Good News! Stories We Dig From Around the Web
A round-up of VT editors’ favorite newsworthy links.
Love NYC’s Cinnamon Snail? The super-popular lunch truck just launched a Kickstarter campaign to build a new food truck—raising more than $28,000 of their $82,000 goal in just four days. Here’s hoping they can get their fancy vegan doughnuts, sandwiches, and burgers back on the streets ASAP! [Kickstarter]
Shark fin exports to Hong Kong fell by 35 percent last year, reflecting a decline in popularity of shark fin products such as traditional shark fin soup. (Shark fin exports to Hong Kong represent half of the global shark fin trade.) [Huffington Post]
Vermont passes GMO food-labeling law! Don’t live in the Green Mountain State? Until mandatory labeling goes nationwide, you can avoid GMOs in products by going organic or looking for the Non-GMO Project sticker. [Reuters]