Harmful fishing subsidies – ‘Government funding often keeps unprofitable fishing fleets at sea’ – Foodlog

Harmful fishing subsidies Government funding often keeps unprofitable fishing

As the only organization that can draft global agreements to curb harmful subsidies, the World Trade Organization WTO has the power to regulate fisheries subsidies. Negotiations on this are now at a crucial stage. Governments have subsidized their fleets for centuries for a variety of reasons: food security, pressure from industry lobbies, or simply national … Read more

Did you know that having lots of toys for children is harmful for them?

Did you know that having lots of toys for children

This time living desk: We usually give toys as gifts to children on birthdays or special occasions. In addition, throughout the year, parents buy a variety of toys for their children. Naturally, a large number of toys are stored for children. In the United States, a 2- to 12-year-old has a toy worth more than … Read more

Smart and sustainable food packaging keeps harmful microbes at bay

Journal Reference: Zeynep Aytac, Jie Xu, Suresh Kumar Raman Pillai, Brian D. Eitzer, Tao Xu, Nachiket Vaze, Kee Woei Ng, Jason C. White, Mary B. Chan-Park, Yaguang Luo, Philip Demokritou. Enzyme- and Relative Humidity-Responsive Antimicrobial Fibers for Active Food Packaging. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2021; 13 (42): 50298 DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c12319 The waterproof food packaging … Read more

Specific components of air pollution identified as more harmful than others

Journal Reference: Pierre Masselot, Francesco Sera, Rochelle Schneider, Haidong Kan, Éric Lavigne, Massimo Stafoggia, Aurelio Tobias, Hong Chen, Richard T. Burnett, Joel Schwartz, Antonella Zanobetti, Michelle L. Bell, Bing-Yu Chen, Yue-Liang Leon Guo, Martina S. Ragettli, Ana Maria Vicedo-Cabrera, Christofer Åström, Bertil Forsberg, Carmen Íñiguez, Rebecca M. Garland, Noah Scovronick, Joana Madureira, Baltazar Nunes, César … Read more