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Sustainability Matters: February 20, 2015

Maggie Borden

Maggie Borden

February 20, 2015


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