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.
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.
* Cows fed strawberries in India, watermelons rot in
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.
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
* IGC says transport restrictions could disrupt plantings
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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.
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.
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.