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Sustainability Matters: February 7, 2014

Ashley Kosiak

Ashley Kosiak

February 07, 2014


Subway sandwich company will phase out substance found in yoga mats and shoe rubber from its bread dough. [NPR]

Vertical Farming 101: are cities the solution to future food production? [The Guardian]

Maryland lawmakers move to save Chesapeake Bay from poultry farm's toxic by-product. [Grist]

Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack reports that climate change is already hurting farmers due to increasingly severe weather conditions. [HuffPo]

Members of a Chinese technology company are indicted for stealing trade secrets in seed technology. [NYT]

The uproar in Utah over trashed subsidized student lunches is indicative of greater food insecurity issues in schools. [GOOD]