The Monday links – Labor Day edition

bag_of_groceries_blogDon’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

Save food campaign Asia-Pacific kicked offFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

The new program is aimed at stopping post-harvest food losses and food waste.

Groups meet in court over COOL – Meat & Poultry

More news is expected in the next two weeks.

K-State researchers developing gluten-free food – The Topeka Capital-Journal

Researchers at Kansas State University are working to develop new gluten-free foods using sorghum.


Animal safety

Thirty more PED-positive submissions last week – The Pig Site

Although additional cases were reported, there were no reports from new states.

Horse and rider enter state of co-being – Discovery News

It’s all about oneness.

Mycotoxin zearalenone’s effects on mare fertility – The Horse

Zearalenone, a toxin produced by certain molds, can cause a range of health effects.



USDA: Relatively few farms produce just one crop – Ag Professional

Although specialization has occurred, it hasn’t come down to just one crop yet.


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