Sustainability Matters: September 25, 2015


Crop diversity in the U.S. is now lower than it was in 1978. [Modern Farmer


The FDA is ramping up their push to include added sugars in the new nutrition label. [WaPo


Nature vs. nurture: a handful of companies in the U.S. are trying to breed a tastier cricket. [The Atlantic


A new study suggests eating more fish could help prevent depression. [TIME


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What We're Reading: July 13, 2015


You don’t have to take a trip to the ballpark to have soft pretzels and beer cheese. [Food52


According to the CDC, four out of five Americans are not eating enough fruits and vegetables. [International Business Times


Obama may have opinions on guacamole, but he’s far from the first president to face a food-related scandal. [NY Magazine


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Sustainability Matters: June 19, 2015


New research from the University of Iowa suggests that salt consumption can actually mitigate the amount of fat absorbed in digestion. [MUNCHIES


A new video has serviced showing animal cruelty at a California poultry producer which is certified by the American Humane Association. [Mother Jones


Workers for a major Washington berry producer are pushing to unionize and improve labor conditions. [NPR


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What We're Reading: June 18, 2015


From Fribble to Frosty: the frozen drinks that quench our ice cream thirst. [Bon Appétit


New research suggests dark chocolate could replace your afternoon cup of joe. [Food Network


Maximize your market haul with these tips. [Food52


Dip into the past with a visit to the Moorhead, Minnesota Dairy Queen. [Serious Eats

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Sustainability Matters: May 29, 2015


Cricket protein bars might be a growing trend, but researchers argue we need to make bugs a lot tastier before entomophagy goes mainstream. [NPR


The Trade Promotion Authority act has passed the Senate: should you be concerned? [Food Politics


A new study suggests noise pollution could lead to weight gain. [MUNCHIES

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Sustainability Matters: April 17, 2015


Americans are officially spending more on dining out than on their groceries. [Bloomberg


Killing with kindness: the FDA slaps KIND bars with violations of its labeling laws. [NPR


McDonald’s franchisees aren’t lovin' it: the fast food giant faces a sizable backlash from its franchise operators. [Mother Jones


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What We're Reading: April 16, 2015


Explore the wide variety of American sandwichdom. [NYT


Should the FDA need to approve additives in our food? [NPR


Eating alone can be fun, we promise. [HuffPo


A guide to the hottest wine bars around the country. [Bon Appétit


Take a look at the latest design trends for our favorite room in the house: the kitchen. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: April 15, 2015


Don’t buy seedless: why you should be saving your watermelon seeds. [HuffPo


Start your spring cleaning regimen by purging your pantry. [The Kitchn


First cider, now brandy: American distilleries are taking on the French eau de vie. [NPR


Despite the FDA’s attempts to restrict antibiotic use in livestock, frightening new data reveals that applications have only grown. [Mother Jones


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Sustainability Matters: April 10, 2015


An argument against making almonds the drought scapegoat. [Grist


A new Youtube app targeted at kids is airing commercials that wouldn’t be allowed on children’s television. [WaPo


In the wake of consumer water restrictions, California farmers insist they’ve started to cut back on their water usage. [NPR


A Big Mac a day keeps the doctor nearby: the Physicians... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: January 30, 2015


Maple water, the latest trendy health beveragecould actually be a boon for environmentalists. [Civil Eats


Schools across the country are experimenting with offering lunch via food trucks instead of the typical cafeteria line. [Food Network


Large meat packers, facing PR and export concerns, are refusing to use Zilmax, a cattle weight-gain drug that the FDA says is legal. [... Read more >

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