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August 12, 2019 Vegan food's sustainability claims need to give the full pictureSource: Phys.org
The IPCC special report, Climate Change and Land, released last night, has found a third of the world's greenhouse gas emissions come from the "land": largely farming, food production, land clearing and deforestation.
August 9, 2019 Sustainable cocoa: Tradin Organic’s inaugural report highlights need to “elevate transparency”Source: Food Ingredients First
Tradin Organic has released its first cocoa sustainability report, which summarizes the Netherlands-based ingredient provider’s past milestones and plans for the future. The five primary aspects the company addresses are...
August 9, 2019 To Slow Global Warming, U.N. Warns Agriculture Must ChangeSource: NPR
Humans must drastically alter food production to prevent the most catastrophic effects of global warming, according to a new report from the United Nations panel on climate change.
August 9, 2019 Kraft Heinz's nightmare is far from overSource: CNN Business
Kraft Heinz is a company in crisis. It spent the first half of 2019 embroiled in an accounting scandal. Its CEO resigned. And its sales are in a massive slump as people search for healthier, less-processed foods.
Source: The Guardian
Attempts to solve the climate crisis by cutting carbon emissions from only cars, factories and power plants are doomed to failure, scientists will warn this week.
August 2, 2019 How big data can boost agricultural growthSource: Down To Earth
In agriculture, big data is often viewed as a combination of technology and analytics that can collect and compile novel data and process it in a more useful and timely way to assist decision making.
Nearly a month after spring water from a Haverhill company was found tainted with toxic chemicals, its gallon-sized jugs are still stocked on supermarket shelves across New England, despite a health advisory from state health...
Source: Fox News
Officials with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development first noticed pigs at the Fowlerville Family Fair showing signs of sickness on July 25. The next day, the pigs were confirmed to have swine flu,...
July 26, 2019 Consumer engagement in sustainability is ‘low’: Can an accessible story buck the trend?Source: FoodNavigator
New research from Lumina Intelligence concludes that consumer engagement with sustainability claims is currently ‘low’. But mission-based brands supporting a clear cause could point the way to reversing this trend.
July 24, 2019 Krispy Kreme is redesigning its stores for the first time in a decade and making its menu even more sugarySource: CNN
New York (CNN Business)Sugar might be falling out of favor, but it's the centerpiece of a makeover of Krispy Kreme that includes a new menu and its first store redesign in a decade.
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