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Consumers Already Making the Connection, New SCS Survey Finds
Food Safety and Sustainability

The idea that safety and sustainability in fresh produce supply chains go hand-in-hand is logical. From a bird’s eye viewpoint, sound food safety practices are integral to sustainable and resilient agricultural production systems. Even so, approaching food safety and sustainability in tandem is just now becoming mainstream.

Pollinated crops

Many of our most beloved fresh food crops – almonds, apples, avocados, mangoes, blueberries, and pumpkins, to name a few – depend on pollinators to bear fruit. In addition, pollinators contribute to crops used for livestock forage, biofuels, and fibers. Beyond agriculture, pollinators are essential to our natural ecosystems, responsible for the reproduction of over 85 percent of the world’s flowering plants.

Water Security is Inextricably Linked to Our Climate
world water day

World Water Day (March 22) provides a stark reminder that fresh water is our most precious natural resource.  WWF points out that 1.1 billion people around the globe lack access to clean water, 2.7 billion face water scarcity for at least one month of the year, and 2.4 billion are exposed to waterborne illnesses due to inadequate sanitation. 

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