San Diego Padres Food Trucks Lead in Sustainability

When professional sports come to mind, "environmentally-conscious" does not usually follow in the same line of thought. Large parking lots, bright lights and plenty of...

3 Projects Making Fundamental Changes to Agriculture

The Sustainable Food Lab's winter newsletter this year highlights some programs that will lead the agricultural industry in developing new sustainable systems to feed...

Common White Food Additive Highly Disturbing to Our Guts

Binghamton University found that when nanoparticles of titanium dioxide were exposed to the small intestine cells, the cells' ability to absorb nutrients and block...

Bugs Production Revs Up as Alternative Protein Source for Fish, Chicken, Pets

THE PROBLEM: PROTEIN SOURCE SHORTAGE As people become financially capable, their food preferences shift from more plant-based to more of animal-based. With the world’s booming...

80 Percent of Food Traders Fail in Saving Bees and Consumers’ Health from Pesticides

Last month, it was reported that “roboBees”, which can actually pollinate artificially, have been developed by Japanese researchers. The motivation for this effort is...

Africa Will Soon Lead the World in Sustainable Agriculture

At the Africa Green Revolution Forum recently held in Rwanda, leaders from government, business, civil society, and farmers discussed ways to advance resilient and...

Plastics in Your Life Might Be Causing Reproductive Problems

Twenty years ago, scientists realized that a common chemical in plastic named BPA (bisphenol A) leached out of plastics and caused reproductive problems in...
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Pheromone-Based Pest Control Could Be the Wonderful Future of Agriculture

Conventional insecticides are extremely harmful to the farmer, pollinating insects, and consumers ( residue on fruits and vegetables). Therefore, the world is looking for...

3 Easy Ways to Prevent Food Wastage

When we’re trying to reduce our carbon footprint, it’s natural to focus on the obvious. Cars, plastic, coal, and cattle farming are all among...

3 Tips for Picking the Best Fish to Eat

Overfishing and pollution caused by the fishing industry have made it almost impossible to enjoy a salmon filet without feelings of guilt. However, the undeniable health benefits of eating...