Chipotle, don’t say I didn’t warn you.

April 27, 2016 Marc Brazeau 0

When Chipotle announced they were not extending paid sick days to hourly employees last year, there were some who suggested that they might pay a price in food safety. As they post big losses following a series of disease outbreaks, that strategy does indeed look penny wise and pound foolish.

Another not so sweet victory for the Anti-GMO movement

April 12, 2016 Marc Brazeau 26

It’s nearly impossible to argue that switching from the GMO sugar beets that currently make up the bulk of the US sugar supply to sugarcane is in any way a net benefit to the environment. Sugarcane is an environmentally intensive crop. It requires large amounts of water and often threatens local aquifers. It is a tropical crop which requires the deforestation of vital, biodiverse habitat to allow for new production.

Thanksgiving Soup

November 29, 2015 Marc Brazeau 0

As a follow up to the last post on Thanksgiving leftovers, I thought I’d share my backstop for mopping up Thanksgiving leftovers and minimizing waste. […]