduce Salmonella, there’s a lot going on at the […]

India: Right to unadulterated food is linked to Constitution

India’s Supreme Court ruled last week that the right to safe, unadulterated food is enshrined within the constitution.

The ruling came as part of a case involving the effect of soft drinks on health, especially the health of children, the New Indian Express reports. Among other items, the court’s ruling states that existing regulations must […]