Sustainability

6 Scary Facts About Processed Foods

Processed foods are everywhere. They’re easy to obtain, cheap and take a small amount of effort and time to prepare. Canned foods, microwaveable meals and dehydrated foods may be convenient and even tasty, but they’re not doing our health any favors. The US Food and Drug Administration defines processed food as “any food other than …

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10 Awesome Artichoke Recipes – One Green Planet

Artichokes come with a couple of fun facts. Firstly, though they are enjoyed as a vegetable, they are, in fact, a type of thistle. Secondly, they were declared California’s Official Vegetable back in 2013! However, despite this fascinating trivia, the artichoke can seem a bit of a puzzle to newcomers. Well, artichokes can be eaten …

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Man and Woman Facing Felony Charges After Throwing Hundreds of Balloons Into Florida Bay

A man and a woman are facing felony charges after popping and throwing hundreds of balloons into the Biscayne Bay in Florida. A witness shared a video on Instagram that showed a 26-year-old woman and 29-year-old man popping hundreds of balloons that were used as decoration on a chartered yacht during a marriage proposal. The …

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Meat Eaters Avoid Evidence of Animals’ Capacity to Think and Feel, New Study Finds

If you eat vegan, you’ve probably wondered how people can keep eating and enjoying meat when there’s so much evidence about the health risks, the environmental damage, and poor animal welfare. Recently, scientists investigated how meat-eaters engage with evidence surrounding meat to see if they willingly avoid evidence of animals’ capacity to think and feel. …

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What motivates people to eat less meat?

Plant-based meat substitutes are still in growth in Europe. Retail sales in western Europe rose 19% to a record €2.4 billion in 2021, according to food sustainability NGO the Good Food Institute. Meat alternatives have moved from a niche category in specialist retail to the supermarket shelf. And forecasters at Mordor Intelligence expect this upward …

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Big Idea Ventures Unveils Latest Cohort Of Startups for its

NEW YORK, May 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Big Idea Ventures, global leader in early-stage investments in the alternative protein sector, revealed its latest accelerator cohort today. Fifteen early-stage startups were selected for pre-seed investment as part of Big Idea Ventures’ bi-annual new protein accelerator program. Investments were made through the firm’s three offices in …

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Kanbe’s Markets Ugly Dinner series aims to reduce food waste

Kanbe’s Markets Ugly Dinner Series Challenges restaurants to reduce food waste. Courtesy of Kanbe’s Markets Sara Osborn is used to cooking with local produce from local farmers, but soon, the chef from the Campground will be taking that commitment to sustainability and reducing food waste to the next level. She’s preparing a menu made from …

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Healthy Eating Week to zero in on children’s better-for-you snacking habits

Healthy Eating Week​​ (13-17 June) is celebrating its 10th​ anniversary, which has prompted the non-profit to go all out with the ‘biggest and best’ event. “School children today are more aware of the need to protect the environment than those who were in school 10 years ago when we held the first Healthy Eating Week,”​ …

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Let’s talk BFY snacks and put paid to the disparaging ‘junk food’ tag

BakeryandSnacks has invited a panel of industry leaders to take to the podium on 26 May to examine the trend that impacts all areas when it comes to creating standout snacks. the free-to-attend webinar​ is tapping some of the best minds the sector has to offer to explore exactly what better-for-you (BFY) means – both …

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For heaven’s sake… no more vegan nuggets or meatless burgers

Don’t go yelling at me on Twitter. But yes, we probably do eat too much meat. As someone who craves a tender, slow-cooked lamb joint more than anything, I take zero pleasure in admitting this. I also crave tobacco and lost weekends of binge drinking but have learned begrudgingly over the years these aren’t activities …

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