Presence of Sudan 1 Show Complexity of Food Supply

How complexly interwoven is the world’s food supply chain? More than most people can imagine and more than most business bother to check up on. The apparent presence of a banned carcinogenic dye called “Sudan 1″ in products throughout the UK took over 10 days to be noticed, with fingers pointing in all directions.

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of TriplePundit.com

TriplePundit.com has since grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He was instrumental in the creation of TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years as well as an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.