Horns of a Dilemma
Today’s horns of a dilemma (to be posted every week): Average GDP growth 2013-’17 for following African countries: Ghana—6.08%, Ivory Coast: 11%, Cameroon-5.41%, and Nigeria-2.81% but GHG emissions were higher, 1990-2012: Ghana—23.02%; Ivory Coast—11.99%; Nigeria—60.49%; and Cameroon—12.37%Continue reading
FoodOnline Highlights GFSF Summit November 18, 2018
Upcoming Education Global Food Safety Forum 6th Annual Summit: Managing Global Supply Chains In New Trading Environment November 18 to 20, 2018 | ZhongJian Building, Beijing, P.R. China GFSF, a not-for-profit organization founded and managed worldwide by GIC Group, is hosting its 6th annual summit for the promotion of global food safety and exchange […]Continue reading
Rescue Falling US Farm Commodity Prices with CCC?
Evidently, there is serious consideration underway to bring the Commodity Credit Corporation to the rescue of falling US farm commodity prices, especially soybeans. The remedy is designed to be a buffer when there is a slack in demand. But there is no slack due to lower disposable income; there’s just an emerging trade war. So […]Continue reading
White House Reorganization Proposal — Good News/Bad News
Yesterday’s White House reorganization proposal may be a good news/ bad news story. In the abstract, it may make sense to have a single Food Safety Agency within USDA. The potential drawbacks, however, could compound regulatory confusion more than resolve it. “We’ll be monitoring the issue,” said Nick Herrmann, GIC Director of Business Development, “but […]Continue reading