Sustainability Matters: May 29, 2015


Cricket protein bars might be a growing trend, but researchers argue we need to make bugs a lot tastier before entomophagy goes mainstream. [NPR


The Trade Promotion Authority act has passed the Senate: should you be concerned? [Food Politics


A new study suggests noise pollution could lead to weight gain. [MUNCHIES

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Sustainability Matters: January 30, 2015


Maple water, the latest trendy health beveragecould actually be a boon for environmentalists. [Civil Eats


Schools across the country are experimenting with offering lunch via food trucks instead of the typical cafeteria line. [Food Network


Large meat packers, facing PR and export concerns, are refusing to use Zilmax, a cattle weight-gain drug that the FDA says is legal. [... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: December 19, 2014


Asian carp are destroying aquatic ecosystems across the country. Here’s what actions are being taken to stop them, and what’s happening to the fish once caught. [Modern Farmer]


The World Food Program warns that infrastructure issues caused by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa could lead to food shortages in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. [NY Times]


Nutrition experts are pushing the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans to include notes on the way our food choices affect the environment. Congress is fighting the addition with a concerned congressional directive. [Grist]


Aquaponics, in-house composting, and reusable home delivery containers are a just a few ways restaurants... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: December 12, 2014


The last large palm oil business has joined the no-deforestation pledge. The next step is to make sure these pledges are implemented. [Grist]


New concerns about BPA arise as a new study discovers that the chemical can seep into beverages stored in cans or plastic bottles, raising blood pressure within hours. [NYT]


Not sure what to get your sustainability-minded friends for the holidays? Check out this green gift guide. [Ecocentric]


Congress is using the appropriations process to include provisions in nutrition standards for WIC, school meals, and more. [... Read more >

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