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Biotech Brings Positive Impact on Food Production Market

VIT Technology Business Incubator (VIT-TBI) is organising a six-week non-residential training programme on food and agro processing from January 29.

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VIT organizing training programme on food and agro processing

VIT Technology Business Incubator (VIT-TBI) is organising a six-week non-residential training programme on food and agro processing from January 29.

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Climate Change Affecting Food Production

India is particularly vulnerable to global warming, and it is now well established that rising temperatures make for anaemic harvests. India’s long struggle with hunger and food security may have become tougher.

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Modern food lab in Manipur

The Manipur government is planning to set up a "full-fledged" food testing laboratory to curb toxic chemicals in food items, including fish coming from other states and Myanmar..

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Cargill strengthens pet food production and distribution

Cargill has reached an agreement to acquire Pro-Pet, an Ohio-based manufacturer of private label and co-manufactured pet foods, including premium dog food brand Black Gold®.

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Use of Jute gunny bags to pack food grains made mandatory

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), which has expanded the scope of regulations and standards to include a wider range of food products in the past two years, has asked companies to re-validate their product approvals, if their products are not covered under these regulations.

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Food companies to confirm compliance with new regulations

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), which has expanded the scope of regulations and standards to include a wider range of food products in the past two years, has asked companies to re-validate their product approvals, if their products are not covered under these regulations.

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Zest Labs Joins the Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology

Zest LabsTM, a subsidiary of Ecoark Holdings, Inc. (“Ecoark”) (OTCQX: ZEST), announced that it has become a member of the Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology (WGCIT) in Salinas, Calif., operated by Western Growers.

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USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service and Federal Nutrition Assistance Programs

Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services (FNCS) Brandon Lipps today highlighted the vital work Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has done this year to provide food assistance to the millions of Americans impacted by unprecedented hurricanes and wildfires, as well as the numerous actions FNCS has taken to promote self-sufficiency, integrity, and customer service within federal nutrition programs.

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Canada has Identified Agriculture & Agri-Food as a Key Growth Sector

Particularly in rural communities, Canada's hardworking farmers and food processors are the backbone of Canada's economy.

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Cargill partnering with Techstars and Ecolab to accelerate food

Cargill is partnering with Techstars and Ecolab to create the Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator launching in Minneapolis in 2018.

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Tech Revolution Needed in Farming to Ensure Food Security

Director of Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) A Arunachalam said that, if food security needs to be ensured in the country, there must be a technological revolution in agriculture.

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New integrated food manufacturing and logistics facility at Kapurthala

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday inaugurated ITC's new integrated food manufacturing and logistics facility at Kapurthala which, he said, would give major fillip to the state's food processing sector and help the state farming.

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Breeding Resistant Chickens for Improved Food Safety

In College Station, Texas, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists developed a new test, could make it easier to breed pathogen-resistant chickens.

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ITC Launches Farmland range of variants in potatoes

ITC, India's leading FMCG major today unveiled 'Farmland' - its new brand for fresh Fruits & Vegetables.

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India Managed to Protect Its Farmers' Interests, Food Security at WTO

Even as the ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is unlikely to yield much progress, India managed to protect its farmers' interests and ensure food security for its poor.

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To Meet Ambitious Agriculture and Food Goals, Canada Needs to Adopt Blockchain Technology

The Advisory Committee on Economic Growth and Dominic Barton set an audacious goal for the country in February. To become the world’s trusted supplier of safe sustainable food for the 21st century and in doing so double our agri-food exports.

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Training programme on Food processing

A group of 25 farmers and SHG members from Salari and Nafra villages benefited from a two-day training programme on processing of locally available fruits and vegetables.

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To Meet Future Food Demand, Need to Develop Ag Sector

The government said that, in order to meet future demand of food grain, the country's farm sector needs to be developed further, which some estimates show could reach 355 million tonnes by 2030.

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Goa launches India's first ever mobile food testing lab

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar launched country's first-ever mobile food testing laboratory.

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