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Use That Food!

Here’s a neat one:¬†UseTheFood is a free site that helps you find recipes to…use the food. Your food, that is. As of today, the startup goes from private beta to public beta. In other words, you can search the listings. I haven’t looked through it much, but I like the a feature that allows you [...]

August 20, 2012 | Posted in Household, Personal | Comments closed

Sensing a Problem

I promise I don’t hate technology. I’m not writing this on parchment paper in a cave. But when I read about this scannable, edible patch, I wasn’t thrilled. A Tufts professor has created a patch made from gold (Gold?! ) and plastic (yum!) that your smarty talky gizmo smartphone reads to note how much bacteria [...]

April 26, 2012 | Posted in Food Safety, Household, Technology | Comments closed

(British) Progress!

While the US grocery industry is slowly turning to the topic of food waste–huzzah!–their British counterparts are already a year into a voluntary agreement to trim waste. More than 50 UK grocery retailers have signed on to¬†The Courtauld Commitment Phase 2, which sets many waste reduction goals. Food is one of them. Interestingly, the food [...]

December 7, 2011 | Posted in Energy, Environment, Household, International | Comments closed
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