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Sustainability Matters: November 14, 2014

Ashley Kosiak

Ashley Kosiak

November 14, 2014


A paper published in the journal Nature suggests that eating a whole-foods, plant-based diet, limited in meat, refined fat, and sugar, could reduce the climate change impacts associated with food production. [Civil Eats]

The Environmental Working Group has released a sequel to its popular list, the Dirty Dozen, which outlines direct and indirect additives in food: the Dirty Dozen Shoppers' Guide to Pesticides in Produce. [Ecocentric]

The White House delays on signing off on multiple food, nutrition, and environmental bills, leaving their legislative future in question. [Food Politics]

Food giant Unilever is filing a false advertising law suit against the San Francisco start up Hampton Creek for using the term “mayo” and an image of an egg on the container of a mayonnaise-like spread that is free from animal products. [Grist]

Celebrity chefs from around the world gathered in São Paulo, Brazil to discuss culinary traditions and biodiversity. [NPR]

Edible food packaging may be the solution to excessive waste in the food industry, but are consumers ready for it? [Treehugger]