Food label guides or initiatives like the removal of sell-by dates could help reduce food label confusion and alleviate the perceived tradeoff between food waste and foodborne illness.
July 22, 2016
Nearly 70% of respondents agree that throwing away food after the package date has passed reduces the odds of foodborne illness, according to a study produced by SQL Server Reporting Services, a server-based report generating software system from Microsoft Corp., Redmond, Wash.
This initiative will connect farmers in Kellogg’s grain sourcing region of Nebraska to United Suppliers’ SUSTAIN Platform.
July 18, 2016
Kellogg Co., Battle Creek, Mich.; United Suppliers, Inc., Ames, Iowa; and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), New York, announced a collaboration to help growers improve fertilizer efficiency and soil health on their farms while maintaining high yields.
In the period of 2011-2015, 1,691 food processing projects were announced, of which 1,033 were expansions and 658 were new projects.
June 13, 2016
The first installment of “Good Eats & More Treats: Food Manufacturing and the Changing American Table” takes a critical look at several significant components of this vital industry, which is a significant employer and a major user of industrial space.
This is said to be first-ever set of global definitions and reporting requirements for companies to measure, report on and manage food loss and waste.
June 7, 2016
A partnership of leading international organizations, launched the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard (FLW Standard), what is said to be the first-ever set of global definitions and reporting requirements for companies, countries and others to consistently and credibly measure, report on and manage food loss and waste.
The goal is to raise renewable electric energy generation on dairy farms by establishing a “net-zero” energy milking parlor.
June 6, 2016
The team at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC), Morris, Minn., created a goal in 2013 to raise renewable electric energy generation on dairy farms by establishing a “net-zero” energy milking parlor.
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) have developed the Sustainability Summit to give companies the tools, connections and proactive solutions to take their sustainability programs to the next level.
ATLANTA – The need for practical building modeling applications along with the need to transform the design approach to a collaborative process from a sequential process will be explored in an upcoming specialty conference organized by ASHRAE.