What We're Reading: March 04, 2015


French vintners are torn over the topic of pesticide use. [NYT


Beyond roasting: chefs offer alternative takes on winter squash. [Serious Eats


Save yourself the stomach trouble by keeping an eye out for these most common sources of food poising. [The Atlantic


Have you heard of Baijiu? It’s the world’s most consumed liquor, and it’s finally making its way to the U.S. [Eater


Impress your Anglophilic friends with this recipe for classic British tea cakes. [... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: January 23, 2015


The FAO is calling for a "paradigm shift" toward sustainable food across the globe. [UN]


The development of nanopesticides could mean less overall pesticide use in the U.S. [Grist<]


A restaurant in Iran coated entirely with salt is cleaning the polluted air. [TreeHugger]


How wings, thighs, and ground chicken could be more contaminated than the whole bird. [NPR]


The impact of politics on the Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone and Louisiana farmers. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: November 18, 2014


Move aside ketchup, blueberries are coming for the condiment crown. [Eater

The history of the traditional Southern Thanksgiving. [Serious Eats

The environmental benefits of the clean plate club. [NPR


Could you live in a world without chocolate? [Fox News

Enter the mind of Nordic icon Magnus Nilsson. [FR

Embrace your inner Winnie-... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: July 11, 2014


A new comprehensive study finds that organic produce is significantly higher in antioxidants, and lower in toxic materials, than their conventional counterparts. Researchers say the additional antioxidants are nutritionally equivalent to eating an extra one to two portions of fruits and vegetables each day. [The Guardian]


From salmon to scallops: 10 things you didn’t know about the U.S. seafood market. [Civil Eats]


The Peanut Corporation of America insists the U.S. government dismiss its case against organization executives related to last year’s salmonella outbreak due to “egregious” requests for disclosure documents. [Food Politics]... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: June 6, 2014


States struggle with inadequate infrastructure to reach their goals of recycling food waste. [WSJ]


NYC revives the fight for a soda size cap, and this time it’s going all the way to the State Supreme Court. [Bloomberg]


Moms Across America takes on Monsanto over the potential dangers of Roundup. [Reuters]


Donkey milk production is on the... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: March 21, 2014


A new Oceana report lists nine "dirty" U.S. fisheries blamed for hundreds of millions of pounds of bycatch each year. [Food Safety News]


Scientists find that chemicals used in agricultural pesticides and food products could cause in utero neurological damage. [The Atlantic]


Celebrate with cheese: new research reveals that there is no consistent link between saturated fat intake and heart disease. [NPR]


Are floating farms the future of food production? [Modern Farmer]... Read more >

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