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Orangutan friendly chicken

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KFC Australia will stop using GMO palm oil to fry its chicken.


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Our Meals are 4 Times Larger Than in the 1950s (Infographic)

Our Meals are 4 Times Larger Than in the 1950s (Infographic) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
See the CDC’s new infographic to discover just how absurd abnormal portion sizes have become.
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Use Old Paper Towel Rolls In the Garden to Protect Seedlings from Pests

Use Old Paper Towel Rolls In the Garden to Protect Seedlings from Pests | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Instead of throwing out the cardboard center roll from your paper towel or toilet paper roll, put it to good use in the garden.
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Light pollution transforming insect communities

Light pollution transforming insect communities | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Street lighting is transforming communities of insects and other invertebrates, according to new research.
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Beetle-infested pine trees contribute more to air pollution and haze in forests

Beetle-infested pine trees contribute more to air pollution and haze in forests | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The hordes of bark beetles that have bored their way through more than six billion trees in the western US and British Columbia since the 1990s do more than damage and kill pine, spruce and other trees.
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Sowing the Seeds - Sizzlin Summer - Baltimore City Paper

Sowing the Seeds - Sizzlin Summer - Baltimore City Paper | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Real Food Farm in City Paper's article on urban farming. We're "the grandaddy of local urban farms!
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Edamam's Technology to Change the Way We Eat - PR Leap (press release)

Edamam's Technology to Change the Way We EatPR Leap (press release)COM) Edamam is presenting its digital food knowledge platform at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York.
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Mannatech Launches Website Focused on Real Food-Based Nutrition - EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)

Mannatech Launches Website Focused on Real Food-Based NutritionEON: Enhanced Online News (press release)COPPELL, Texas--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Mannatech, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX), the leading innovator and provider of naturally sourced supplements...
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ReVision Urban Farms to lead city's pilot Urban Agriculture Project - Boston.com

ReVision Urban Farms to lead city's pilot Urban Agriculture Project - Boston.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
ReVision Urban Farms to lead city's pilot Urban Agriculture ProjectBoston.comA view of the Tucker Street location in Dorchester that ReVision Urban Farms will develop into a new urban farm. By Patrick D.
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Reinventing the Fast-Casual Dining Scene with Technology - Entrepreneur

Reinventing the Fast-Casual Dining Scene with Technology - Entrepreneur | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
EntrepreneurReinventing the Fast-Casual Dining Scene with TechnologyEntrepreneurColetta dismisses any talk of licensing The Melt's technology or bringing it to other types of foods. "We've perfected the art of grilled cheese," he says.
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Addressing Food Safety and Quality Issues with RFID Technology

The growing global concerns about food shortages, food supply and food safety and quality leads consumers, shippers, retailers, manufacturers and producers to examine how foods moves throughout the supply chain.
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Taste of Cincinnati adds technology, heart healthy foods - Bizjournals.com (blog)

Taste of Cincinnati adds technology, heart healthy foods - Bizjournals.com (blog) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Taste of Cincinnati adds technology, heart healthy foodsBizjournals.com (blog)Taste of Cincinnati USA is going high-tech and heart healthy.
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How (and where) to: Grow local food for city dwellers

How (and where) to: Grow local food for city dwellers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
by Laura Frost


After a tidal wave of globalization during the last 100 years, the 21st century is seeing a subversive under-current ripple through industrialized society.
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Chelsea Flower Show's Winning Gardens are Sustainable and Stunning

Chelsea Flower Show's Winning Gardens are Sustainable and Stunning | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It's the 99th year for the mother of all garden shows and many of the winners have an environmental twist to them.
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Bees Prefer Working Class Gardens Over Affluent Gardens

Bees Prefer Working Class Gardens Over Affluent Gardens | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Want to help bees? New research points to them preferring simple flowers in gardens over hybrids and cultivars.
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A Growing Trend: Vertical Gardens For Your Home

A Growing Trend: Vertical Gardens For Your Home | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
They vary from the very clever but simple, like the Urbio, to hydroponic systems like the Live Screen...
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Caught Red-Snapper-Handed: New Identification Technique Could Stop Fish Poachers

Caught Red-Snapper-Handed: New Identification Technique Could Stop Fish Poachers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Scientists prove a new means for safeguarding world fish stocks and ensuring customers buying sustainable fish get what they want.
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New Technology can Detect GMO Contamination in Food and Crops ...

New Technology can Detect GMO Contamination in Food and Crops ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Identifying the presence of genetically-modified (GM) contaminants in food and food crops could soon become a whole lot easier and more accurate. Researchers from Lumora, a molecular diagnostics specialist company ...
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An Entrepreneur Bankrolls a Genetically Engineered Salmon - CNBC.com

An Entrepreneur Bankrolls a Genetically Engineered Salmon - CNBC.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
CNBC.comAn Entrepreneur Bankrolls a Genetically Engineered SalmonCNBC.comThat man, Kakha Bendukidze, holds the key to either extinction or survival for AquaBounty Technologies But 20 months since the Food and Drug Administration tentatively concluded...
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Texas lawmakers study food shortages across state - Austin American-Statesman

Texas lawmakers study food shortages across stateAustin American-StatesmanAs part of a technology change, commenting will not be available on some articles for a number of months. Read more about the change here.
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Austin Says YES! To A Green Roof : YES!

Austin Says YES! To A Green Roof : YES! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Team installed a green roof on their school's annex building. They have been planning for this day for a long time! This team is coached by Austin High School Environmental Science Teacher Josh Dumas.
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Green Roof Growers: Lunch From the Garden

Green Roof Growers: Lunch From the Garden | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Green Roof Growers ... in our yards using homemade sub-irrigated planters (SIPs) and commercially available Earthboxes. We also keep bees on our roofs, hens under the deck, and fermenting vegetables in our kitchens.
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Rooting for the homegrown - Tbo.com

Rooting for the homegrown - Tbo.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Rooting for the homegrownTbo.comTOP: Cathy Hume, behind counter, greets customers at Urban Oasis Hydroponic Farm on Linebaugh Avenue. ABOVE: Cathy Hume and John Carminati sort peppers in the market area.
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Green Roofs in Big Cities Bring Relief From Above - NYTimes.com

Green Roofs in Big Cities Bring Relief From Above - NYTimes.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Turning the black tar roofs that cover our cities into green spaces is not cheap or easy, but its benefits to the environment would be great.
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A Green Wall Grows in Brooklyn: Colonie Restaurant Remodelista

A Green Wall Grows in Brooklyn: Colonie Restaurant Remodelista | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A Green Wall Grows in Brooklyn: Colonie Restaurant — A trio of restaurateurs colonizes a strip of Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn Heights; the crowds are coming in droves. Founders Elise Rosenberg,...
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