Flowers, Fresh Fish and Movies: China Is Spending Again, Cautiously
A market in Nanjing, China, that sells fresh meat, produce, fish and other perishable goods on Thursday. The outlook for the world’s second largest economy is brighter as consumer spending picked up after “zero Covid” was lifted. But scars remain from the harsh pandemic restrictions. In downtown…#nanjing #lunarnewyear #infiniti #edithxu #shanghai #statecouncil #yingyongxiang #renxuejie #wuhan #yili (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother, 54, claims she'd have never spotted her cancer without tucking into an Asda meat feast pizza
EXCLUSIVE: Janette Schofield, of Oldham, Greater Manchester was left in 'excruciating' pain after checking on the pizza in the oven (pictured, holding one of the Asda pizza's recently). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plant-based Rebellyous is raising millions to ‘rethink the nugget’
Rebellyous, a startup that’s striving to build “a better chicken,” has raised at least $20 million in fresh funding, TechCrunch has learned. Based in Seattle, the venture-backed company calls its production tech the “most advanced plant-based meat manufacturing system on the planet.” Rebellyous…#seattle #owengunden #mikemiller #tinameredith #impossiblefoods #rebellyous (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brew classifieds: Week of Jan. 30
The wackiest headlines from the week as they would appear in a Classifieds section... Careers DELI SLICERS WANTED: As part of its turnaround plan, Subway wants to start slicing its meat in front of customers to give them a “better perception of seeing the nice, fluffy meat,” according to CEO John…#classifieds #subway #johnchidsey #chelsea #premierleague #spanish #italian #brazil #jairbolsonaro #florida (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Higher education conference debates ongoing pay dispute
UNISON’s higher education activists met in Newcastle yesterday, for their first in-person conference since the onset of the pandemic. With workers experiencing “the worst cost of living crisis in 30 years”, pay was at the heart of their debates. Since 2009, pay for higher education (HE) staff has lost around 28% of its value, as a result of below inflation rises year on year. Soaring inflation in 2022 brought this situation to crisis point, leaving members in HE facing real hardship. The union remains in dispute over 2022/23 pay, after the University and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) imposed a 3% pay increase...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 3, 2023 Category: Food Science Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article News 2023 National Higher Education Conference higher education pay Source Type: news

Beyond Meat Hires Marketing Executive, Revamps Strategy
Beyond Meat Inc. is revamping its retail sales strategy to center on five major grocers and hiring a new marketing executive as part of an effort to reinvigorate the plant-based food maker’s business. The California-based company is orienting its retail business around Kroger Co., Walmart Inc.,…#beyondmeatinc #krogerco #walmartinc #costcowholesalecorp #wholefoodsmarket (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sandwich chain Subway's sales climb as turnaround takes hold ahead of potential sale
Sandwich chain Subway's sales climb as turnaround takes hold ahead of potential sale CNBC Subway hopes new meat slicers will boost sales after record 2022 CNN Subway to Add Thousands of Restaurants Outside the U.S. The Wall Street Journal Subway Exceeds Global Sales Projections in 2022 QSR magazine#sandwich #subway #qsr (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2.6MILLION lbs of canned sausages and meat recalled across US
Conagra Brands, based in Fort Madison, Iowa, is recalling 2,581,816 cans over the defects. Brands whose products were recalled include Goya, Kroger and Great Value. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Conagra Brands recalls nearly 2.6 million pounds of canned meat and poultry
Conagra Brands has recalled almost 2.6 million pounds of canned meat and poultry products because of a packaging defect that may have caused the food to get contaminated, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday. The meat and poultry products recalled were produced between Dec. 12,…#conagrabrands #usda (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The growing importance of the EA
Discussion highlighted the key role of the EA in meeting the UK’s climate obligations and emphasised that a well-resourced agency should be something all parties can agree on in order to ensure the country maintains an environment that is fit for the future, as well as being prepared in the event of flooding and other environmental disasters. Within this discussion, the need for higher pay was recognised as key for the EA to be able to operate. Pay in the EA However, while the agency is now a fourth emergency service, staff have been underpaid and undervalued by the government for over a decade. The attendees heard that ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 1, 2023 Category: Food Science Authors: Simon Jackson Tags: Article Environment environment agency Environment agency strike Source Type: news

First Look at B ōm, New York City’s $325 Meat Tasting Counter
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Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USDA Launches Cattle-Sales Database to Check Meat Giants ’ Power
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Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Universities Aren ’ t Getting Enough Funding to Tackle Agriculture ’ s Climate Impact
One of the most overlooked sources of carbon emissions comes from the food we eat. In the United States, greenhouse gasses from agriculture make up 11% of total emissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Slightly more than half of that comes from farming and land clearing. The rest comes from the meat and dairy industry, largely in the form of methane from cattle burps and nitrous oxide from animal manure treatments, both of which are even more effective at warming the earth in the short term than CO2. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] Yet, compared to other high emitting sectors, such as tran...
Source: TIME: Science - January 31, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized climate change Climate Is Everything Food & Agriculture healthscienceclimate Londontime overnight Source Type: news

Unions join forces for Environment Agency strike next week  
Thousands of Environment Agency employees belonging to UNISON and Prospect are to take strike action next week in the growing dispute about pay, say the unions today (Tuesday). Staff working in river inspection, flood forecasting, coastal risk management and pollution control will stage a 12-hour strike on Wednesday (8 February) starting at 7am. In addition, for 12 hours either side of the walkout, Environment Agency employees will escalate their ongoing work to rule by withdrawing from incident response rotas, say the unions. This action short of a strike starts at 7pm on Tuesday, and kicks in again immediately at the e...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 31, 2023 Category: Food Science Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release environment agency Source Type: news

Tesco to make big changes to stores, affecting 2,100 jobs
Tesco has announced a shake-up of its shop management in large UK stores along with the closure of its remaining meat, fish and hot deli counters, affecting 2,100 jobs. The UK’s biggest grocer said it had started rolling out a new management structure in 350 of its smaller superstores over the…#tesco #extra #tescos #welwyngardencity #miltonkeynes #jasontarry #ireland (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news