Good News! Stories We Dig From Around the Web

By Tami Fertig March 27, 2014 Categories: Good News

 

A round-up of VT editors’ favorite newsworthy links.

 

Know who invented the veggie burger? We didn’t either. Here’s a brief history of the amazing meatless patty once known as the “VegeBurger.” [Smithsonian Magazine]

 

New research finds that eating peaches may help slow the growth of breast cancer. Pre-summer tip: throw frozen peach slices into your next smoothie for a sweet nutritional boost. [EurekAlert]

 

Grocery chain Safeway commits to sustainably sourced palm oil in its products (think nut butter, beauty products, shampoo, baked goods, and a slew of other common items). Palm oil production has been linked to heavy deforestation and habitat loss, most notably in Indonesia and Malaysia. [Environmental News Network]

 

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