Sustainability Matters: June 26, 2015


Western grocery chain, Raley’s, is taking steps to tackle our food waste problem. [NPR]


Is buying locally grown produce actually beneficial to our food system? [HuffPost Food]


Sustainable Seafood Week marks a glorious start to the summer. [Edible Manhattan]


British celebrity chef and champion of healthy eating Jamie Oliver, will tax sugary drinks... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: March 27, 2015


Should you feel guilty if you don’t eat breakfast? [Food Politics


Wholesome Wave’s Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program is expanding across the country, helping low-income families get access to fresh produce. [Food Network


The real trouble with GMOs may come from their resistance to herbicides, and what that will mean for the future of the chemicals used on our crops. [Mother Jones


The FDA has approved non-browning GMO apples and potatoes as safe for general consumption. [Modern Farmer... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: August 1, 2014


A French supermarket chain aims to cut food waste by making “ugly” fruits and vegetables fashionable—and it’s working. [Grist]


Representative Rosa DeLaura has introduced a sugar-sweetened beverages tax act, known as the SWEET Act, in an effort to decrease soda consumption and raise funds for programs to combat diet-related disease. [Food Politics]


General Mills has released a new set of climate policies to cut emissions and reduce deforestation. [Mother Jones]


2014 could be the driest year in almost a century for California. Some scientists believe the drought could last for a decade or more,... 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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