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Food

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Coverage of food since August 1, 2021.

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KAP Passes Eight Resolutions At Summer Meeting

"...Resolved, THAT KAP lobby the Government of Canada to ensure that the canola industry, including the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and canola growers, remains part of the registration process for new canola varieties..."

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Drought May Cause Wildlife To Move To More Developed Areas

"... With the warm weather we have been receiving, the ministry of environment is letting residents know that there will be less suitable habitats for some species in periods of drought due to a loss of water and plant growth..."

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Can you afford that puppy? Pet ownership can be costly, so budget before you adopt

"..."It was a really shocking event," said Zvezdarov, a 31-year-old Toronto-based software engineer. "Luckily the Veterinary Emergency Clinic was just a half a kilometre away, so I was able to carry Pearl over and get her admitted very quickly after the incident. "..."

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Victoria food company offers vegan option to smoked salmon (it involves carrots)

"...Kaltenbach said she is driven by her own veganism, concern for animal welfare and a growing concern for the environmental impact of agriculture and aquaculture. Despite only launching its product a year ago, the demand has driven expansion to the point it is now available in 75 retailers around Western Canada, several restaurants and they are in talks to send product to Quebec and Ontario..."

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'We’re hiring': Restaurants having a hard time finding new workers

"...Stephanie Soulis, at Little Mushroom Catering, has been looking forward to welcoming back guests since Ontario lifted its public health restrictions on indoor dining..."

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West Kootenay man spends 24 hours fighting wildfire with plastic bag

"...Craig Luke has discovered a new firefighting tool — a zip-top plastic bag..."

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A major frozen fruit recall over Hepatitis A concerns is impacting numerous grocery stores across Canada after the Public Health

"...Both the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Agency (CFIA) and Health Canada have issued warnings to shoppers as a result of the large recall after they continue to investigate an outbreak of Hepatitis A infections occurring in Québec and Nova Scotia. The outbreak appears to be ongoing, the Public Health Agency said..."

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Nelson's SMRT1 Technologies inks five-year smart-vending contract with UpMeals

"...This system is far from a standard high school vending machine. Technically speaking, SMRT1's product, SMRT1 POD, uses an interactive display screen on refrigerated vending machines that engages, informs and drives UpMeals' sales while offering secure transactions to the food retailer's customers..."

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The carts are coming, the carts are coming!

"...The new standardized recycling and organics carts will be delivered to your home. Beginning late August, crews will be deploying the two new carts, along with program material and a “kitchen buddy” to help with food collection indoors. Over 6,500 single-family households will receive new carts over the course of a few weeks, prior to the collection starting the week of September 13th..."

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More heat, less compost

"...“We haven’t really put out a whole lot of education on that yet, we’re going to. We can food waste from the house, but there are some things you can’t put in there. We’re working on that list, and I guess it’s more important now than ever because it would have added to the compost..."

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Beach-cleaning BeBot sifts through sand to gather small pieces of trash

"...Despite the efforts of good-hearted folks that sweep beaches for trash others have left behind, such is the magnitude of our plastic pollution problem that it can be hard to collect it all, particularly the smaller debris. The BeBot is a robot designed to tackle this problem, mechanically sifting through sand to to gather up waste while leaving behind a minimal footprint on the environment. The BeBot was developed by marine infrastructure manufacturer Poralu Marine and 4ocean as a way of cleaning up coastlines with minimal disruption to these precious ecosystems..."

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China’s Severe Flooding Causes Masses To Flee Their Homes

"...Torrential rain triggered severe flooding in parts of central China on Tuesday, submerging underground subway stations and aboveground streets alike and forcing residents to flee their homes. More than 10,000 people in Henan Province have been relocated to shelters in the aftermath of the record rainfall. Roughly 624mm of rain was reported per day during the week of July 19th – as much as the country would normally receive in a full year..."

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Chicken Poop for the Soul

A Year in Search of Food Sovereignty

"...A story of success, failure and determination, which is guaranteed to make you laugh..."

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The Business Romantic

Give Everything, Quantify Nothing, and Create Something Greater Than Yourself

"... In this smart, playful, and provocative book, one of today's most original business thinkers argues that we underestimate the importance of romance in our lives and that we can find it in and through business—by designing products, services, and experiences that connect us with something greater than ourselves. ..."

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On Food and Cooking

On Food and Cooking

"...On Food and Cooking is an invaluable and monumental compendium of basic information about ingredients, cooking methods, and the pleasures of eating..."

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Jobs in food

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Health & Social Services - Public Health Inspector

"...The investigation process shall be done using risk assessment, risk abatement, and risk communication to..."

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Cook

"...foodservice in a prompt, courteous and accurate manner in accordance to standardized recipes that exceed guest’s expectations..."

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Assistant Food Beverage Manager

"...A robust extended flex benefit plan, including medical, HCSA, dental, vision, life insurance, DPSP/RRSP and paid time off..."

