Archive for October, 2012

KC Minutes October 2012

Kitchen Cabinet October 15, 2012 Present: Rebecca Hare, Saskia Raether (The Greens), Jeff Stocco, Jim Dontje, Lisa Hedlke, Paul Matzke, Judy Douglas, Steve Bennett, Mark Hanson, Semyon Rozin (PA), George Elliott   Compost Project. Jim reported on the compost project. Proposals were submitted and more discussion and meetings came about right before Nobel. Jim shared […]

The Future of Fast Food?

Here is an article from the Chicago Tribune that caught my attention. Last April Burger King pledged to switch to cage-free eggs and pork by 2017, and the article also mentions similar efforts being made by other companies such as Cargill, Hormel, and Smithfield Farms. It looks like a promising effort, and this important transition […]

Coca-Cola in the news

In light of Gustavus’s decision to renew our beverage contract with the Coca-Cola company last spring, here are a couple short news updates on their activities, some good, some not so good, from The Food Institute (   Industry News “Coca Cola, Pepsi and Dr Pepper will post calorie counts on vending machines ahead regulation […]