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The Great Twinkie Bailout

These days you hear a lot about bailouts, for good and for ill. What you may not have heard is that Interstate Bakeries, the maker of the immortal Twinkie, got their own bailout-- to the tune of $600 million dollars. Treehugger has the story from the New York Times. Apparently, the bakery couldn...

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Tags: Bailouts, Economy, Green jobs, Junk food, Twinkies
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Oxymoron of the Day: Greener Convenience?

In an earlier blog post, The Threat of Convenience and Convenience Stores, I riffed off a Grist post about multitide of readily available consumer products that can easily sabotage any effort to eat greener or healthier. In the same post, I also admitted to an unhealthy fascination with Slurpees....

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Tags: Convenience food, Convenience stores, Delivery, Industry, Junk food, Slurpee
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