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Yet another alternative meat startup, Memphis Meats, is doubling down on meat products cultivated in the laboratory instead of the factory farm. Its products based on beef, pork and chicken will be available within five years.
Campbell Soup Co. announced that it will now support federal legislation that establishes a standard for GMO labeling. Perhaps even more importantly, Campbell’s says it will withdraw from all organizations that oppose such labeling measures.
Bouqs, based in California, promises to send flowers directly from farms in South America. The easy pricing and farm-to-table business model could disrupt the flower industry.
Nestlé has announced that it will switch to 100 percent cage-free eggs within the U.S. by 2020.
The Kremlin believes that a carrot can be used as a stick when it comes to advancing its geopolitical agenda.
In the Strandzha mountains, on the border between Bulgaria and Turkey, proud, obstinate producers carry on making “kiselo mlyako” (sour milk), a thousand-year-old tradition
Of the 2,400-odd grocery stores that have opened the past four years, less than 10 percent of them are in these so-called food deserts.
Mark Bittman has joined forces with Andy Levitt, the founder of The Purple Carrot, to bring vegan cuisine to more homes.
Dunkin’ Donuts announced this week that it has installed a bio-digester system at a second location in New Jersey.
Chatham House, the London-based independent policy institute, released a report this week that insists reducing meat consumption is crucial if the world is to limit the impacts of climate change in the coming decades.
In a sign of what the future of food will entail, and what is a huge setback for anti-GMO activists, the FDA decided yesterday that genetically modified salmon is as safe to eat, and is just as nutritious, as any wild or farmed Atlantic salmon.
This week Levi’s announced a partnership with Give Back Box allowing customers to ship unwanted clothing in an effort to raise up to $50,000 for Goodwill.