The Case for Sourcing Beef from the Amazon

McDonald’s caught heat for its decision to once again source beef from some Amazon-based ranches in Brazil. The reversal, coming 27 years after the fast food giant said no to Amazon beef, deserves a closer look.

‘Super Grass’ from Denmark May Reduce Emissions from Cattle

Researchers at a university in Denmark say they are close to developing a variety of grass species that are easier for cattle to digest. The result could be a decrease in methane emissions, as well as improved dairy and meat production.

Ripple, a New Kind of Plant-Based Milk

Despite an abundance of choices, it’s still hard to find plant-based milks without loads of added sugars that still have the protein levels comparable to an animal-derived milk.
At the 2016 SXSW Eco conference, we learned about a new brand, Ripple Foods, which was created in hopes of disrupting these norms.