Monday, October 14, 2019
The problem of food waste has become front and center for consumers and companies alike. Just last week, a study in PLOS ONE revealed that U.S. consumers waste an astonishing 1 pound of food per person per day. In...
In a new report from environmental group Friends of the Earth, the safety and sustainability of lab-grown and genetically engineered animal replacement products are brought into question — and concludes that there’s not enough data to provide answers. Here are...
One of the issues around food waste is the byproducts produced in making certain foods. Often these leftovers end up in landfills. Now, more companies are finding ways to use byproducts to create new food or other products, which...
Climate change is a double-edged sword for the food industry: agriculture both contributes to and is affected by climate change. And the numbers show it. In 2015, 9% of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions came from agriculture alone. These...
As part of its Energy Transition for Green Growth act, France has become the first country in the world to set a timer ticking on plastic cups, plates, and utensils. Some organizations in Europe already plan to challenge the ban....
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today issued updated information on food product labeling, including new guidance aimed at reducing food waste through encouraging food manufacturers and retailers...
AB InBev is now accepting applications for startup incubator 100+ Accelerator. The beer mogul, already laser-focused on significantly reducing water consumption and eventually sourcing 100% of their energy from renewables, is launching the incubator to help fund movers and...
The war is over between nutrition and taste. Researchers at Oregon State University have patented dulse, a translucent, red strain of seaweed. So far it's been farmed and fed to Abalone. Now, says Chris Langdon of OSU, there may...
General Mills announced today that it has signed a 15-year agreement with Renewable Energy Systems to help fund the construction of a wind energy project in Texas. The project will help the food company meet its goal of reducing greenhouse...
Mars announced yesterday that it will invest approximately $1 billion in its Sustainable in a Generation Plan. That plan includes efforts to fight climate change as well as tackle social challenges. The company has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions...

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