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Sustainability Matters: February 6, 2015

Maggie Borden

Maggie Borden

February 06, 2015


The jury’s still out on nutritional differences, but a new study confirms that eating organic produce means less exposure to pesticides. [Civil Eats

What USDA poultry labels actually tell you about your chicken. [Serious Eats

Environmental groups are using satellites to crack down on fishing piracy. [NPR

Stanford University has just launched the Teaching Kitchen @ Stanford, a program geared towards giving college students basic skills for shopping, cooking, and eating healthily. [NPR

Swedish design students have come up with a counter-top radiation scanner for food, which could eventually help revive the agricultural market for Japan’s northern provinces. [Modern Farmer

Temple Grandin weighs in on the controversial video released this week of animal abuse in a British halal slaughterhouse. [MUNCHIES

The NY state attorney general’s office has released a report detailing the lack of oversight of dietary supplements. [NYT