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Monthly report: August 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 126 influencers like AgFunder and Food Tank, discussing hashtags such as #culturedmeat , #cellularagriculture and #biotech.
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A Recap of the FDA’s Public Meeting on Foods Produced Using Animal Cell Culture Technology

On Jul 17, 2018
@NewHarvestOrg shared
RT @Biodesigned: Congrats @NewHarvestOrg on helping make great strides in the realm of Cellular Agriculture! https://t.co/mw59eQJNl6
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The New Harvest team travelled to D.C. last week, to participate in the FDA’s much-anticipated public meeting on Foods Produced Using…

medium.com
On Jul 17, 2018
@NewHarvestOrg shared
RT @Biodesigned: Congrats @NewHarvestOrg on helping make great strides in the realm of Cellular Agriculture! https://t.co/mw59eQJNl6
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A Recap of the FDA’s Public Meeting on Foods Produced Using Animal Cell Culture Technology

The New Harvest team travelled to D.C. last week, to participate in the FDA’s much-anticipated public meeting on Foods Produced Using…

Dishonest Pricing Schemes Perpetuate Harmful Farming Systems

On Jul 18, 2018
@foodtank shared
RT @DriscollMark: “Food that causes damage to public health is more profitable for producers and appears more affordable for consumers than food which is preserving natural capital.” https://t.co/07cOydbncT via @foodtank
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Discussions on organic food, valuing sustainability, and local diets with Patrick Holden of the Sustainable Food Trust.

foodtank.com
On Jul 18, 2018
@foodtank shared
RT @DriscollMark: “Food that causes damage to public health is more profitable for producers and appears more affordable for consumers than food which is preserving natural capital.” https://t.co/07cOydbncT via @foodtank
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Dishonest Pricing Schemes Perpetuate Harmful Farming Systems

Discussions on organic food, valuing sustainability, and local diets with Patrick Holden of the Sustainable Food Trust.

How Australia's meat industry plans to flood post-Brexit Britain with products banned in EU

On Aug 6, 2018
@the_ecologist shared
Will Brexit mean hormone beef being served in schools and hospitals, sold in sandwiches and curries? The Australian meat industry certainly hopes so. This is about more than consumer choice. It's about protecting people from potentially carcinogenic food. https://t.co/peTeNO3sgE
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Exclusive: Campaigners and farmers concerned by removal of 'technical barriers' to trade with Australia that could cause influx of lower quality products

www.independent.co.uk
On Aug 6, 2018
@the_ecologist shared
Will Brexit mean hormone beef being served in schools and hospitals, sold in sandwiches and curries? The Australian meat industry certainly hopes so. This is about more than consumer choice. It's about protecting people from potentially carcinogenic food. https://t.co/peTeNO3sgE
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How Australia's meat industry plans to flood post-Brexit Britain with products banned in EU

Exclusive: Campaigners and farmers concerned by removal of 'technical barriers' to trade with Australia that could cause influx of lower quality products

Women’s cooperatives boost agriculture and savings in rural Ethiopia

On Aug 28, 2018
@gatesfoundation shared
Women’s cooperatives are helping women in Ethiopia: 🚜🌾 Improve harvests 💵 Boost earnings 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Support their families ⚤ Promote equality https://t.co/5XSoNWm8Xe
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Through women’s cooperatives, a joint UN programme provides training in agricultural techniques, improved seeds and time-saving machinery, while also granting loans and encouraging saving.

www.unwomen.org
On Aug 28, 2018
@gatesfoundation shared
Women’s cooperatives are helping women in Ethiopia: 🚜🌾 Improve harvests 💵 Boost earnings 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Support their families ⚤ Promote equality https://t.co/5XSoNWm8Xe
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Women’s cooperatives boost agriculture and savings in rural Ethiopia

Through women’s cooperatives, a joint UN programme provides training in agricultural techniques, improved seeds and time-saving machinery, while also granting loans and encouraging saving.

UK farmers allowed to take more water from rivers as heatwave continues

On Aug 1, 2018
@guardianeco shared
UK farmers allowed to take more water from rivers as heatwave continues https://t.co/zKP6gXf2T5
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Environment secretary holds drought summit with farmers to address series issues of crop failure and lack of fodder for animals

www.theguardian.com
On Aug 1, 2018
@guardianeco shared
UK farmers allowed to take more water from rivers as heatwave continues https://t.co/zKP6gXf2T5
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UK farmers allowed to take more water from rivers as heatwave continues

Environment secretary holds drought summit with farmers to address series issues of crop failure and lack of fodder for animals

Why Back to the Roots Inked a Historic Partnership with Nature’s Path to Bring Organic Cereals to Every School in America

On Aug 19, 2018
@foodtechconnect shared
How @BacktotheRoots is brining organic cereal to every school in America https://t.co/4vvreBRjb9 https://t.co/wr3oGqTuhu
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Back to the Roots explains why it entered a licensing deal with Nature's Path and how they plan to scale their organic cereal line to schools nationwide.

foodtechconnect.com
On Aug 19, 2018
@foodtechconnect shared
How @BacktotheRoots is brining organic cereal to every school in America https://t.co/4vvreBRjb9 https://t.co/wr3oGqTuhu
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Why Back to the Roots Inked a Historic Partnership with Nature’s Path to Bring Organic Cereals to Every School in America

Back to the Roots explains why it entered a licensing deal with Nature's Path and how they plan to scale their organic cereal line to schools nationwide.

