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Applegate Kicks Off National Hot Dog Month With Animal Welfare Certified Franks

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BRIDGEWATER, N.J., July 8, 2019 /3BL Media/  July is National Hot Dog Month and with Americans set to down 150 million of them on Independence Day alone, Applegate, the producer of the nation’s leading natural and organic meat brand, announced that its iconic The Cleaner Wiener™ hot dogs will carry a premier mark of higher animal welfare standards: the Global Animal Partnership (GAP) seal.

Bees Help Grow Over 35 Percent of Our Food Crops. Meet the Woman Trying to Save Them.

Beth Robertson-Martin and General Mills are working to protect pollinators—and our food supply.
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By Jane Black

One June day in 2014, Beth Robertson-Martin found herself standing on a dirt road dividing two California tomato fields. On one side sat a farm that was nothing more than a 300-acre carpet of dried-out dirt. "It looked like a scene from Mad Max," she remembers. "Everything was dead." On the other side was a 6-foot-tall hedgerow, a tangle of white-blossomed milkweed, sunflowers and elderberry bushes that General Mills had planted alongside the tomatoes to create a habitat for bees, butterflies and other pollinators.

Soil4Climate: To Meat or Not To Meat?

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To meat or not to meat? That is the question. Recent innovations in lab-grown meats seem to be making non-meat burgers and tacos a tastier option than they have ever been. But are these products too good to be true? And are non-meat alternatives always more ecologically responsible than actual meat? This week’s guests on Sea Change Radio have some thoughts on the matter. We speak with the co-founders of Soil4Climate, Seth Itzkan and Karl Thidemann, about the mission of their organization.

General Mills Brings Pollinator Conservation, Education to Brazil

By Daniel Teles
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Did you know that bee extinction could end life on earth? Without pollination from bees, the world’s food production would be completely compromised and negatively impact the ecosystem, agriculture and food production for humans.

VIDEO | Environment: Smithfield Foods Sustainability Report

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Smithfield Foods is reducing its environmental footprint while expanding operations to feed the world’s growing population.

A Nature-Based Approach to Climate Change

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The Wellness Economy is one of the biggest industries today as many are looking for solutions to manage health and well-being. Pollution, manufactured goods, and other pressures are among some of the factors driving people to consider simpler, more natural options. Those same stresses are also impacting the health of the planet – so why not invest in the same type of care for the environment?

Bayer Animal Health and Nutreco Sign Global Research and Development Collaboration Agreement

Collaboration to focus on driving novel technologies and applications for animal health and nutrition
Press Release

MONHEIM, Germany, May 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bayer Animal Health GmbH and Nutreco have signed a global research and development collaboration agreement to drive the development of novel technologies and applications for the animal health and animal nutrition industries. 

Thought Leaders Emphasize Cattle Health and Well-Being for the Sustainable Development of the Beef Industry

More than 220 cattle professionals engage over key topics of parasite control, bovine respiratory disease, reproduction, digital innovation and well-being at the 2nd Bayer International Beef Symposium
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MONHEIM, Germany & RIBEIRÃO PRETO, Brazil, April 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bayer brought together global thought leaders in beef cattle health and management to share the latest in research and innovation at its 2nd International Beef Symposium in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil from 31st March to 2nd April. 

General Mills Brands Join to Improve Farming From the Ground Up

by Megan Amrich
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This article series is sponsored by General Mills and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Can macaroni and cheese really revolutionize farming? What about beef jerky or frozen peas? If they are the result of brands combining their resources to promote regenerative agricultural practices, the answer could be yes.

Healing Nora: How Johnson & Johnson Helped an Injured Polar Bear

For International Polar Bear Day, we're sharing the heartwarming story of a plucky and beloved bear who benefited from a company donation of medical supplies for a challenging surgery.
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By Linda Lombardi

Nora the polar bear is just 3 years old, but she has already faced a host of challenges.

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