Saturday, July 30, 2011

In the news....

Improving the food label design continues to make news. Color coding appears to be leading the pack--you can see the many designs submitted.

Fish: Time magazine did a rundown on aquaculture early July. Interesting comments in later issues.

Which fish are ok to eat?--color coded chart from info gathered from the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the Marine Conservation Society, FishWatch, and the Greenpeace Red List.

The Food Coop received a nice shout out in the WSJ on Saturday from dedicated coop members John Turturro and Kathy Borowitz. FYI: the WSJ didn't get their membership status quite right--they are both members but Kathy does both workslots.

Wall Street Journal reviews sweeteners replacing high fructose corn syrups, focusing on restaurants.

Watts vs lumens--replacing incandescent lightbulbs soon

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