While some farms today are trying to get off the mono-crop bandwagon and rotate crops, many large farms still tend to grow corn or wheat in the same field every year, requiring a lot of nitrogen-based fertilizer. But what if corn and wheat could have their own symbiotic relationship with soil bacteria that could pull nitrogen out of the air?
Tea tree oil (TTO), a substance also known as melaleuca oil, comes from the Australian tea tree and has been used by humans to treat acne, athlete’s foot, lice, nail fungus and insect bites. More likely than not, you can find it in several over-the-counter skin care products and essential oils at your local drug store and Amazon. TTO has been used as a traditional medicine by Australian Aborigines for centuries, and the substance has a variety of natural ingredients that have been shown to kill certain bacteria, viruses and fungi.
S-One Labels & Packaging has launched a free Cannabis Resource Guide to help labelers and packagers navigate the emerging legal cannabis marketplace and also features an educational article exploring child-resistant packaging, how it’s achieved and what this standard means for the wider cannabis packaging industry.
Freshpet Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of a single lot of Freshpet Select Small Dog Bite Size Beef & Egg Recipe Dog Food (1 lb. bags), with Sell by Date 10/30/2021, due to potential contamination with Salmonella.
The week of Father's Day is the perfect time to meet Matt Billings, farmer, father and founder of Ayo Yogurt. Billings has spent his life growing up on his family’s farm in California’s San Joaquin Valley and brings a passion for innovation, healthy living and sustainability to his role as founder of Ayo Almond Yogurt.
If you’ve ever baked bread or sweet breakfast rolls at home, you know how wonderful that fragrance can be, ramping up your appetite for a fresh slice out of the oven. But, that friendly fragrance from your kitchen—or early in the morning from the local bakery down the street—may not be what a community wants from an industrial-scale food plant, especially if it occurs around the clock.
Corona has become the first global beverage brand with a net zero plastic footprint, meaning the brand recovers more plastic from the environment than it releases into the world. This achievement is part of the brand's vision to be a sustainability leader in consumer packaged goods.