New study discourages octopus farming

Old MacDonald had an… octopus?

Though we’ve long since established fisheries and shellfish farms, octopus farms are still something new. Commercial octopus farming is only in its developmental stage in a few countries around the world. One Japanese company says its first fully-farmed octopi might reach the market in 2020, and other institutions are working […]

Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal safety, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Agriculture

Inside The Life Of An Apple Picker – National Public Radio It’s fall. Time to pick apples. For some of us, that’s casual recreation, a leisurely stroll through picturesque orchards. For tens […]

What does the acidifying ocean mean for you?

This week, the U.S. Department of State has been hosting an “Our Ocean” conference to talk about the state of the oceans around the world. The prognosis isn’t very good.

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The answer to world hunger is…

[ SPANISH ] By 2050, the world population is expected to top 9.6 billion people. Currently, the world sits at just over 7 billion. Most of the projected growth is predicted to be in developing countries, particularly on the continent of Africa. While the United Nations (UN) does say that world population growth has slowed […]

Welcome back from the long weekend. Here are the belated Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest food safety, animal safety, life sciences and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Food safety

Obama administration sued for delay of FSMA implementation –Food Safety News

The Food and Drug Administration and the Office of Management and Budget are the target of a lawsuit […]