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Laura Bult

Laura Bult is a spring intern with Earth Eats and a senior at Indiana University majoring in International Studies, with minors in English Literature and Spanish.

Recent Posts by Laura Bult

March 1, 2010

Alternative Energy 

a house with rooftop solar panels

Texas Utility Company To Help Customers Buy/Rent Solar Panels

Northern Texas utility company THX has partnered with solar energy start-up SolarCity to provide rooftop solar panels for customers to rent or purchase.

February 25, 2010

Sustainability 

a Wal-Mart store

Wal-Mart Announces Sustainability Commitment

Wal-Mart announced today its goal to eliminate 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from its global supply chain by 2015.

February 25, 2010

Food Labeling 

an egg with an expiration date

Expiration Dates Don’t Necessarily Indicate Expiration

Food writer Nadia Arumugam found that expiration dates are often too conservative, lack standardization and are better indicators of optimum taste than safety.

February 24, 2010

Food Advertising 

McDonald's french fries

“Eat Like An Olympic Athlete”…At McDonald’s?

McDonald's new commercials suggests that Olympic athletes, whose career depends on the health and fitness of their bodies, eat Big Macs and chicken nuggets.

February 23, 2010

Food Safety 

a stack of canned jams

Wyoming’s “Food Freedom Act” Raises Food Safety Concerns

Critics of Wyoming's "Food Freedom Act" are leery of the bill's exemption from food safety inspection for homemade foods.

February 22, 2010

Bottled Water 

bottles of water

The Bottled Water Industry: Buy The Bottle Or Trifle With Tap?

The decision to buy bottled water or take your chances with tap water may be more loaded with consequences than you previously thought.

February 17, 2010

Food Recalls 

sliced salami on a plate.

More Salami Products Recalled, Salmonella Contamination To Blame

Daniele International of Rhode Island has recalled over 1 million pounds of their salami products in the last month due to possible salmonella contamination.

February 16, 2010

Dairy Farming 

a group of grazing dairy cows.

Organic Advocates Applaud New USDA Regulations For Dairy Farms

Previous USDA regulations contained language that made it possible for mega-dairy farms to abuse the organic system. Not anymore!

February 15, 2010

School Lunch Programs 

a school lunch with a hot dog, fries, pickles, beans and milk.

The Fight For Better School Lunches Continues

The announcement of Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" initiative has re-invigorated the school lunch debate among bloggers and the mainstream media.

February 12, 2010

Healthy Lifestyle Choices 

old television set

Connections Between Commercial Television And Childhood Obesity

A new study finds that the consumption of commercial television by children may be a contributing factor to childhood obesity.

February 11, 2010

Childhood Obesity 

Michelle Obama applauds children involved in her "Let's Move" campaign.

Michelle Obama: “Let’s Move” On Healthier Lifestyles For American Kids

On Tuesday, Michelle Obama launched her "Let's Move" campaign which aims to combat the child obesity epidemic that plagues our country.

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