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RETHINK YOUR INTAKE FOR A HEALTHIER LIFE

SOCIAL MEDIA : DATA NEVER SLEEPS

IMAGES FROM HONEY GOLD MANGO CONFERENCE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

En route to Perth, Western Australia - Honey Gold growers and Pinata Farms crew - for our Honey Gold Mango Conference 2014.











Honey Gold Conference 2014 attendees touch down in Perth for the first day of our Honey Gold Mango Conference at the Crown Casino. 



Joining the Pinata team are our Honey Gold mango growers, wholesalers and retailers for three days of everything Honey Gold. 


More updates coming - conference runs until Friday.

#mangoes




Honey Gold Mango Conference 2014 Day 1-2


Updated 9 hours ago



We've already covered a lot of ground at the Honey Gold Mango Conference in Perth ... 40 delegates and three days to talk Honey Gold. 



So far we've visited the Gibson and Sullivan farms at Carnarvon, listened to some great sessions and are visiting some Perth retailers this afternoon. 

On the agenda tomorrow - an early start at Perth's central produce markets, followed by more sessions.




#mangoes












Pinata Farms' key account manager, Rebecca Scurr, left, catches up with north Queensland gr…

GRAFFITI ART IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

El arte dominicano se manifiesta de diferentes maneras, he aquí una muestra. 



Creación de Gabriel Abreu. Gabz Lpa HD, graffiti dominicano. @gabzlpa.



 La imagen fue grafiteada en una pared ubicada cerca del Estadio Temístocles Metz en la provincia de San Cristóbal.

























HOW THE FDA PLANS TO IMPLEMENT THE FOOD SAFETY AND MODERNIZATION ACT (FSMA)

We’re Reinventing Ourselves to Keep Your Food Safe





Posted on May 2, 2014 by FDA Voice




By: Michael R. Taylor and Howard Sklamberg




Congress enacted the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in response to dramatic changes over the last 25 years in the global food system. 



It grew out of an understanding that foodborne illness is both a significant public health problem and a threat to the economic well-being of the food system. 





And FSMA was embraced by a public whose confidence in the food system was being eroded by a series of foodborne outbreaks.






Michael R. Taylor is FDA’s Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine









The law directs a comprehensive overhaul of our food safety system, using three broad themes:




Advancing Public Health – by focusing on prevention of food safety problems through broad, consistent industry implementation of modern preventive practices.




Leveraging and Collaborating – by working in close collaboration with other government agencies (federal, state, local…

MANGO AMONG TOP PRODUCTS TO CAPTURE MERCURY IN HUMAN BODY

Plan for the Nicaragua Canal ready next month

CARRIERS: 
From lofty ideas to concrete plans. Western companies will present feasibility studies for the Nicaragua Canal before the end of June. The government of Nicaragua is in Europe to attract investors.






BY TOMAS KRISTIANSEN
Published 08.05.14 at 09:11











The plan to build an alternative to the Panama Canal through Nicaragua is changing from a wistful idea, doubted by many, to an actual project that could soon become a reality.










Today ShippingWatch can report that several of the biggest Western infrastructure companies are currently working on feasibility studies aimed at evaluating the central elements necessary in order to realize the colossal project.



 American McKinsey is looking at the finances of the project. 



Australian mining company MEC Mining is reviewing the scope of the digging work through the country's jungle, while British ERM is handling the environmental consequences, and consulting engineers SBE, of Belgium, will present a proposal for the dimensions of the massive wa…