Archives for Food and consumer products - Page 2
A study reveals that tree species in the U.S. are moving north and west -- suggested a disruption to ecosystems, and businesses, in the future.
SC Johnson says it has found a way to make Ziploc bag recycling far more seamless, which could allow the bags to be included in curbside recycling streams in the future.
Collaboration between Procter and Gamble and one of its most critical suppliers, Domtar, helped boost the supply of certified pulp and paper in the U.S. - while making it easier for forest landowners in the American South to keep title to their lands.
The NGOs Mighty Earth, Rainforest Action Network and Greenpeace insist that deforestation in countries such as Brazil and Bolivia is only becoming worse.
The U.S. chocolate and candy industry says it's serious about portion control and sugar intake. A trade group representing some of America's largest brands pledged to offer smaller sizes of popular candies and prominently disclose caloric information. But is this the last gasp of a struggling industry?
Some organic corn and soy imported into the U.S. actually shows high levels of pesticide residue -- potentially creating a huge problem for many organic food companies' supply chains, the Washington Post reported in a new investigation.
Aquaculture still has its opponents in the U.S., but its supporters argue that it has become far more safer and sustainable. Is it time for a rethink as to how Americans source our seafood?
Crafting Mexican spirits like tequila and mezcal has a huge environmental footprint. But the artisan distillery Sombra Mezcal in Oaxaca says its process benefits both people and the planet.
Former President Obama recently spoke in Milan about agriculture's impact on climate change - a surprise considering how it was seldom a discussion of his while he was in office. Could sustainable agriculture be part of his post-presidency legacy?
A Washington Post investigation alleges that some consumers are paying too much for organic milk that does not meet the standards required for USDA certification.
After six consecutive quarters of declining sales, Whole Foods is in trouble. The company says it will open a chain selling lower-priced groceries, and has curtailed its expansion plans. But is it enough to satisfy Wall Street?
Smithfield's new business unit, which will explore pig-to-human organ donations, raises a bevy of ethical questions.