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2014-06-25 12:31:55

CHICAGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Date labeling variations on food products contribute to confusion and misunderstanding in the marketplace regarding how the dates on labels relate to food quality and safety, according to a scientific review paper in the July issue of Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. This confusion and misunderstanding along with different regulatory date labeling frameworks, may detract from limited regulatory resources, cause...

2014-06-17 12:23:35

DUBLIN, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6cflkh/china_solid_waste) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Solid Waste Disposal Industry" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Sound Environmental Resources Co., Ltd.is the leader in domestic solid waste disposal field, with businesses covering the whole range of the solid waste disposal industry chain. With...

2014-06-16 20:21:20

SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being announced by Rotary International: WHO: Benjamin Rasmus, RFH program director, and Heather Hoffman, community activist, will pedal 3,500+ miles from Washington State to Washington, DC calling attention to hunger, food waste and gleaning in America. WHAT: Send the team off and even join them on their first leg as they depart from Pyramid Alehouse across to Safeco Field, down First Avenue South onto the Green...

2014-05-22 23:06:32

Triumvirate Environmental, a full service environmental services company focused on sustainability is hosting a roundtable that teaches businesses and institutions about the upcoming Massachusetts food waste ban. There, attendees will get a comprehensive overview of the ban and receive tips and resources for building a successful waste diversion program; expert speakers include representatives from Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Environmental Protection Agency,...

2014-05-20 23:14:11

BioHitech America installs its robust proprietary cloud platform on the fleet of digesters installed at Fairway Markets throughout the tri-state area to improve efficiencies and minimize environmental impact. Chestnut Ridge, New York (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 BioHitech America is partnering with Fairway Market to help them take the next step toward fulfilling its self imposed objectives of eliminating the hauling of food waste to the landfill and lessening its ecological footprint. With its...

Eliminating Agriculture's Climate Footprint
2014-04-27 04:46:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Reducing global red meat consumption and reducing food waste could drastically reduce the annual amount of carbon emissions from the worldwide agriculture industry, according to a new report released Friday by Climate Focus and California Environmental Associates. The report, entitled Strategies for Mitigating Climate Change in Agriculture, entailed the review and synthesis of a vast array of different literature on agriculture...

2014-04-16 08:23:49

Offers Solutions and How-To Advice for Manufacturers, Retailers and Restaurants WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today an alliance of food manufacturers, retailers and foodservice operators announced the release of a toolkit to help businesses in the food sector reduce the amount of food waste sent to landfill. The Best Practices and Emerging Solutions Toolkit was produced by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA), a cross-sector industry initiative led by the Food...

2014-04-15 16:21:55

DUBLIN, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qhrfmf/china_solid_waste) has announced the addition of the "China Solid Waste Disposal Industry Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qhrfmf/china_solid_waste ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) China solid waste disposal industry was chiefly featured by the followings between 2012 and 2013....

2014-03-31 23:36:23

BioHitech America has taken another step toward the international distribution of its Eco-Safe Digester and BioHitech Cloud products through a partnership with GreenComm Labs. Chestnut Ridge, New York (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 As the International focus on sustainability and landfill diversion continues to grow, the quest for a more efficient organics solutions for discarded waste becomes increasingly important. Approximately one third of the world’s food is wasted each year, making the...

School Children Are Now Eating More Fruits And Vegetables: Study
2014-03-04 12:14:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) enacted new guidelines for school lunches in 2012, critics of the change said the additional fruits and vegetable that students were now required to select as part of their meal would merely increase food waste. However, new research from the Harvard School of Public Health has found that the new standards did not increase food waste as critics predicted; the study does suggest...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.