Food

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Leading grain traders ‘sourcing soy beans from Brazilian farm linked to abuse’
Bunge and Cargill, behind more than 30% of soy exports to EU and UK, accused of exposing suppliers to link with indigenous rights violations

Andrew Downie

19, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Liz Truss accused of snubbing farmers over refusal to attend rural hustings
Exclusive: Rishi Sunak will address NFU members and pledges to support farmers in future UK trade deals

Helena Horton Environment reporter

18, Aug, 2022 @10:25 AM

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Holy Island vicar leads fight against fishing ban that would ‘rip the heart out of Lindisfarne’
Defra’s proposal for highly protected marine area off the coast of Northumberland could displace fishers, islanders warn

Karen McVeigh

17, Aug, 2022 @1:58 PM

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How can the UK reduce meat consumption and cut emissions?
There’s a slight downward trend in meat-eating but figures are still high. So what more can be done?

Phoebe Weston

16, Aug, 2022 @12:27 PM

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The most damaging farm products? Organic, pasture-fed beef and lamb
Analysis: You may be amazed by that answer, but the area of land used for grazing is vast compared with the meat and milk produced

George Monbiot

16, Aug, 2022 @12:26 PM

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England must reduce meat intake to avoid climate breakdown, says food tsar
Henry Dimbleby says move is politically toxic but only way to achieve sustainable land use and avoid ecological breakdown

Helena Horton and Fiona Harvey

16, Aug, 2022 @12:26 PM

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Animals farmed: Tesco’s polluting poultry, heatwave deaths and China’s pork boom
Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web

Tom Ambrose

09, Aug, 2022 @9:30 AM

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The Guardian view on fishing: marine protection should mean what it says | Editorial
Editorial: By allowing destructive dredging and bottom-trawling, ministers are undermining wider efforts to protect the oceans

Editorial

31, Jul, 2022 @5:25 PM

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‘Like a giant sewage plant’: how Germany’s ‘pig belt’ got too big
It’s going to take a long time to repair the damage of an oversized pig industry and its waste, say officials in the northwest state of Lower Saxony

Holly Young

26, Jul, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Offshore fish farms: a new wave of food production … or the ‘wild west’ of ocean pollution?
Deep-sea aquaculture is proliferating around the planet, promising to ‘feed the world’. Yet many fear the harm this new frontier could wreak on marine life

Ashifa Kassam

20, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Crab invasion: alien species goes from pest to profit – a photo essay
Over the past decade, Tunisian fishing communities have been plagued by an invasive species of crab known for its destructive nature. So they got creative

Rossella Santosuosso

15, Jul, 2022 @7:06 AM

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European parliament votes to ban ‘fly shooting’ fishing in part of Channel
Campaigners hail step towards end of practice in French territorial waters that has had ‘devastating’ effect on local fishers

Karen McVeigh

14, Jul, 2022 @5:30 AM

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