Sustainable Food – GBRI
 

While most of the meats humans consume are farmed systematically, fish is the only food that is hunted. Overfishing, coupled with ever increasing levels of marine plastic pollution, have led to an alarming decline in fish populations around the world. Now a young startup ‘Finless Foods’ is using cellular agriculture to grow fish out of water, […]

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As voices of dissent against the inhumane conditions under which poultry animals are kept are on the rise, world’s largest packaged food company has decided to use only eggs sourced from those hens that live outside of cages. With this announcement, Nestle has become the latest foodmaker to react to concerns about animal welfare. The Swiss […]

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A new milk delivery service in London- Mylkman- is delivering 100% vegan nut “milks” in central eastern, northern and southern parts of the city in plastic-free, reusable glass bottles. What’s more, the bottles are being delivered by the good ol’ eco-friendly bikes. The mainstay of deliveries appears to be 100% almond ‘mylk’, with a minimum 12% nut […]

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In order to minimize spoilage and ensure best quality to its customers, Walmart is collaborating with its suppliers to move perishables through the supply chain more quickly. The retail giant says improved quality of perishables would also help build trust among its customers. “It starts with fresh. It starts with consumables,” says Marc Lore, president and […]

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A new study headed by Edward Mitchell, a biology professor at the University of Neuchatel in Switzerland and his team of researchers found that a shocking 75% of honey samples that they’d collected from six continents were contaminated with traces of pesticides known to harm pollinators. The researchers found: in North America, 86% of samples […]

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According to sources at the Guardian, global chocolate industry is the cause of large-scale deforestation in Ivory Coast, West Africa. Traders selling cocoa beans to big chocolate brands like Mars, Nestle, Mondelez etc are actually sourcing them from protected areas in Ivory Coast. These illegally grown beans are then mixed with ‘clean’ beans and sold […]

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