Some European Coffee Brands Are Shipped By Sailboat To Fight Climate Change. No, Really!

In order to fight climate change, some in the West shipping coffee by sailboat instead of using fossil fuel burning freight ships. A few coffee brands in Europe are offering blends with beans sailed from South America to be shipped back, roasted and then sold. From Bloomberg: Here’s a glimpse of the journey: Roasters buy… Read More Some European Coffee Brands Are Shipped By Sailboat To Fight Climate Change. No, Really!

Organic Farming, Banning Pesticides Contributed To Sri Lanka’s Food Shortage

Sri Lanka is a very corrupt country. Over the years, Sri Lanka has amassed massive amounts of debt that contributed mightily to their culture of grift only to be exposed thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. The country’s government has turned to China and is petitioning the International Monetary Fund for help in restructuring their liabilities.… Read More Organic Farming, Banning Pesticides Contributed To Sri Lanka’s Food Shortage

Are Meat and Fertilizer Plant Fires Part Of Planned Food Shortages?

It is extremely odd that fires at meat and fertilizer processing plants are occurring just with potential food shortages in the U.S. in the near future. While fires at meat and fertilizer facilities frequently occur and diminished food supplies are unlikely, the timing of their being covered is certainly suspect. One consideration are animal rights… Read More Are Meat and Fertilizer Plant Fires Part Of Planned Food Shortages?

Shopping ethically adds almost £500 to annual shopping bill, research finds

By Mike Wright, 12, January 2020, The Telegraph Shopping ethically and sustainably can add almost £500 to your annual shopping bill, analysis has revealed as eco-campaigners warn cheaper products often come at a greater environmental cost. Research looking at the ‘shopping basket’ of goods used to work out inflation found that it costs on average… Read More Shopping ethically adds almost £500 to annual shopping bill, research finds

Is Buying Organic Food Good for You and the Environment?

Earlier this month, a physician and molecular biologist named Henry Miller had an op-ed published in The Wall Street Journal pointing out the dubious claims and questionable science behind organic foods. Shortly after Dr. Miller’s commentary appeared, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb expressed concern about information on organic food labels and the need to have more… Read More Is Buying Organic Food Good for You and the Environment?