Nine years ago, one of the first bioreactors was installed on Mike Bravard’s farm near Jefferson, Iowa. Last week, that bioreactor was reconditioned, all in an effort to make water cleaner for people downstream.
Food production doesn’t have to be a victim of climate change. New research suggests that crop yields and the global food supply chain can be preserved by harnessing the critical partner in food supply – soil.
Yum! Brands Inc.’s KFC warned that a supply-chain breakdown that has shut more than half of its 900 U.K. outlets would persist for the rest of the week, continuing to deprive fans of their fried-chicken fix.
Scientists from The Pirbright Institute say they are a step closer to developing a vaccine for African swine fever. The study showed 100% of pigs immunized with the vaccine were protected from a lethal dose of ASF virus.
In June, over 650 pounds of illegal meat and dairy products in passenger luggage in airports were seized by Northern Irish authorities. ASF DNA was detected in a sausage, sparking a new campaign in the UK.