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Fishery Regulation

Ocean products are some of the most stringently regulated in the agricultural/aqua-cultural arena.  There remains adequate inquiry into farmed fish and shellfish industries.   The restrictions addressing over fishing are our next challenge.

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New Poultry Operations Should Improve

With the inclusion of drugs, hormones, disinfectants, pesticides, herbicides, etc., coming to the fore of concern regarding the drawbacks of factory farmed meats, we now concern ourselves with production methods.  The image featured duplicates the vision of massive poultry raising operations which large corporations find are most profitable.  Traces of toxins, hormones and a myriad of other unwanted ingredients may ...

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International Disease Control Collaboration

The cooperation of Africans is lively when it comes to their new-found importance in the global food-security arena. Many previously undervalued lands are finding international attention as food provision resources.   Our struggle – keep the playing field level  in making new land agreements equitable for developing country inhabitants as well as the opportunity for public-private partnerships.

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Spirit of Collaboration – Ethiopia

Ministry staff were elegant during the interruption of my visits and inquiries.   Why? – they are enthusiastic about sharing the insights of proven agricultural  strengths, experiments in new methods and making their own inquiries.  They were very interested in global trends and perceptions about the future of Ethiopia’s  ascenton and the global perception of their country and Africa on the whole.

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Ethiopia Vaccines for all of Africa?

The Democratic Republic of Congo uses Ethiopian produced vaccines and vaccine mediums for their own production.  Illustration of partnerships and connections which are important for international interest in the continent and fusing African economies into synergistic relationships.

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Chinese Food Containment Materials

Below is an article addressing a topic about which many people have curiosity. What are the standards of food containment materials and how may they differ from US or EU standards?   Although there are a number of good provisions of safety and sanitary practices in-place, there are also shortcomings.   Remaining in doubt are screenings for toxins from what ...

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Precocious Puberty – our diet?

Padded bras for kindergarten girls with growing breasts to make them more comfortable? Sixteen percent of U.S. girls experiencing breast development by the age of 7? Thirty percent by the age of 8? Clearly something is affecting the hormones of U.S. girls–a phenomenon also seen in other developed countries. Girls in poorer countries seem to be spared–until they move to developed ...

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