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    Call for better land management, fair price for agro-produces

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on April 19, 2019

    Ministers along with local and foreign experts on Thursday called for improving land management for its economic use, creating employment for rural youth, and ensuring...

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    World food prices steady in March: FAO

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on April 05, 2019

    World food prices were broadly steady in March, with a jump in dairy prices offset by drops in cereal, vegetable oil and sugar price quotations,...

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    Stop factories producing toxic feeds: HC

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2019

    The High Court Division in a 2nd directive since 2011, on Tuesday directed the government to immediately shut down all the poultry and fish feed...

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    Nestle goes vegan with meat-free burger range

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2019

    Nestle is looking to take a bite of the fast-growing vegan foods market with a range of plant-based burgers, saying its recipes could compete for...

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    Overall subsidy, incentive may go up slightly

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:38am on March 24, 2019

    The overall allocation for subsidy and incentive in the next budget is likely to increase slightly, but subsidy on food may decrease by Tk 104 crore....

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    The state of food

    Farahnaaz Feroz | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    IT IS an undeniable fact that human survival relies on the availability of safe food. When food is contaminated with microorganisms, it, therefore serves as...

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    Govt must keep food chains safe for humans, cattle, poultry

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    CHROMIUM beyond the permissible limit in fodder, as the report of a study that the Institute of Public Health released in February finds, can have...

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    Fodder contaminates animal protein

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:21am on March 09, 2019

    Fodder remains a major contaminant in animal protein as authorities continue to ignore scientific evidences....

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    A new technological revolution in food

    Luke Eastwood | Updated at 12:00am on March 07, 2019

    BACK in 1968 The Population Bomb, by Paul and Anne Ehrlich, created a sensation with its predictions of famine and Malthusian disaster. Ultimately their predictions...

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    Agribusiness is the problem, not the solution

    Jomo Kwame Sundaram | Updated at 12:00am on March 04, 2019

    FOR two centuries, all too many discussions about hunger and resource scarcity has been haunted by the ghost of Parson Thomas MalthusMalthus warned that rising...