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Why Climate Change May Affect the Foods We Eat

A new study led by the Harvard School of Public Health finds that crops which provide dietary zinc and iron to a big…
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From Singapore to Argentina, Cities Get Serious About Local Food

Urban farming innovations aim for scale as authorities plan for long-term resilience in supply chains.
Farm worker sifts corn kernels at his home in Central America

Making the Food Trade Work for All

Monday is Cesar Chavez Day, a time to think about who our food comes from, the challenges they face and how an approach…
Palm Oil Harvesting

Kellogg’s Pledges to Track Palm Oil Through Its Supply Chain

Kellogg's recently announced a new commitment to only purchasing palm oil that can be traced back to suppliers certified to protect forests and…
Long John Silvers

Long John Silver’s Hoists Jolly Roger for Sustainable Seafood

A new set of ads from Long John Silver's raise the Jolly Roger in honor of sustainable food and more environmentally sound eating,…
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Redefining Fresh? Subway Removes a Chemical From Its Bread After Public Outcry

Subway recently announced that it will remove Azodicarbonamide, a chemical used in yoga mats, shoe rubber and synthetic leather, from its bread. While…
Corn Syrup

Even Corn Syrup Officials Call Attempted HFCS Rebranding “Dishonest and Sneaky”

New documents show the Corn Refiners Association thought the rebranding of high fructose corn syrup as "corn sugar" was a bit of a…

The New Way to Support Small Food Businesses

Slow Money's second Gatheround event provided the opportunity for local food enthusiasts to engage with sustainable food thought-leaders.

7 Trends That Could Make or Break Southeast Asia

Ivana Gazibara, Forum for the Future's Head of Southeast Asia takes us through 7 mega trends and what their impact could be in…

Can We Feed 9.6 Billion by 2050?

Hunger is the most pressing issue we face, especially considering one out of every eight people in the world today suffers from chronic…
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The Domino Effect: Studying the Environmental Consequences of our Lifestyles

Everything, from our clothes to our houses, comes from the environment. You may not notice it, but your everyday actions significantly affect the…

EPA Attacks Honeybee Colony Collapse with New Safety Standards

In response to an unprecedented decline in bee populations, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released new pesticide labels that forbid the use…

New York Picks Greek Yogurt Over Clean Water

New York relaxes regulations for factory farms to meet Greek yogurt demand, putting the state's water supply in danger of contamination.

Is Liquid Food Replacement “Soylent” the Future of Food?

Soylent is a liquid food replacement made from “broken-down multivitamins, raw elements like potassium and magnesium purchased from lab supply stores, and olive…
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New Standards for School Vending Machines Provide More Than Healthy Snacks

New USDA standards for food and beverage sold in school vending machines that were prepared in collaboration with the food industry bring to…