Sustainability Matters: October 3, 2014


Several years after the threat of “colony collapse” to honeybee populations, today’s beekeepers are more concerned about small, persistent hive decimation than mass colony deaths. [NY Times]


Ocean acidification, an effect of climate change, could cause oyster prices to skyrocket as shellfish farms are forced inland. [Grist]


The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have announced that almost ninety percent of school-aged children are getting too much salt in their diets. [Huffington Post]


American and European representatives debate chlorinated chicken in negotiations over the... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: August 22, 2014


Another salmonella scare leads to a national recall of nut butters. [First We Feast


The FDA issues new regulations regarding fish consumption, but mercury levels may still be too high for pregnant women. [Civil Eats]


According to the CDC, nearly half of Americans will have type-2 diabetes in their lifetime. [The Guardian


Germans refuse chickens imported from the U.S. due to our chlorine-bathing practices… [Modern Farmer... Read more >

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What We're Reading: June 16, 2014


The CDC released a list of the healthiest fruits and vegetables, and their number one might surprise you. [Food Republic


A cure for gout just might hold the key to ending the lime shortage. [The Wire]  


A new petition for brewers to disclose their ingredients and methods is causing a stir. [ABC

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