CAHFS Weekly Update: New FAO Report on the Future of Food Safety; FDA approves IGA cattle; Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Inches Closer to Minnesota
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) released a new report on the future of food safety.
CAHFS Weekly Update: Food Insecurity Soaring in Hotspots According to UN; USDA Reflects on Efforts to Address Food Insecurity Over Last Year; University of Minnesota Hosts Food Security Dashboard
The United Nations (UN) highlights In a recent news release that food insecurity is soaring across 20 countries and regions.
CAHFS Weekly Update: EU One Health Report Indicates Foodborne Illnesses Down During Pandemic; FDA Announces Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan (FORIP); Pork products recalled
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) recently published their annual One Health Zoonoses report for 2020.
CAHFS Weekly Update: Minnesota Involved in Two Multi-state Salmonella Outbreaks; USDA Announces New Initiative to Reduce Salmonella Illnesses; Study Published in China about Foodborne Disease Outbreaks
According to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Minnesota is involved in two concurrent active multi-state foodborne Salmonella outbreaks.
CAHFS Weekly Update: Updates on the Covid-19 vaccine rollout in MN; Smuggled animal products seized at the US Int Airports; New Covid-19 variant and shortage of oxygen in Amazonas State- B Inbox
Minnesotans who are not in the designated high-priority groups, including those 65 and older, may start to receive Covid-19 vaccines soon. This is due to the existence of some remnants from Health Care Providers in the State.
In part two of this Weekly Topic, we will discuss the tradeoffs of different ruminant systems, and steps toward a more productive approach to valuing those impacts.
CAHFS Weekly Update: Federal protection to Minnesota moose denied; US plan to boost aquaculture suffer judicial backlash; COVID-19 and the rise of food as a political asset
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) denied the listing of the Northwestern moose (Alces alces andersoni) as a federally protected species under the Endangered Species Act.
A recent study showed that bees are dying at an alarming rate not only in the United States but all over the world, leading to serious implications for global food security.
On September 20, 2019, the Japanese government said it will shift its policy and allow the vaccination of domestic pigs to try to curve the spread of Classical Swine Fever (CSF) in the country. The virus re-emerged in September 2018 after 26 years of the country being considered free of the disease.