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On-Call Residence Workers

"...laundry, sweeping, mopping floors, mowing lawns, inventory, shopping, cleaning equipment and food services..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention food.

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How One Entrepreneur Has Been Supporting the Canadian Food Industry - Halifax - Canada's Podcast

Duration: 31:01

"...Source: Canada's Podcast..."

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CSL Documentary: Outdoor Gardens - What They Bring to Edmontonians

Duration: 29:03

"...This week we’re bringing you a documentary where CSL students Brook Kelela and Ashley Krehut explore the significance of outdoor gardens in our communities..."

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Canadian agriculture groups working to ensure diverse voices weigh in on UN Food Systems goals

Duration: 11:51

"...The United Nations Food Systems Summit is coming up this fall, and is set up as a way to kickstart global agriculture systems in achieving sustainable development goals of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN..."

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RealAg Radio, June 2: Cyber-attack aftermath, the upcoming UN Food Systems Summit, and record breaking recycling

Duration: 55:21

"...Welcome to the mid-week edition of RealAg Radio, thanks for tuning in! On today’s show you’ll hear: Greg Henderson, editor of Drovers, on the poorly-timed situation of JBS being cyber-attacked and the outcomes; Rick White, president and CEO of the Canadian Canola Growers Association, talks about the upcoming UN Food Systems Summit; Barry Friesen, executive. ..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about food.

How robots could end animal captivity in zoos and marine parks | Just Might Work

"...From an industry perspective, what’s probably most alluring about robotic dolphins isn’t what they can do, but what they don’t need: food, sleep, training, and veterinary care..."

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Mr. Bruce Knight: Catalyzing a National Ecosystem Services Market

"...Knight explains the history of the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) and details how ecosystem service markets can add incentives to motivate farmers and ranchers to improve soil health..."

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Regenerative Farming in Kenya | Circular food systems in East Africa 1/5

"...In this film, hear from two innovative farms in Kenya as they demonstrate how their regenerative farming practices have had a beneficial impact on nature and rural communities, while at the same time helping combat biodiversity loss and climate change..."

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Linking Soil Biology to Soil Health: Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Webinar Series, Episode 2

"...When these soil organism functional groups are in balance and working together, they contribute to ecosystem resiliency that allows the ecosystem to bounce back after a disturbance like a flood or drought as well as resist the negative impacts of these disturbances..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about food relevant to the latest news.

Effects of anaerobic digestion of food waste on biogas production and environmental impacts: a review

"...Anaerobic digestion of food waste appears promising to generate biogas in the context of the growing energy demand and the circular economy..."

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Climate Change Implications for Tidal Marshes and Food Web Linkages to Estuarine and Coastal Nekton

"...Climate change is altering naturally fluctuating environmental conditions in coastal and estuarine ecosystems across the globe..."

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Climate change impacts on China?s marine ecosystems

"...Globally, climate change impacts on marine ecosystems are evident in physical, chemical, and biological processes, and are generally more extensive in faster warming regions..."

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Trophic transfer and toxicity of heavy metals from dengue mosquito Aedes aegypti to predator dragonfly Tramea cophysa

"...Heavy metal pollution in aquatic habitats can be detrimental to both prey and predators in a food web..."

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Human Actions Alter Tidal Marsh Seascapes and the Provision of Ecosystem Services

"...Simultaneously, the effects of urbanization such as habitat loss, eutrophication, fishing, and the spread of invasive species interact with each other, and with climate change, to fundamentally change the structure and functioning of tidal marshes and their food webs..."

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The occurrence of Anisakis spp. in Australian waters: past, present, and future trends

"...Nematodes belonging to the genus Anisakis (family Anisakidae) are an important part of this biodiversity due to their ability to be repeatedly transmitted among their intermediate hosts before reaching the top of the food pyramid..."

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An evolutionary approach to robot scheduling in protected cultivation systems for uninterrupted and maximization of working time

"...The protected cultivation system, an alternative to open field cultivation provides opportunities such as year-round crop production and improved food security especially during disasters as well as ease in automation..."

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Nitrogen Footprint of a Food Chain

"...However, nitrogen cycles have been disturbed by excess nitrogen intake and low nitrogen use efficiency (NUE), which have several environmental impacts..."

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Intensification, regulation and diversification: The changing face of inland aquaculture in China

"...In addition, analysis of local data showed that wholesale changes were occurring to aquaculture production as environmental protection legislation took effect which reduced the growing area for carps considerably..."

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Land use land cover modeling using optimized machine learning classifiers: a case study of Shiraz, Iran

"...It should be noticed that recent droughts caused by global climate change and, on the other hand, population growth have increased the rate of urbanization in Iran..."

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Adaptive Design of Green Facades and Vertical Farm: Examples of Technological Integration of Microalgae for Energy Production i

"...After the first experiments with vertical, productive or just decorative greenery, we came to look for increasingly integrated solutions to produce food and energy..."

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Practices and roles of bamboo industry development for alleviating poverty in China

"...It not only provides raw materials for economic development, but also provides kinds of nutritious foods..."

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