The shopping, cooking, and eating habits of every day consumers are responsible for the bulk of wasted food, which is actually good news — it means we have the power to make a significant and immediate change in the food waste equation.
Editorial Director Kara Chiles attended the second annual New York Times Food for Tomorrow conference last month. She shares highlights from influencers worth watching on topics from food waste to marine conversation.
Illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing continues to be a problem across our oceans. Legislation is critically important to enable the US to play a stronger role in combating illegal foreign fishing and to level the playing field for companies like ours who are working hard to source legal and responsibly produced seafood.
I debated Nina Teicholz at a Junto meeting in New York City. The proposition: "An animal foods/low-carb diet is unhealthy compared with a 90+% plant diet that excludes sugar and refined grain products.” I, of course, spoke in favor of the proposition and Teicholz against. She is author of The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet. You can see the entire debate here.
Do you think eating organic is better for you? This series shares some of the science behind the nutritional benefits of organic foods. First up: fruits and vegetables. Part two covers organic dairy and part three goes into pesticide residues.