With varying degrees of success, different supplements – including seaweed - have been fed to cattle in an effort to reduce methane emissions. A new product developed by a Swiss firm is achieving positive results.
A massive threat to the US food supply could be hiding beneath the fur of an imported dog. Heartwater is a rickettsial disease that threatens protein food supplies by infecting and killing cattle and other ruminants.
Insects responsible for pollinating human food crops are declining due to modern farming, activists say. Such claims are wrong, says the Genetic Literacy Project, and any insect declines are likely due to urbanization.