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Kenya's agritech startups aim to bridge food deficit

A handful of home-grown agritech startups are working to help Kenya's farmers grow more crops.

Kenya's agritech startups aim to bridge food deficit

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Asia’s chocolate bonanza spurs quest for locally grown beans

Cocoa bean supplies from Indonesia, Asia's top processor, have fallen due to ageing trees and crop disease.

Asia’s chocolate bonanza spurs quest for locally grown beans

Latin America

Mexico Cuisine: Edible insects growing in popularity

For most people in Mexico, eating bugs has become normal and vendors seem to always have new recipes to offer.

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Good news for chocoholics

A bumper cocoa harvest is in store following heavy rains, farmers say.

Good news for chocolate lovers

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Fire at Kansas facility may affect five percent of US beef market

Fire-damaged Tyson Foods plant processed about 6,000 cattle per day, roughly five percent of the total industry output.

Fire at Kansas facility may affect five percent of US beef market

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A London college bans beef to fight climate change

To reduce its carbon footprint, Goldsmiths at the University of London will no longer sell beef on its campus.

A London college bans beef to fight climate change

AJ Impact

Toxic fish: Is climate change making cod & tuna dangerous to eat?

Harvard scientists say climate change is making fish toxic, and warn that eating tainted fish can cause brain damage.

Toxic fish: Is climate change making cod & tuna dangerous to eat?

India

Hindu man warned for rejecting Muslim delivery driver

Controversy after businessman in Madhya Pradesh state cancels his Zomato order since 'a non-Hindu rider' was assigned.

India: Police warn Hindu man for rejecting Muslim Zomato driver

AJ Impact

Beyond Meat's sales are soaring, but its investors are nervous

After a successful IPO in May, the company's stock fell more than 10 percent after announcing a second stock offering.

Beyond Meat's sales are soaring, but its investors are nervous

Counting the Cost

Trillion-dollar lunar bounty: The scramble to return to the moon

We explore India's plans to probe the moon, discuss the rise in world hunger, and look at the Muslim fashion industry.

Health

Are influencers' flat-belly teas endangering fans?

The Stream takes a look at the controversial world of celebrity endorsements, and whether regulation of such online marketing is needed.

Are influencers' flat-belly teas endangering fans?

Food

Two billion people without access to healthy food: UN

About 25 percent of the world's population now struggles to eat 'safe, nutritious and sufficient food', UN report says.

Two billion people without access to healthy food: UN

101 East

Australia's Vegan Fight

101 East follows Australia's animal rights activists as they go head-to-head with the country's farmers.

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Swine fever in China poses big risk to food markets, report says

Outbreak of fatal pig disease is a major problem for agricultural markets, with pork-supply volatility continuing.

Swine fever in China poses big risk to food markets, report says

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American Pork: Trump's trade war causes swine surplus

The US Department of Agriculture says the country's hog and pig inventories hit its highest level since 1943.

American Pork: Trump's trade war causes swine surplus