environment

straws

What the Plastic Straw Controversy Means for Bars

The seemingly innocuous plastic straw has found itself at the center of a greater cultural war
Al Sotack
9.12.18
Booze

This Bartender's Futuristic Drinks Raise Awareness About Endangered Animals

Using centrifuges and specially designed molecular gastronomy equipment, a Boston bartender is putting disappearing species' causes on the menu.
Luke O'Neil
7.31.18
environment

Starbucks Will End Use of Plastic Straws by 2020

The catch: They’ll still have SOME straws (if you ask nicely).
Ian Burke
7.9.18
Fukushima

Hong Kong Still Won't Lift Ban on Food from Fukushima

Seven years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan is struggling to convince the world that its fish and produce is safe to eat.
Mayukh Sen
3.28.18
pork

The Dark Side of Barbecue Is Pig Shit

But researchers at North Carolina A&T might be well on their way to turning it into carbon-neutral gas.
Eric Ginsburg
1.25.18
food waste

Wine Backwash Is Being Made into Hard Liquor

Turns out all of the wine spit in those buckets is good for something.
Nick Rose
11.28.17
environment

UK Pushes Pesticide Ban to Protect Bees

The push comes amid experts warning that pesticides "can have an unacceptable effect on honeybee health.”
Nick Rose
11.10.17
food politics

The Politics of Food: Bluefin Tuna

From Los Angeles to Japan, host Sasha Issenberg—journalist and author of The Sushi Economy—follows the trail of the threatened Pacific bluefin tuna to find out if our appetite for sushi just might end up devouring this diamond of the sea.
Sasha Issenberg
10.8.17
environment

Warmer Waters from Climate Change Could Lead to Smaller Fish

More than our sushi is at stake.
Nick Rose
8.23.17
lawsuit

Nutella Wins Lawsuit Against ‘Illegal’ Health and Environmental Claims

The hazelnut spread giant argued that it sources its palm oil sustainably.
Nick Rose
6.19.17
environment

Study Says Beans Actually Make Us Less Gassy than Meat

The bean burrito is a way better choice when it comes to fighting climate change.
Nick Rose
5.24.17
water

Will Nestlé's Wood-Based Water Bottles Really Help the Environment?

The goal is to achieve an entirely petroleum-free bottle in just six years.
Wyatt Marshall
3.13.17
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