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7.18.2017

Greening your grocery cart

Peter Kareiva

We crunched the numbers for you. Here’s how to make simple choices that fight climate change from your grocery cart.


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1.13.2017

Bait and switch: UCLA study finds fish fraud runs rampant

Alison Hewitt

A new study from researchers at UCLA and Loyola Marymount University checked the DNA of fish ordered at 26 Los Angeles sushi restaurants from 2012 through 2015, and found that 47 percent of sushi was mislabeled. The good news is that sushi represented as tuna was almost always tuna. Salmon was mislabeled only about one…


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8.1.2016

Do eco-friendly wines taste better?

Alison Hewitt

Though consumers remain reluctant to spend more on wine from organic grapes, the new study from UCLA researchers shows that in blind taste-tests professional wine reviewers give eco-certified wines higher ratings than regular wines. The study, published today in the Journal of Wine Economics, looked at reviews and scores for more than 74,000 California wines…