Analysts say rising food prices could turn into a business risk

Risk analysts said rising global food prices and shortages of grain and fertilizer caused by the war in Ukraine could lead to more economic turmoil. In some countries, they added, this could lead to disruptions and test the resilience of Western companies in overseas operations in the coming months. “Food insecurity is one of our … Read more

Plastic linked to higher rates of autism

Broadcast date: a week August 5, 2022 Stream/ Download this clip as an MP3 file Scientists, doctors and activists have called for more studies on autism that examine both genes and toxic chemicals. (Photo: The Focal Project, Flickr, CC BY NC 2.0) The CDC reports that 1 in 44 children currently has an autism spectrum … Read more