The nonprofit foundation As You Sow tested 42 chocolate products for lead and cadmium, and found that 26 of them (62 percent) have lead and/or cadmium in levels that violate California’s Proposition 65 law.
Author: Gina-Marie Cheeseman
A coalition of environmental groups and farmers are trying to stay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s October 2014 decision to approve Enlist Duo, a powerful new herbicide.
Inditex, Zara’s parent company, recently announced that angora products will no longer be sold at its 6,500 stores, due to pressure from animal rights activists.
In the words of a recent report, “Climate change is an urgent and growing threat to our national security, contributing to increased natural disasters, refugee flows, and conflicts over basic resources like food and water.”
A Fort Worth suburb recently passed an ordinance requiring homeowners to get permission to install rooftop solar systems. But it has agreed to “revisit” the legislation after resident petitions.
Royal Dutch Shell, the multinational oil and gas company known by most as Shell, is supporting a shareholder resolution requiring the company to recognize climate change risks.
Wilmar International Ltd., the largest palm oil producer in the world, is the first industry player to make its palm oil supply chain transparent via an online platform. The online dashboard, which went live last week, maps all of the company’s palm oil mill suppliers in Indonesia and Malaysia.
The Sonoma County Winegrape Commission (SCWC) is determined to protect and preserve the region’s wine industry, the organization asserted in its first sustainability report released this month.
Offshore wind could provide twice the amount of jobs and energy as offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean, a new report by Oceana finds.
Chipotle is serious about upholding its Food With Integrity program. It’s so serious that on Tuesday, the fast food chain suspended a pork supplier for violating the company’s standards — leaving a third of its restaurants without pork.
New York City is joining a slew of California cities that have banned foam packaging. Known as expanded polystyrene (EPS), foam packaging can’t be used by food service establishments, stores and manufacturers on and after July 1, 2015.