Food

A salmonella recall is affecting 207 million eggs across the US

4 months ago 7ring Comments Off on A salmonella recall is affecting 207 million eggs across the US
A recall of 206,749,248 eggs has occurred in the US, following 22 reports of illness linked to salmonella contamination. The eggs were distrubuted to stores and restaurants in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. The US Food & Drug Administration has a full list here (including Read More

Chinese Retail Giant To Use Blockchain To Track Beef, Prove Food Safety

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Chinese Retail Giant To Use Blockchain To Track Beef, Prove Food Safety
The Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com is implementing Blockchain to track the supply chain of its meat sales, Business Insider reports on March 3. JD said that customers will be able to monitor their meat from the farm in Australia where it was raised, all the way to their doorstep. When the system becomes operational later Read More

Amazon buying Whole Foods was the best thing that ever happened to Instacart

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Amazon buying Whole Foods was the best thing that ever happened to Instacart
Grocery stores had been keeping a wary eye on Amazon. When word came in June that the e-commerce giant was buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, big grocery chains scrambled for a response. They found one in startups like Instacart. The San Francisco-based delivery service has long positioned itself as the “de facto ally of Read More

Amid its butter crisis, France could run out of foie gras just in time for Christmas

8 months ago adcity Comments Off on Amid its butter crisis, France could run out of foie gras just in time for Christmas
It’s the most wonderful time of year for most, but this year the French may disagree. The country is facing shortages of three of its favorite delicacies as the festive season approaches: butter, foie gras, and wine. Foie gras production has been damaged by France’s battle with bird flu over the last two years, with Read More

If the entire US went vegan, it’d be a public health disaster

9 months ago adcity Comments Off on If the entire US went vegan, it’d be a public health disaster
Switching to the vegan dream would be a nutritional nightmare for Americans. That’s according to new research published this week by the US National Academy of Sciences that poses big questions about how the US agricultural sector can be changed and improved in the future, to mitigate climate change without causing deleterious effects on the Read More