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July 23, 2019 Grocery chains make strides in sustainabilitySource: Supermarket News
Within the past week, three large retail grocers — Wegmans Food Markets, H-E-B and Metro Inc. — unveiled new sustainability programs to reduce supermarket waste and protect the environment.
One of the 21st century's greatest challenges is to develop diets that are both sustainable for the planet and good for our bodies.
July 19, 2019 The Rise of Coffee ShamingSource: The Atlantic
Millennials make up less than a quarter of the overall U.S. population, but in 2016, they drank an estimated 44 percent of the nation’s coffee.
July 11, 2019 A small glass of juice or soda a day is linked to increased risk of cancer, study findsSource: CNN
A new study has linked drinking just a small glass of a sugary drink per day -- 100 ml, about a third of a typical can of soda -- to an 18% increase in overall cancer risk and a 22% increase in risk for breast cancer.
Source: Food Safety News
The operators of the fair are “heartbroken” by the June 24 death of 2-year-old Jedidiah King Cabezuela and are continuing to count other E. coli victims. Two were added to the toll by county health officials after the San Diego...
July 10, 2019 New Coke Didn’t Fail. It Was Murdered.Source: Mother Jones
For more than three decades, New Coke has been held up as the bad idea by which all other bad ideas are measured. Do a quick Google search for “the worst idea since New Coke” and you’ll find an encyclopedia of face-palms....
Environment Agency chairwoman Emma Howard Boyd said: "There's no getting away from the fact that performance in 2018 was simply unacceptable." She said the agency would "toughen" its regulation and inspections, with a focus on...
Most dietary supplements do nothing to protect against heart attacks, stroke or deaths from heart disease, and some may even cause harm, according to a newpaper published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Last year, the burger chain switched to fresh beef quarter-pound burgers from frozen at most of its stores in the contiguous United States. That change has led to a 30% spike in sales of quarter pounders on average over the past...
Source: CBS News
New tests reveal popular cereals and snack foods could have potentially harmful levels of the same chemical found in weed killer.
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