Here are some of this week’s top headlines.
Facebook users can now order food from local restaurants using its app.
Food delivery is on the rise, fueling what is now the world’s fourth-most valuable startup: China’s Meituan Dianping.
Blue Apron recently announced its plans to lay off 6 percent of its staff as it approaches its next earnings report.
Sad news came to small farmers when the USDA announced it would withdraw the interim Farmer Fair Practice Rules.
In better ag news, two new innovations were introduced in the field: cultured cannabis for future pharmaceuticals and fish feed produced from microbes fed carbon dioxide.