Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tag: food system

Global food waste higher than previously estimated, new study reveals

Global food waste is a much bigger problem than previously thought. A new study confirmed that people waste more than twice as...

Food at risk as third of plants face extinction

“Extinction is forever, which is a loss not only in terms of their evolution and persistence on the planet, but also a loss to the future of our food.”

FDA confirms string of 5,000 synthetic chemicals contaminates US food system

"What this calls for is additional research to determine how widespread this contamination is and how high the levels are."

Glyphosate found in 19 of 20 beers and wines tested

"Due to glyphosate's many health risks and its ubiquitous nature in our food, water and alcohol, the use of glyphosate in the U.S. should be banned unless and until it can be proven safe."

Organic for All: New study shows eating organic reduces levels of...

"Everyone has the right to clean organic food. That is a human right."

USDA releases final GMO labeling standards

"Most studies have shown that consumers expect highly processed ingredients to be labeled and many food manufacturers want to provide that information."

Chemicals on our food: When ‘safe’ may not really be safe

Scientific scrutiny of pesticide residue in food grows – regulatory protections are being questioned.

5 people died from eating lettuce, but Trump’s FDA still won’t...

The FDA’s lack of urgency dumbfounds food safety scientists.

Our food system is racist: Here’s how to fix it

Racism still stands in the way of a good-food revolution.

4 not-so-easy ways to dismantle racism in the food system

Our food system is built on stolen land and exploited labor. Here’s what we can do to fix it.

POPULAR

Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

‘There needs to be accountability,’ says Ocasio-Cortez as documents show DNC involvement with Iowa...

"If this reporting is correct, then there needs to be accountability at the DNC."
video

Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

Former State Dept employee sentenced to 7 years in prison for accepting bribes

“This is a tragedy for you, for your family, for the government."