A comparison of the greenhouse gases produced by lab-grown and farm-raised beef in the current energy system suggests that the benefits of reducing methane could be outweighed by increased CO2.
February 19, 2019
Over the long term, cultured meat production methods requiring large energy inputs could increase global warming more than some types of cattle farming if energy systems remain dependent on fossil fuels, according to what is said to be a first-of-its-kind study from the LEAP (Livestock, Environment and People) program at the Oxford Martin School, UK.
The majority of all Americans (88%) say they take steps to reduce food waste at home. This includes 94% of consumers age 55 and older and 81% of those under 30 years old.
February 15, 2019
The vast majority of Americans are paying attention to reducing food waste with the oldest being the most cognizant, according to a Food Literacy and Engagement Poll conducted by Michigan State University (MSU), East Lansing, Mich.
Aeroponics is the practice of suspending a plant’s roots in the air and spraying them with a nutrient-rich solution instead of burying them in soil.
February 15, 2019
Living Greens Farm, a Faribault, Minn.-based vertical, indoor aeroponic farm that provides fresh salads, microgreens and herbs year-round, is set to become what is said to be the largest vertical plane aeroponic farm in the world.
In 2018, 115 organizations wielding a combined purchasing power in excess of $3.3 trillion requested environmental information from 5,500-plus of their key suppliers.
February 8, 2019
With greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in supply chains on average 5.5 times those of company’s direct operations, a new report from CDP, New York, reveals a step-change in corporate awareness and action on environmental impacts within the supply chain in the last decade.
Through the partnership, Hy-Vee customers can now purchase high-quality food items at a reduced price.
February 5, 2019
Hy-Vee, West Des Moines, Iowa, launched Flashfood, what is said to be the first and only mobile app that partners with grocers to help reduce food waste by allowing shoppers to browse and purchase food items approaching their “best before” date at significantly reduced prices.
The next offering of the Industrial Refrigeration Workshop will be February 24 – March 1, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. This one-week course is intended for those who make decisions such as the purchase of new components, and the enlargement or modification of the plant. Manufacturers of components learn how their products fit into the entire system.
As the world’s leading event for research and industry covering all refrigeration technologies and applications in the HVACR sector (including cryogenics), ICR 2019 is set to welcome its largest audience to date.