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Nigel Hunt

Overfishing on the rise as global consumption climbs: U.N. agency

Jun 08 2020

LONDON More than a third of the fish stocks around the world are being overfished and the problem is particularly acute in developing countries, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in a report on Monday.

Frozen fare cold comfort for fishing industry battered by coronavirus

May 11 2020

CAPE COD, Massachusetts/LONDON Frozen fish sticks and canned salmon have made a comeback as the coronavirus crisis keeps people home, forcing a change of tack for the fishing industry that usually turns to restaurants from Paris to New York and Shanghai to serve their fresh seafood.

RPT-INSIGHT-Coronavirus upends global food supply chains in latest economic shock

Apr 05 2020

* Cows fed strawberries in India, watermelons rot in California

Coronavirus upends global food supply chains in latest economic shock

Apr 03 2020

SATARA, India, SINGAPORE, LONDON In the fertile Satara district in western India, farmers are putting their cattle on an unorthodox diet: Some feed iceberg lettuce to buffalo. Others feed strawberries to cows.

Fresh produce in Europe set to be more scarce as coronavirus strikes

Mar 26 2020

NAIROBI/LONDON Fresh fruit and vegetables will become increasingly scarce in Europe, suppliers warn, as the coronavirus pandemic hampers the global movement of produce and of the people needed to gather crops. | Video

UPDATE 1-IGC forecasts record world grains crop in 2020/21

Mar 26 2020

* IGC says transport restrictions could disrupt plantings (Adds quotes, background)

INSIGHT-Fresh produce in Europe set to be more scarce as coronavirus strikes

Mar 26 2020

NAIROBI/LONDON, March 26 Fresh fruit and vegetables will become increasingly scarce in Europe, suppliers warn, as the coronavirus pandemic hampers the global movement of produce and of the people needed to gather crops.

UK farming minister backs expansion of seasonal workers scheme

Feb 26 2020

BIRMINGHAM, England, Feb 26 Britain's farming and environment minister George Eustice said on Wednesday he would push for more agricultural workers to be allowed to come to Britain from other countries under a seasonal scheme once free movement from the European Union ends.

Brexit Britain must avoid 'morally bankrupt' trade deals - farmers' union

Feb 25 2020

BIRMINGHAM, England The lure of trade deals with countries such as the United States will test the "moral compass" of some in Britain's government but food safety and animal welfare standards must not be compromised, the UK farmers' union chief said on Tuesday.

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