Russian scientists and environmentalists have raised concerns that some food on the grocery shelves could be contaminated with agricultural chemicals. Abnormal bee mortality in Central Russia caused losses close to 1 trillion rubles (USD 5 billion) for farmers over the past few years according to official estimates from the Russian National Union o [...]
Agrochemicals and pesticides as indirect actuators of antimicrobial resistance.Introduction Agriculture is important for a country’s economy. With increasing industrialisation and growing populations, land resources for cultivation are decreasing. Large amounts of chemicals are used worldwide to control pests and weeds and to increase crop yiel [...]
European consumers spent years unknowingly eating eggs contaminated by a banned pesticide. Was it really unpredictable? Could it happen again?Egg production and the economic consequencesGlobal chicken egg production totals approximately 82 million tons per year (Statista.com 2019) with about 8% produced in the European Union (6.9 million tons). Eve [...]
Affidia is a Benefit Company (Società Benefit for the italian law), founded in April 2019. Founder and CEO is Maurizio Paleologo.