From fake meat to sharing leftovers, these start-ups are changing how we eat

On Aug 12, 2018
@AgFunder shared
From fake meat to sharing leftovers, these start-ups are changing how we eat https://t.co/11dKeGpzzC https://t.co/tExlWw2MDF
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When you think of food tech, your mind immediately goes to the fast food delivery apps that have changed the scene like JustEat, Deliveroo and Uber Eats. But tech’s impact on the food scene is more than just food delivery.  ...

www.standard.co.uk
On Aug 12, 2018
@AgFunder shared
From fake meat to sharing leftovers, these start-ups are changing how we eat https://t.co/11dKeGpzzC https://t.co/tExlWw2MDF
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From fake meat to sharing leftovers, these start-ups are changing how we eat

When you think of food tech, your mind immediately goes to the fast food delivery apps that have changed the scene like JustEat, Deliveroo and Uber Eats. But tech’s impact on the food scene ...

Food, Farming and Countryside Commission

On Aug 21, 2018
@FarmingFutures shared
RT @FFC_Commission: Here’s a great opportunity to have your say about what matters to you in the food we eat, the way we farm and how we use our countryside. We have four questions for you. Answer on your own or get a group together and make a video! #FFCCathome More info: https://t.co/nOdfvovoxn https://t.co/08mKYwLP7X
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The Commission is asking you to join the conversation and submit your ideas to be part of our research

www.thersa.org
On Aug 21, 2018
@FarmingFutures shared
RT @FFC_Commission: Here’s a great opportunity to have your say about what matters to you in the food we eat, the way we farm and how we use our countryside. We have four questions for you. Answer on your own or get a group together and make a video! #FFCCathome More info: https://t.co/nOdfvovoxn https://t.co/08mKYwLP7X
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Food, Farming and Countryside Commission

The Commission is asking you to join the conversation and submit your ideas to be part of our research

Top Influencers

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Online VC platform investing in #foodtech and #agtech to transform our food system; $34M+ in deals since 2014; Press: NYT, FT, WSJ, TechCrunch @500Startups alum

Follow 19.0k Followers

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Join Food Tank today, because together we'll change the food system! @DaniNierenberg, President. Sign-Up: https://t.co/uVb9OzynCy

Follow 194.0k Followers

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The 501(c)(3) non-profit accelerating the science of #cellularagriculture to reinvent the way we make animal products - without animals. Tweets by @erinheejoon

Follow 3.7k Followers

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Site of record for food tech and innovation. Events, research, job board, more. Newsletter: https://t.co/tAVW8IQOv9 Managed by @dhgisme + @nina_meijers

Follow 34.9k Followers

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We support economic justice for the family-scale farming community – partnered with consumers – backing ecologically produced local, organic and authentic food.

Follow 52.9k Followers

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A global voice for the Sustainable Food Movement, founded by Patrick Holden. Discussing the transition to a sustainable food future and True Cost Accounting.

Follow 19.9k Followers

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News and comment on the world's most important environmental stories

Follow 407.3k Followers

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Daily news source about the U.S. food system. James Beard Foundation Publication of the Year. Support independent media, subscribe: https://t.co/J7iWhIAY8E

Follow 85.1k Followers

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Advancing solutions for a just & sustainable world. Join our Annual #Bioneers Conference: Oct 20-22, 2017.

Follow 21.3k Followers

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Driving large-scale change by investing in, connecting, & celebrating social entrepreneurs & innovators dedicated to solving the world’s most pressing problems

Follow 482.5k Followers

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Links, Ideas and Conversation from the TreeHugger hive mind, the latest in modern green.

Follow 357.7k Followers

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@FoodTank Founder and President. Email me: [email protected] Join the fight for a better food system: https://t.co/uVb9OzynCy

Follow 236.8k Followers

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#HIV/#AIDS & #Nutrition, @WFP; @JohnsHopkinsSPH; #climatechange #health #gender #youth Views are my own https://t.co/68CizgVqEh …

Follow 119.6k Followers

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The Ecologist - setting the environmental agenda since 1970. Now part of The Resurgence Trust charity - environment, social justice, activism & ethical living.

Follow 131.6k Followers

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We work to help all people lead healthy, productive lives, focused on health, poverty, and opportunity. Bill & Melinda's Annual Letter https://t.co/LlsvCoWlTI

Follow 1.8M Followers

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Share information, advice and views on farming and climate change in the UK.

Follow 18.6k Followers

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Farming First is a global coalition calling on world leaders to increase agricultural output in a sustainable and socially responsible manner.

Follow 45.7k Followers

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Cultivating conversation about sustainable food. GRACE is also home to: https://t.co/SZf5z4EJcA, https://t.co/xYjeY5bilE & https://t.co/eSTMXaE3Ts

Follow 49.6k Followers

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#TurnYourNoseUp at factory pig farms! Watch the video, post a selfie & share with your friends! For more information, visit: https://t.co/HNeUhjrHJb

Follow 9.6k Followers

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The Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food is an interdisciplinary research programme at @UniofOxford, @oxmartinschool. Director: Prof. Charles Godfray.

Follow 4.8k Followers