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Sustainability Matters: October 31, 2014

Ashley Kosiak

Ashley Kosiak

October 31, 2014


Americans eat more shrimp than any other seafood, but due to significant mislabeling, it may be harder than you think to buy sustainably. [Mother Jones]

The Environmental Working Group’s Food Scores online database allows consumers to check grocery store items for nutritional content, ingredients, processing, and other information. [NY Times]

Wondering where to find a sustainably-raised turkey for Thanksgiving dinner? Check out this guide and order now, before they're all "gobbled" up. [Ecocentric]

Cities across the country are making it more difficult for organizations to feed the homeless, usually by introducing new measures regarding the use of public property or new food safety regulations. [NPR]

Farming communities in Ethiopia have “regreened” 224,000 hectares of land, pledging to restore fifteen million hectares of degraded land by 2030. [Treehugger]

Corn, coffee and chocolate are just a few crops we might lose due to climate change. [The Guardian]