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Tag: food production

Why Palm Oil is a Problem for People & Planet

Palm oil is found in everything from vegan butter to shampoo, and it has devastating consequences for people and planet. Learn why palm oil is a problem, and find out which companies are making commitments to more sustainable palm oil production.

Eat Real Food: How To Celebrate Food Day 2012

Mark your calendars for October 24th my friends. Food Day has been around in one form or another since 1975. Its organizers describe it as “a nationwide celebration and movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.” This year’s theme is “Eat Real.”

Mad Cow Disease Comes Back to America

A dairy cow in central California was recently diagnosed with BSE according to USDA Chief Veterinary Officer John Clifford. But Clifford also said, “at no time” did this dairy cow present a risk to the food supply or human health.

Food Sprout: Where Did Your Food Come From?

This post is part of a series where Krates Ng (co-founder of PlantMyPhonecellphone recycling) interviews fellow ecopreneurs. Today, Krates interviews Andrew Naber of Food Sprout. If you are what you eat, then Food Sprout tells you where your food comes from and how it was grown and raised.