DailyDirt: Food Fights…
from the urls-we-dig-up dept
Feeding lots and lots of people is an important foundation for any civilization. But recently, we’ve encountered some problems with our modern food chain. While some of these food scares are relatively easy to fix, there are also some issues that have no fast solutions. Here are some quick links to some interesting food news.
- Food allergies seem to be on the rise for children in the US. But it’s not clear if there’s a cause for the survey results that show this trend. [url]
- Globally, food is being wasted at an incredible rate — at about 1.3 billion tons every year. Not surprisingly, the developed world throws away “edible food” while the developing world wastes food via poor infrastructure in harvesting, processing and distribution. [url]
- Recycled cardboard for cereal boxes is getting some negative publicity for possibly containing toxic oils that could leach into food. Some cereal makers might switch to cereal bags like the kind potato chips are sold in… [url]
- To discover more food-related links, check out what’s floating around in StumbleUpon. [url]
By the way, StumbleUpon can also recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.
Filed Under: allergies, food, packaging, recycled cardboard