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Livestock farming is destroying our planet. It is a major cause of land and water degradation, biodiversity loss, acid rain, coral reef degeneration, deforestation -- and of course, climate change. Plant-based diets, insect farming, lab-grown meat and genetically modified animals have all been proposed as potential solutions. Which is best?...

Here Shmuel Rausnitz writes about his concerns relating to the FDA and foodtech entrepreneur's tendency to oversimplify consumer demands and needs across demographics. @f3techMD  #agritech  #innovation #maryland Source: The FDA and Food Entrepreneurs Need to Better Define the Consumer - AgFunderNews...

A new study in mice reveals why consuming a beverage is usually pleasurable but is not always enough to quench thirst  @f3techMD #innovation #agritech Source: Does Thirst Start in the Mouth or the Gut? - Scientific American...

If we want to eat sustainably, aquaculture has to be part of the conversation  @f3techMD #aquaculture #innovation Source: It's Time to Be Honest about Seafood - Scientific American Blog Network...

If we want to eat sustainably, aquaculture has to be part of the conversation.  @fetechMD #aquaculture #maryland #innovation Source: It's Time to Be Honest about Seafood - Scientific American Blog Network...

Expanding upon the success of its nationally-recognized TechBUZZ platform across the past 8 years - which has now supported more than 400 early-stage tech companies who have received a total of nearly $1 billion in disclosed post-presentation financing - MAVA's SURGE program provides a vetted platform for companies, investors, corporate industry, and researchers to have targeted...

A new analysis of global fishing data has found the world's fishing fleet doubled in size over the 65-years to 2015 but for the amount of effort expended the catch fell more than 80 per cent.  @f3techMD #aquatech #aquaculture #maryland Source: More fishing vessels chasing fewer fish, new study finds -...

The majority of agrifood tech investors are generalist tech investors but there is also a growing number of dedicated funds focused on foodtech and agtech. Here's a list of the top 10 in 2018.  @f3techMD #agritech #maryland #agriculture Source: Who Are the Most Active AgriFood Tech Investors? - AgFunderNews...