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Commentary & Opinion
Commentary & Opinion
December 15, 2015 Can we eat meat and still save the environment?Source: CS Monitor
Estimates on greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and the global food production system looks grim for the future. However, there might be a way to keep the meat and help lower emissions.
December 14, 2015 Chipotle: The Long Defeat Of Doing Nothing WellSource: Forbes
The title of this article, which was inspired by a line from poet John Masefield, seems apt: Chipotle, the once-popular Mexican restaurant chain, is experiencing a well-deserved downward spiral.
December 10, 2015 What in the world is happening to ChipotleSource: Washington Post
Last month, Chipotle closed 43 restaurants in Washington and Oregon after health authorities linked an E. coli outbreak to six restaurants in the area. The announcement came as a shock to adoring fans of the fast-food company —...
November 16, 2015 Food Poisoning Cases Should Result in More DisclosureSource: Food Safety News
When public health officials identify a supplier of food that is later found to have sickened 50 people, that supplier should be publicly identified. People in the community deserve to know who may have been responsible — not so...
November 3, 2015 Don't Be Scared of Frankenfoods
Teen Ink - With that out of the way, let's do some science. Gregory Jaffe's article Straight Talk on Genetically Engineered Foods, published by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, or CSPI, summarizes how genetic...
Source: Food Safety News
Reusable containers for the transport packaging of food have been used around the world for generations. Billions of reusable packaging products are used each year in North America alone to safely transport fresh and nutritious...
October 22, 2015 If science is good for climate change, why not for GMOs?Source: Green Biz
We have an important battle going in our society: the conflict between science and emotion — facts vs. fabrications and nuance vs. simplicity. When I started working in the field of sustainability, I thought science was...
October 19, 2015 How will we feed 9 billion people in 2050?Source: Reuters
On paper, we produce enough food to feed our current population of 7 billion. Yet an estimated 805 million people go to bed hungry each night, and hidden hunger – or micronutrient deficiency – affects an additional 2 billion.
September 24, 2015 Guilty Verdict Puts Food Safety Responsibility Where It BelongsSource: Food Safety
Guilty! The perpetrator of the 2008-09 Salmonella outbreak, Stewart Parnell of the Peanut Corporation of America, just received a 28-year sentence for knowingly distributing Salmonella-containing peanuts. The familiar refrain...
September 22, 2015 Is geoengineering contributing to global crop failure'
Natural News - The United Nations' (UN) î??Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî?? (IPCC) openly referred to geoengineering in a 2013 report, noting that stratospheric aerosols are used to produce artificial...
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