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2014-03-31 13:30:02

Greenhouse gas emissions from food production may threaten the UN climate target of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius.

2011-05-19 23:07:07

To David Cleveland, a professor of environmental studies at UC Santa Barbara, it seemed as though Santa Barbara County would be a great example of what many are advocating as a solution to the problems of a conventional agrifood network –– a local food system.

2011-03-17 10:26:00

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) today announced the results of survey research indicating that food, beverage and consumer products manufacturers anticipate that they will eliminate four billion pounds of packaging waste nationwide from 2005-2020.

2010-06-16 10:40:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Group North America announces the expansion of its 'Eat Local' programs across the United States.

2010-04-15 11:02:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Bon Appetit Management is helping diners protect the planet this Earth Day one forkful at a time by hosting its third annual Low Carbon Diet Day (www.eatlowcarbon.org) on Thursday, April 22 (Earth Day).

2009-02-02 10:12:17

Shopping locally may not be as good for the environment as having food delivered, according to new research by the University of Exeter (UK).

2008-09-30 18:01:04

SHOPPERS at Welsh Tesco stores will get a true taste of Wales this week as the supermarket throws its weight behind Welsh Food Fortnight.

2008-09-17 16:56:38

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