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The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) monitors and certifies gold mining operations via vis their use of cyanide.
From the Web site:
"The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) was established for the purpose of administering the "International Cyanide Management Code For The Manufacture, Transport and Use of Cyanide in the Production of Gold", and to develop and provide information on responsible cyanide management practices and other factors related to cyanide use in the gold mining industry.

ICMI's primary responsibilities are to administer the International Cyanide Management Code for gold mining, promote the Cyanide Code's adoption and implementation, evaluate its implementation, manage the certification process and to make information on the safe management practices for cyanide widely available."

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This database shows how food types, such as grains, fruits & vegetables and oils, go to waste before reaching human consumers.

For instance, fruits & vegetables are most likely to go to waste (44% is lost), but most of the lost occurs after the foodstuff leaves the field. But much is lost during the growing phase, unlike fishing or oil and bean production, where very little is lost during growing, or grains where lesser amounts are lost during growing. The information comes from a 2011 United Nations study.

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