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Sustainability Matters: May 22, 2015

Maggie Borden

Maggie Borden

May 22, 2015


School districts in six major cities have announced they are swapping Styrofoam lunch trays for compostable plates. [Mother Jones

Activist groups are protesting labor and ingredient sourcing policies in advance of McDonald’s annual shareholder meeting. [NPR

Whole Foods is known for helping food artisans achieve mainstream success, but those companies may have to make substantial changes to stay on the shelves. [WSJ

The FDA has put forth a new proposal to increase transparency around the use of antibiotics on industrial farms. [NPR

Avian flu is ravaging the poultry industry, but strangely sparing backyard flocks. [Mother Jones

Egg-laying hens form the bulk of the flu-stricken birds, driving egg prices up as producers scramble to meet demand. [MUNCHIES