Sustainability Matters: November 6, 2015


The California Department of Public Health has issued a warning against eating any Dungeness crab caught along the coast, due to deadly levels of acid in their flesh. [SF Gate


Detroit may soon be home to one of the nation’s largest urban farms. [Modern Farmer


Facing a pork shortage, Chipotle’s strong “no antibiotics” stance is becoming a little more complicated. [NPR


It’s a bad week for burrito chains: a typhoid outbreak in Colorado has been linked to a Qdoba. [FWF

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Sustainability Matters: October 9, 2015


A look into the long battle for healthy school lunch, and the fights that lie ahead. [Modern Farmer


Talk about endless refills: an NYC coffee shop runs on a membership model, giving members unlimited coffee and tea for $25 a month. [NYT


Support local business by buying these products from mom and pop grocers. [The Kitchn


A former USDA researcher has bred a type of grape that could ease labor demand in the raisin industry. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: June 9, 2015


It's a soup! No, it's a popsicle! Actually, if you're in Shanghai, it's both. [Food52


The Jersey Sloppy Joe trades ground beef and a bun for coleslaw and rye. [Serious Eats


International working conditions and supply chain standards are on the docket for this week's G-7 summit. [NYT


Edible fruit and vegetable sprays could help prolong produce shelf-life, and cut down on food waste. [MUNCHIES


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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: May 15, 2015


An Israeli company is developing a sugar substitute that aims to cure our collective sweet tooth. [MUNCHIES]


If history is any indication, the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement could have significant consequences on the health and diet of its partner nations. [NPR


Top toques and Silicon Valley will collide at Bite, a... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: April 24, 2015


Kraft au natural: the company’s iconic Mac & Cheese will soon be free of artificial dyes and preservatives. [Eater


Vermont’s new GMO labeling rules will go into effect on July 1, but the state is already facing legal challenges from science and food industry lobbies. [Food Politics


New studies published in Nature add fuel to the fire that pesticide use is decimating bee populations. [NPR


Blue Bell Ice Cream has been forced to recall all of its products after Listeria was found in several factories. [... Read more >

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