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Sustainability Matters: October 17, 2014

Ashley Kosiak

Ashley Kosiak

October 17, 2014

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Whole Foods has launched a rating program for fruits, vegetables, and flowers to measure the quality of farming practice. [Grist]

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new generation of GMO corn and soybeans, angering environmentalists. [NPR]

Disease and Nutrition: JBF Leadership Award winner Marion Nestle’s thoughts on the food politics of Ebola. [Food Politics]

McDonald’s announces a new campaign that aims for greater transparency and engagement with the public. [Civil Eats]

Despite the growing popularity of environmentally-friendly meat alternatives, global meat consumption is still on the rise. [The Guardian]

Food waste is a global problem, but the point in the supply chain where most food is wasted varies depending on where you live. [Treehugger]