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7 Tips for Compelling Communications About Sustainable Agriculture

Big changes are taking place in the agriculture industry, as some of the world’s largest brands increase their focus on having a positive social, economic and environmental impact, while continuing to grow and produce the food that millions have made a part of their daily lives.

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Nonprofits Sue General Mills Over ‘Natural’ Label Claims

Three nonprofit organizations think products labeled as ‘natural’ shouldn’t contain ingredients like the herbicide glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup. And they’re making their position known.

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U.S. Foodservice Companies Dish Out Sketchy Seafood

Foodservice companies supply a wide array of clients, from Disney World to Walmart to the U.S. Congress. So, how are they stacking up when it comes to sourcing sustainable seafood? Not very well, a recent Greenpeace report reveals.

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The Drivers Behind the Cage-Free Egg Movement

Almost 200 U.S. companies, including every major grocery store and fast-food chain, have pledged to transition to cage-free eggs by 2025. What’s driving this trend?

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Study Suggests First Soda Tax in U.S. Is Working

According to the American Journal of Pediatric Health, consumption of sugary drinks in the Bay Area city of 117,000 decreased by 21 percent since the city implemented its soda tax in March 2015.

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Surge in Demand for Avocados Fuels Deforestation in Mexico

The growing demand for avocados has led produce brokers and retailers to look beyond California as a place to cultivate this savory and creamy fruit. It’s reportedly leading to pine forest eradication in Mexico.

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Employee Engagement at Waitrose and Other Supermarkets

Large food retailers often struggle to get their lower level employees to engage with their environmental policy. What can be done to promote a green attitude across a large business? Waitrose provides excellent examples.