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Failing food production to kill 500,000 in 2050 – Expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on March 3rd, 2016.

Unchecked climate change will hit food production so severely that an extra half a million people could die through changes in diet and bodyweight in 2050, compared with a world where emissions are curtailed. The figure comes from a new UK study published today in the leading medical journal the Lancet. Taking into account projected […]

EU Horsemeat scandal – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on February 14th, 2013.

As consumer concern over the horsemeat scandal in Europe continues, one UK expert notes the irony that this ‘contamination’ may in fact be improving the quality of meat products. The discovery of horsemeat included in beef products in the Europe has spurred a high level meeting of EU leaders and a decisiion to carry out […]

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