There’s more to this story than just calorie, fat and sodium accounting. Here are four lessons we can learn from last week’s news.
Category: Food & Agriculture
Let’s be honest: You’ll probably spend half the weekend on social media anyhow. So, why not learn something in the process? With this in mind, this week we rounded up 10 thought-provoking quotes from our recent Twitter chats. Read, get inspired and RT away!
Choosing organic and local over conventional products may not always decrease the main greenhouse gas emissions coming from the food that we eat.
On Tuesday the U.S. National Labor Relations Board found that McDonald’s is a joint employer with its franchisees and can be held accountable for the franchisee’s poor labor practices.
On July 1, 2014, Bell Aquaculture held the grand opening event for the Bell Farms Aqua Feed mill located in central Indiana USA. Over 300 fish farmers, government officials and industry experts attended the event held on site at Bell Farms in Albany, Indiana. Watch 16 interviews and speeches here.
The FTC proceeding could impact the way McDonald’s — and other multinational franchises — compete in the Latin American market, and the outcomes deserve attention.
It’s always tricky to ask: Why now? But, as recent research shows, not asking may prove even more costly. To get your mind going this Friday afternoon, we gathered up five reasons businesses should care about climate change — not tomorrow, not next year, but right in the here and now.
Save the Children and partners Breakthrough, Pratham and the IKEA Foundation announced the €7 million second phase of their program to combat child labor and promote education in cotton communities in India.
We’ve seen trust in business continue to drop radically. Yes, it seems unfair that business gets targeted, but is it really that unfair? Do business show true leadership on these issues, or do they dance around the tough challenges?
You may have noticed things getting a little fishy here at Triple Pundit over the past few months, as we dive into the environmental and social impact of the seafood industry in an in-depth series. In case you’re pressed for time (it is Friday after all), this list will give you the need-to-know facts and trends in the burgeoning sustainable seafood movement. Give it a read, and impress your friends at the oyster bar happy hour after work.
Out of all animal proteins, fish has the most favorable feed conversion ratio (FCR). Beef, for example, requires 7 kilograms of feed to gain 1 kilogram of weight, while fish can be closer to a one-to-one ratio. However, when it comes to aquaculture, the topic of feed is a bit more controversial–especially when it comes to farming carnivorous species. But Bell Aquaculture is hoping to change all that with innovations in locally sourced, plant-based fish feed.
Today, TriplePundit hosted a Google Chat with Verlasso Salmon about their push for responsible aquaculture worldwide. Watch the video interview here!
Bell Aquaculture demonstrates how engineered fisheries can bring back local traditions that are threatened by the collapse of natural fisheries.
Triple Pundit paid a visit to Redkey, Indiana to check out Bell Aquaculture, a company aiming to redefine fish farming as an ecologically sound solution to humanity’s growing demand for seafood.