Browsing the "Starbucks" Tag

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Top News from the Food Front: Organic Market Booms, USDA Drops Balls

What’s new in food? Glad you asked! This week the USDA shows off its rubber stamp for ‘humane’ meat and poultry labels, while it shops for guns (no, really!) instead of regulating anything as silly as food labels. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of pounds of meat are recalled due to lack of USDA inspection. In less infuriating news, consumers seek out organics in ever-increasing numbers, and nifty new research weighs in on both high blood pressure and Egyptian vegetarians.

May 17th

Starbucks: Wasting Up to 6 Million Gallons of Water Every Day

The Sydney Morning Herald, The Dallas Morning News and The Sun published articles today that estimated that the Starbucks wastes up to 6 million gallons of water every day. The Sun said, As part of a company policy aimed at preventing germ buildup in its taps, Starbucks stores are directed to keep water running constantly […]

October 8th

Where Do You Draw the Line?

Ethos is indirectly the origin of the modern English word ethics and the definition of ethics (from the Merriam-Webster online dictionary is: a set of moral principles : a theory or system of moral values The New Internationalist Magazine (NI) June 2008 issue brought to light “Bullshit in a Bottle”. Just so happens, Ethos has […]

September 15th