Inside the 14th Annual Food Policy Summit: Its hits and misses

Early morning Feb. 15, the South Shore Cultural Center hosted the 14th Annual Food Policy Summit. From 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., the historical building had speakers, marketplace vendors, food business support and attendees walking the halls to visit panels to learn about and teach food business practices, pop up market development, urban farming and […]

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Lab-created milk is threatening dairy farmers

A report from CNBC claims that Perfect Day Foods is creating synthetic milk using casein and whey proteins using genetically engineered yeast with DNA that produces the proteins found in cow’s milk. The Silicon Valley company’s animal-free milk is also claimed to be better for the environment because it is “lactose-free, hormone-free, antibiotic-free, gluten-free and […]

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Plant Based Products Council pushes sustainable food packaging

Consumers want sustainable products and “48% of millennials feel guilty about their own plastic use and 64% of this group was willing to use plastic alternatives” according to Food Dive. This study formed the Plant Based Products Council, which includes Archer Daniels Midland Co., Cargill, Tate & Lyle and Ingredion and other companies as founding […]

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