EP 36: Exploring ‘Nutrition’s Dark Matter,’ EPR Packaging Hits the U.S., Naandi Foundation on GFSC

The May episodes of Omnivore feature not-to-be-missed expert commentary on the latest food system innovations, challenges, and cutting-edge science. Biotech entrepreneur Sofia Elizondo discusses the untapped power and potential of bioactive compounds, which she describes as “the dark matter of nutrition.” Packaging expert Claire Koelsch Sand provides insight into Extended Producer Responsibility for packaging, an environmental policy approach gaining traction in the U.S., and ways that brands can best prepare for implementing these food- and packaging waste reduction programs. Rohini Mukherjee talks about the Naandi Foundation and how they are planning to use their grand prize winnings from the Seeding the Future Global Food System Challenge.

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