20 May 2013BBC News: KFC 'giant' chicken sign angers Cambridgeshire villagers
People living near a fast food restaurant have said its advertising sign is so big they feel like "Colonel Sanders is looking at them all day".
03 May 2013China Daily: Police in major crackdown on tainted meat
Police have arrested 904 suspects over the past three months who are accused of manufacturing and selling 20,000 metric tons of tainted and substandard meat products.
01 May 2013BBC News: H7N9 bird flu is a 'serious threat'
The outbreak of a new type of bird flu in China poses a 'serious threat' to human health, but it is still too soon to predict how far it will spread, experts have said.
24 April 2013Guardian: The benefits of alternative farming methods
Permaculture can help farmers produce more food using fewer resources through agroecology – a farming approach that mimics natural ecosystems.
15 April 2013Observer: Millions face starvation as world warms, say scientists
Millions of people could become destitute in Africa and Asia as staple foods more than double in price by 2050 as a result of extreme temperatures, floods and droughts that will transform the way the world farms
13 April 2013Huffington Post: Tyson Foods Pays $4 Million To Settle Complaint Over Worker Exposure To Ammonia
Meat processor Tyson Foods has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over allegations that the company violated safety regulations at facilities in the Midwest.
10 April 2013BBC News: Horsemeat scandal: Dutch recall 50,000 tonnes of meat
Dutch authorities have recalled some 50,000 tonnes of meat sold as beef across Europe, over fears that it may contain horsemeat.
04 April 2013BBC News: WHO confirms five deaths from China bird flu
The World Health Organization says there have now been five deaths in China from a new bird flu virus.
04 April 2013Guardian: Rivers of blood: the dead pigs rotting in China's water supply
Shanghai's drinking water is under threat after 16,000 diseased pig carcasses are found in tributaries of the Huangpu river.
13 March 2013Globaltimes.cn: Pig pollution shows urgent need to ensure water quality
The country is reeling over news that thousands of floating dead pigs have been found in the Huangpu River, which runs straight through the center of Shanghai and is one of the primary water sources for the city's 23 million inhabitants.
10 March 2013BusinessWeek: Shanghai Finds 900 Dead Pigs Dumped in Water Source
Shanghai found more than 900 dead pigs in the main river that provides drinking water for the city’s residents, according to the official Xinhua News Agency.
07 March 2013BBC News: Processed meat 'early death' link
Sausages, ham, bacon and other processed meats appear to increase the risk of dying young, a study of half a million people across Europe suggests.
05 March 2013Guardian: The FAO must do more to promote food as a basic human right
Should the UN's leading food security agency prioritise helping countries boost their agricultural production with subsidised chemical fertiliser, or promote ecological farming practices?
26 February 2013New Scientist: Chinese pig farms breed drug-resistant bacteria
Half of all pigs live in China – and well over half of them eat feed laced with antibiotic "growth promoters". Now Chinese and US researchers have found that this practice is spawning a tide of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
26 February 2013CBS Baltimore: Lawmakers Propose Meat Antibiotics Labeling
A group of Maryland lawmakers wants meat labels to list antibiotics given to animals while they were raised.
27 February 2013BBC News: Germany investigates organic egg 'fraud'
German authorities are investigating allegations of fraud over the mislabelling of eggs as organic. The northern state of Lower Saxony has launched an investigation into allegations that 150 farms had mislabelled their eggs.
19 February 2013Washington Post: Mexican government says bird flu outbreak hits 582,000 chickens in central Mexico
Mexico’s animal health agency says a bird flu outbreak at seven farms in central Mexico has affected as many as 582,000 chickens.
17 February 2013Avaaz: What's in my burger? An unappetising list from pink slime to steroids
Even if the idea of getting horse in your frozen lasagna doesn't put you off your lunch, it should at least get us wondering about what's really in our food. The short answer? It's ugly.
16 February 2013Guardian: Horsemeat scandal: 'we will never know how many have eaten horse'
Testing can't identify how many unknowingly ate illicit meat, concedes FSA chief, as hospitals move to assess all food suppliers
15 February 2013BBC News: Britain's changing meat buying habits
The horsemeat scandal has shown how complex the UK's meat supply chain has become, and it also highlights how little retailers and customers alike know what is actually going into the food that we eat.
31 January 2013Scientists race to $1m prize for inventing in vitro chicken | Metro News
It is not just the personal health impact of frequent meat consumption, or even the welfare of animals, that is cause for concern. It is the environmental damage. Fortunately, scientists may have found a solution: artificial meat.
25 January 2013Farming UK: EU adopts 'modern and flexible' farm policy
EU farm policy reform must distribute funding more fairly and make 'greening' measures flexible while cutting red tape said the EU Agriculture Committee as it moved forward with its draft CAP proposals.
24 January 2013Guardian: To stop hunger, it's not enough to change policy; we must challenge power
The IF campaign has laudable aims, but real change will only come from tackling unfair trade and the financial sector's power
24 January 2013BBC News - Antibiotic 'apocalypse' warning
The rise in drug resistant infections is comparable to the threat of global warming, according to the chief medical officer for England [Raw says: the overuse of antibiotics in factory farming is contributing to this problem]