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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What We're Reading: June 30, 2014

Scientists suggest that insects could be the key to solving world hunger. [Science Daily]


Can we hack our way to a better food system? [Civil Eats]


The Union of Concerned Scientists has released a new report on the food industry’s sugar-coating of the sweetener’s negative health effects. [UCS]


With cod being overfished... Read more >

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Daily Digest: May 7, 2014

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Looking for the best technique for brewing iced coffee? Consider the "Japanese method." [SE]


Vermont is poised to be the first state to pass a GMO labeling law. [Bloomberg]


An Australian company is going to parachute grilled cheese sandwiches into New York City. [USA Today]


In Sicily, organic cooperatives strive to make Mafia-free food more widely available. [NPR]


Major soda companies plan to omit... Read more >

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Daily Digest: April 17, 2014


Could kosher certification convince more people to eat insects? The makers of these cricket-based protein bars hope so. [NY Mag]


Through the Open Source Seed Initiative, farmers and producers can plant crops without fear of violating intellectual property laws. [NPR]


A new fast-food hybrid: fried-chicken-nugget pizzas from Dominos. [LAT]


Meanwhile, Arizona Diamondback fans can enjoy all 3000-calories of this bacon-wrapped, cheddar-filled corn dog. [... Read more >

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