food chain


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(ecology) a community of organisms where each member is eaten in turn by another member

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That's because they were at the bottom of the investing food chain.
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The Food Chain Partnership exemplifies our commitment to sustainable agriculture, food safety, and food security at Bayer, said Mathias Kremer, Member of the Executive Committee at the Crop Science Division of Bayer, responsible for Crop Strategies and Portfolio Management.
Critique: An impressively researched, profusely documented, and articulate expose of one of the major and pervasive health hazards to the health and well-being of virtually everyone, "Our Daily Poison: From Pesticides to Packaging, How Chemicals Have Contaminated the Food Chain and Are Making Us Sick" is ably translated into English by Allison Schein and lara Vergnaud, should be considered a critically important addition to both community and academic library collections.
The statement read: "The racing industry takes every possible course of action to ensure that horses, fatally injured on a racecourse, cannot enter the food chain.
She said bute could cause cancer in humans, and claimed Con-Dem cuts to inspections at abbatoirs could make it easier for it to get into our food chain.
Ms Creagh said: "I am in receipt of evidence showing that several horses slaughtered in UK abattoirs last year tested positive for phenylbutazone, or bute, a drug which causes cancer in humans and is banned from the human food chain.
We eat everything in this food chain, except plankton and sunlight.
Improving the integrity of the food chain, making certain that food is traceable, safe to eat, high quality and genuine, requires new diagnostic tools, the implementation of novel information systems and input from all food chain participants.
Eurostat explains that the food chain usually starts on the farm, within the agricultural sector, where some of the products are already processed.
News of the Food Chain Network comes as the OECD published figures on food price inflation, which suggests food prices in the UK are rising two-and-a-half times faster than in other OECD countries.
It confirmed meat from a second bull, Parable, had entered the food chain.
A FARMER whose bull entered the food chain, despite being the offspring of a cloned cow, has insisted he had done nothing wrong.
The rest of the energy is passed on as food to the next level of the food chain.
An increasing focus on prevention has spurred interest in a food chain approach, which aims to control all steps in the food chain from production to consumption.