TODAY'S FEATURED ANIMAL / Wildlife NEWS STORY ---
When it comes to valuable real estate, the square inches that comprise the official Food nutrition label may be a hotter commodity than the most impressive street address in Manhattan. How consumers react to the label’s black-and-white facts about calories, fats, sugars, and vitamins is worth billions of dollars to the food industry.
An environmental group would like to factor in one more thing: how food production affects wildlife. Piggybacking on the government’s overhauled nutrition label—which, despite industry opposition, now distinguishes added from naturally occurring sugars—the Center for Biological Diversity has released “extinction labels” that suggest how much impact a Hamburger, a chicken breast, or a serving of bacon has on water supplies, forests, the climate, and the survival of endangered species...... MORE ON THIS STORY HERE !