2021-01-19 21:06:10| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
Trade bill vote rejects Lords amendment giving MPs greater scrutiny of trade dealsMinisters will be able to approve the import of animal and agricultural products of a lower standard than currently permitted in the UK, after attempts to amend the trade bill failed.The government has repeatedly vowed not to allow the import of chlorinated chicken and hormone-treated beef, but has refused to sign those pledges into law. Continue reading...
2021-01-15 22:48:34| Chicago Tribune news - Business
Grocery startup Forty Acres plans to open near a section of Austin that was considered a food desert even before one of the areas only full-service grocery stores closed in December. The move is part of a broader effort to attract Black entrepreneurs to a stretch of Chicago Avenue dubbed the Soul City Corridor.
2021-01-15 16:39:40| The Economic Times
Over the years the government has made the procurement system robust by increasing the procurement centres by 50%. In future the procurement will further improve with new technology and transparency in the system, food minister Piyush Goyal had said on Thursday while addressing the 57th foundation day of Food Corporation of India, the apex grain procurement and distribution agency.
2021-01-13 18:37:52| BBC News | Business | World Edition
More red tape after the EU trade deal will raise food and manufacturing costs, business groups tell MPs.
2021-01-12 23:29:09| Chicago Tribune news - Business
As COVID-19 vaccinations roll out, worker advocates are calling for food production, warehouse and temporary workers to be prioritized for inoculation.