Food & Agriculture
Three top grocery chains, including the two largest in the U.S., announced that they will switch to cage-free eggs by 2025. Is this the tipping point that makes battery cage operations unviable?
A study released last week by UCLA found that commonly-used pesticides, which are known to be harmful, can be even worse when mixed, as is commonly done in farms all across California.
The CEO of Monsanto explains how his company is using high- and low-tech soil management to reduce carbon emissions. Want to put a bug in his ear? Read on to find out how.
The United Kingdom-based NGO Forum for the Future recently launched the Protein Challenge 2040, a coalition that aims to bring together the global food industry, environmental groups and health organizations to ensure that both the production and consumption of protein worldwide will shift toward a more sustainable path.
With local farmers garnering celebrity status its important to not lose sight of the fact that farming is hard and wrought with challenges. How these celebrities maneuver the world of agriculture and bring their products to market is examined by an industry insider who hopes that we ensure their are no limits to local.
Consumer demand for sustainable food products has reached unprecedented levels in recent years, boosting loyalty to brand values, rather than to brands. Sustainable sourcing will strengthen your brand and build a sustainably-savvy customer base, which is highly loyal to its value equation.
DineEquity, the company that manages IHOP and Applebee’s franchises, has been hit with yet again with litigation over alleged labor code violations — this time in Southern California.
Seventy percent of the earth’s fresh water goes toward agriculture production. Cotton sucks up about 3 percent of this, which is pretty significant, especially for a non-food crop. How can we cut those numbers down to size?
Watering pots designed by GrowOya are a water-efficiency answer to the question of how to keep that garden growing while maintaining a busy schedule and, of course, doing all of this sustainably.
We believe everyone deserves a seat at the table when it comes to solving climate change. Actually, we NEED everyone at the table if we’re going to solve global challenges and nourish 9 billion people in a warming world. And we don’t believe in bogeymen.
The Environmental Defense Fund and Walmart are touting a decade of partnership that has resulted in large-scale sustainability progress, with lessons for other businesses.