Food & Agriculture
Cotton supports about 250 million people globally. But conventional cotton growing is just not sustainable. We spoke with Anita Chester, head of sustainable raw materials for the C&A Foundation, to find out more.
You’re likely to hear about these top issues in sustainable seafood all year long: seafood’s role on the changing dinner plate, human rights and social issues in the supply chain, the drive toward traceability, and finance for sustainability.
Today, Mondelēz International, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), World Resources Institute (WRI) and TriplePundit came together for a conversation about cross-sector partnerships and their importance post-COP21, at #PartnersNow.
How can smaller-scale, fair-trade suppliers like Guayaki’s yerba mate farmers get the financing they need to meet market demand? Social finance and fair trade leaders are working on solutions to this critical funding gap.
For the food and beverage industry, 2015 was a year of bold commitments. So, as we look to the year ahead, what will 2016 bring? Elisabeth Comere, director of environment and government affairs for Tetra Pak, makes her predictions.
Most of the air pollution in this California region is caused by transportation emissions. So, why is its air district considering regulations for barbecue restaurants?
While its food safety issues have yet to be officially resolved, and may never be, Chipotle boldly asserts it will reboot its staff along with new safety protocols to win back customers.
TransCanada’s lawsuit against the U.S. government — which utilize a dispute mechanism in NAFTA — could be a sign of what’s to come if the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) moves ahead as planned.
Just as Chipotle hired outside food-safety consultants to help improve its food safety, it should turn to outside experts to address this lingering issue, says the CEO of American Humane Association.
Global food purveyors provide for our health and well-being. But all too often the products they sell and the marketing that goes along with them contribute to malnutrition and obesity rather than nourishing our bodies. Read on to see how your favorite conglomerate fares.
If you are going to pick a consumer product to symbolize the social message of your presidential campaign, you can’t go wrong with ice cream. And if Bernie Sanders should win the Democratic candidacy, Ben & Jerry’s will have the flavor picked out for the party.
Campbell Soup Co. announced that it will now support federal legislation that establishes a standard for GMO labeling. Perhaps even more importantly, Campbell’s says it will withdraw from all organizations that oppose such labeling measures.
The BioAg Alliance, a joint venture between Novozymes and Monsanto, seeks to understand the impact that soil microbes have on agricultural productivity. Could they hold the key to a food-secure future?