Shockproofing Canada: Empty grocer shelves don’t signal food security issues, but there are challenges looming — Financial Post

Bigger problems are expected as the system runs into bottlenecks caused by farm labour shortages and virus outbreaks at processing plants Shockproofing Canada: Empty grocer shelves don’t signal food security issues, but there are challenges looming — Financial Post Continue reading Shockproofing Canada: Empty grocer shelves don’t signal food security issues, but there are challenges looming — Financial Post

Timex Is Making Watches in America Again, and Here’s the First One — TONY88

Timex watches are up there with the Ford Mustang and Budweiser beer as quintessentially American products. Even folks outside the watch world are familiar with the once-popular slogan “Takes a licking and keeps on ticking.” The company is based in Middlebury, CT, and they’ve been around the area since 1854. In a way, they’ve transcended […] via Timex Is Making Watches in America Again, and Here’s the First One — TONY88 Continue reading Timex Is Making Watches in America Again, and Here’s the First One — TONY88

Toys R Us teams up with Target to power online biz — WPIX 11 New York

NEW YORK — The parent company of Toys R Us is turning to a key rival to restart its e-commerce business ahead of the holiday shopping season. Tru Kids Brands is teaming up with discounter Target Corp. to relaunch Toysrus.com, according to a joint release. The site, which launched Tuesday, features product reviews and videos… Toys R Us teams up with Target to power online biz — WPIX 11 New York Continue reading Toys R Us teams up with Target to power online biz — WPIX 11 New York

Kuwaiti, Saudi officials discuss resuming Neutral Zone oil production – KUNA — Financial Post

CAIRO — OPEC members Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have discussed resuming oil production in jointly operated fields in the Saudi–Kuwaiti Neutral Zone, Kuwaiti state news agency KUNA said on Wednesday. Read More via Kuwaiti, Saudi officials discuss resuming Neutral Zone oil production – KUNA — Financial Post Continue reading Kuwaiti, Saudi officials discuss resuming Neutral Zone oil production – KUNA — Financial Post

[Int’l] India Differentiates Synthetics Imports — HKJE

India has introduced an import classification code solely for lab-grown rough diamonds, enabling the industry to keep better watch of synthetics entering the country. The government has separated the Indian Trade Clarification (ITC) code for rough synthetic gemstones into diamonds and non-diamonds, the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) reported last week. The move will […] via [Int’l] India Differentiates Synthetics Imports — HKJE Continue reading [Int’l] India Differentiates Synthetics Imports — HKJE

Pigs of the world are facing the biggest animal disease outbreak in history – a food tank — News Directory

A highly contagious virus is spreading across Asia, infecting over a million pigs. The disease is affecting global pig and pigmeat trade and a a threat to global food security. The African Pig Fever (ASF) virus extends between animals through direct contact or tick vectors, and very stable in meat products and the environment. This […] via Pigs of the world are facing the biggest animal disease outbreak in history – a food tank — News Directory Continue reading Pigs of the world are facing the biggest animal disease outbreak in history – a food tank — News Directory