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The USDA will offer up to $25 million in grants to develop more tech-driven applications that can help farmers use resources more efficiently and sustainably.
The NGO Nest is trying to make the global artisan goods market more transparent. And it has an ally in West End, a subsidiary of Williams-Sonoma that specializes in contemporary furniture and housewares.
According to Reuters, some within the UN's leadership realized that it would benefit next week’s meeting drafting a global tobacco control treaty if delegates who work within, or have ties to, state-owned tobacco companies are barred from attending the proceedings.
The complete lack of scientific evidence substantiating any health benefits is the reality of the homeopathic medicine industry, but the sector still reaps annual revenues of anywhere from $3 billion to $6 billion annually.
Move over, French Dip. Arby's plans to test out venison sandwiches in six U.S. states in a marketing push to celebrate hunting. While Arby's didn't intend to shine a light on more sustainable food, that's exactly what it did.
After two years of litigation, Seventh Generation agreed to pay a $4.5 million settlement over allegations that it deceptively marketed, labeled, and promoted its cleaning and personal car products as "natural."
Palm oil defines the world's struggle to make more food and consumer goods products while mitigating their impact on people. So, who are the leaders in the push for more fairly produced palm oil, and who are the laggards that are falling behind?
In response to purity scandals, Walmart plans to invest at least $25 million in Chinese food safety research. The investment promises to revamp its supply chain while assuring nervous customers that the retailer's food products are safe.
Last week, the Chicago Sun Times reported that Tyson Foods purchased a 5 percent stake in Beyond Meat, the Southern California-based purveyor of meat analogs that strive to be similar to chicken and beef. The company earned praise for creating meat alternatives ...
McDonald's caught heat for its decision to once again source beef from some Amazon-based ranches in Brazil. The reversal, coming 27 years after the fast food giant said no to Amazon beef, deserves a closer look.
Ben & Jerry’s latest cause is full alignment with the Black Lives Matter movement, notwithstanding the calls for a boycott due to what opponents say is a “dangerous” campaign.
Last week, six large companies announced they would work together to educate consumers about paper and wood products certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. But is this campaign really about impact or public relations?