An Organic Food Retailer Is Calling Its New Campaign The Most Eco-Friendly Ever | Co.Create | creativity + culture + commerce

By Jeff Beer | June 10, 2015 If your brand is committed to the highest standards of ecological responsibility, it’s tough to turn around and promote that message with expensive advertising, generated via less-than-green practices. French organic food retailer Biocoop recognized this contradiction and decided to solve it with what it’s calling the most eco-friendly ad campaign ever. Biocoop and agency Fred & Farid Paris made the advertising process itself the vehicle for its …

Do you want healthier food? Start demanding it | The Kansas City Star The Kansas City Star

From www.kansascity.com | June 7, 2015 Can Big Food turn over a new, healthier leaf? Perhaps — if the marketplace demands it. The real power to eat healthily lies in the hands of consumers, but some help from retailers can go a long way. Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and Subway recently announced they would cut back on the use of artificial flavors, colors and other ingredients “where possible.” No more Yellow No. 6 or Blue No. 1 dye for the taco cheese and avocado ranch dressing. Taco Bell will …

Hy-Vee composting food waste at Nebraska stores : Lincoln, NE Journal Star

… latest grocery chain in Nebraska to launch a food and organic waste recycling program. B&R Stores, which owns Super Saver and Russ’s Market, has been working with Prairieland Dairy since March to turn organic waste into compost. The dairy also picks up cafeteria waste at six Lincoln Public Schools. Source: Hy-Vee composting food waste at Nebraska stores : Lincoln, NE Journal Star …

Farmers turn to GMO-free crops to boost income

… cornstarch and sugar cane for its original Cheerios. • Chipotle Mexican Grill, the rapidly growing taco and burrito chain, is working to eliminate GMOs from its ingredients. • And Whole Foods will require labeling of all products sold in its U.S. and Canadian stores by 2018 to indicate whether they contain genetically modified ingredients. To finish reading this article, please click on this link: via Farmers turn to GMO-free crops to boost income. …

Berkeley-Based Wild Food Week Aims to Convince People to Eat Weeds – CityLab

… plants woven into the Chez Panisse experience,” for which reservations alone cost $25, payable by credit card. Friday is Mission Heirloom’s turn, with a $40 dining experience from a restaurant that promises organic and non-GMO foods with “head to tail goodness.” (“This means nothing goes to waste,” the Berkeley restaurant explains). To continue reading this article, click on this link: via Berkeley-Based Wild Food Week Aims to Convince People to Eat Weeds – CityLab. …

Greek Yogurt’s Popularity is Harmful to the Environment « CBS DC

… can only produce one ounce of yogurt. The rest becomes acid whey, which is a runny, toxic substance. Acid whey is so harmful it could turn a waterway into a “dead sea” and destroy aquatic life if it is dumped, the report says. Not surprisingly, the state best known for dairy production is leading the way to find a solution. Refinery 29 reports that researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are finding practical applications, such as “fancy filters” to separate the components of …

CNN Explores the World’s Most Endangered Places – MensJournal.com

… like overcrowding in India. We caught up with Weir days before the premier to talk about his new adventure lifestyle and storytelling at the crossroads. What’s The Wonder List about? In its stripped-down, one-word essence it’s a show about change. It all started when I looked at my now 11-year-old daughter and realized that she is going to turn my age in 2050, and I just wondered. Will she still live on a planet with wild tigers? With a Jordan River and a Dead Sea? How much of the glaciers …