Researchers at Tufts University have developed a novel nutrient profiling system called Food Compass, but like most similar rankings, there are problems.
Food apps are, at best, inaccurate, biased, and nonsensical. At worst, they are harmful and lead to eating disorders and cause people to waste safe foods.
Few things are more intimate to our individual selves and to our societal framework as is food. The system in America is a complicated tangle of producers, distributors, retailers, and other stakeholders whose voices carry varying degrees of volume and authority in the conversation around what we grow and consume. I would not relish being […]
From the organic industry scaring people over non-organic foods to social media influencers making false claims, food shaming is a popular marketing tactic.
Cargill has signed a binding agreement to acquire Diamond V, a leading global provider of innovative natural solutions and technologies that improve animal health, animal performance, and food safety. This acquisition, which follows Cargill’s recent investment in Delacon, the global leader in natural, plant-based phytogenic additives, will give Cargill market-leading participation in the $20 billion […]
Often during calving season, we may see weak calves — possibly unable to stand, or lacking the energy to nurse. With assistance from the producer, such as helping the calf nurse or providing it with another source of colostrum, and taking the calf to a warmer place (pickup cab, barn, or calf heater), the calf […]
Farm Babe Michelle Miller has heard many rumours about livestock nutrition and wanted to set the record straight.