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2023
FAO

Agrifood systems are a significant source of employment and livelihoods for women – often more so than for men. This report analyses the sources of inequality that constrain women’s participation, well-being and empowerment in the sector. It describes policies and approaches that have supported gender equality, and how women’s equal participation in agrifood system...

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2021
FAO

Meat inspection faces challenges in detecting and controlling emerging hazards, such as food-borne pathogens and chemical contaminants. This guide presents approaches to inspection and advocates for the acceptance of an evidence-based system.

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25/05/2023
FAO

The report explores eighteen drivers of agrifood systems, depicts four different scenarios for the future of agrifood systems, and highlights key “triggers” and strategic options for their transformation.

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25/05/2023
FAO

This report explores 18 drivers of agrifood systems; depicts four different scenarios for the future of agrifood systems; and highlights key triggers for their transformation.

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Book/Monograph
25/05/2023
FAO

Microplastics are environmental pollutants that are widely present and can accumulate in organisms across the food web. This review sheds light on the effects of microplastics on the gut microbiome and the potential health implications thereof. It also highlights research gaps, including the need for standardized definitions and reference materials.

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25/05/2023
FAO

This review highlights the effects of pesticide residues on the human gut microbiome and the potential implications for human health, including non-communicable diseases. It analyses the evidence linking pesticide residues with the gut microbiome and human health overall. It also evaluates the potential use of the microbiome data reported in these studies for risk ...

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25/05/2023
FAO

Veterinary drugs administered to treat and prevent diseases in food-producing animals may remain present in residual amounts in food products, particularly if drugs are not used as approved or if clearance periods are not followed. This review evaluates current knowledge about the effects of veterinary drug residues on the gut microbiome and assesses the scientific...

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