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Sustainability Matters: February 20, 2015

Maggie Borden

February 20, 2015

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Thailand is one of the major suppliers of shrimp for the U.S., but new revelations about its labor practices mean we may be trading human rights abuses for low prices. [Politics of the Plate

Readers respond to the recent New York Times exposé on the caloric content of Chipotle burritos. [NYT

An Australian beekeeper has invented a honey "tap" that avoids direct interaction with the hive, opening up the possibility for safer urban beekeeping. [Grubstreet

Nestle USA has announced it is removing artificial flavors and colorings from all of its chocolate candy by the end of 2015. [NPR

Keurig has promised to make all k-cups recyclable by 2020, but there are a few companies who currently offer renewable pods for single-serve fanatics. [Grist]

We all want milk from happy cows, and one company is making bovine waterbeds for precisely that reason. [Modern Farmer