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This Week in Eco News - September 4, 2015

Caring about the environment can be pretty draining when you keep finding issues that need to be addressed, plus nuances can make things confusing and difficult. To keep your spirits up, this week’s Eco News features solutions! For instance, an energy industry CEO recommends companies move to install renewables.

The Bacteria in Our Beef

Consumer Reports tested 458 pounds of ground beef and discovered alarming rates of bacterial contamination. They also compared conventionally produced beef to more sustainably produced beef, revealing significant differences.

The Road to Farm Aid 30: with John Mellencamp

Come with us on the (virtual) Road to Farm Aid as we celebrate Farm Aid’s 30th anniversary concert in Chicago by profiling the amazing musicians involved! This week we learn more John Mellencamp, one of the founding members of Farm Aid, Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee and 13-time Grammy Award nominee.

Real Food Right Now and How to Cook It: Almonds

These little nutritional powerhouses have a fascinating history, and are firmly entrenched in the culinary (and artistic) cultures of many countries. But should you keep eating them, given the ample amounts of bad press they’ve received lately (as water guzzlers, and worse)? Only you can decide - so read on for more information!

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