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Think Green Eats for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Wearing pink may help raise awareness about breast cancer, but eating green—healthy vegan foods—can actually help prevent the disease. Perhaps that’s why not only is October just Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s also World Vegetarian Awareness Month. If you want to “go” both pink and green, try Pink Lady apples, pink grapefruit, pink rhubarb, or even mushrooms in special pink packaging.

Five Baby Steps To Eating More Sustainably (Plus 45 More For Over-Achievers)

Like most of us, I’m doing my best to eat better, waste less, and nourish — not deplete — our planet. Having been a relatively conspicuous consumer much of my life, I welcome simple information, presented clearly, and designed to help me put one foot in front of the other on my incremental journey toward more sustainable living. So the other day, I perked up when I scanned an e-mail boasting 50 tips for eco-friendly eating.

Proposed Legislation to Protect Egg-Laying Hens

United Egg Producers and several animal welfare groups, including Farm Sanctuary and the Humane Society of the United States, have come to an agreement on new legislation to protect egg-laying hens. The law would cover living spaces, uniform labeling on egg cartons, and worker safety.

Egg Producers Accused of Price Fixing

Food service industry giant Sodexo Inc. has accused several egg producers of artificially inflating the costs of eggs over the last decade. Egg prices have more than doubled in the last ten years, with a 40% increase in price in 2008 alone.

Foodie Friday

We do our very best to touch on as much of the health- and environment-related news that we can from across the web, but there are always stories we don’t get to. Here’s a quick roundup of food news from the last week or so that we didn’t hit on.