Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Tag: food system

Iowa declines federal summer food aid, sparking backlash

Critics argue that the state's stance implies mistrust in low-income families' ability to make healthy food choices for their children, which they consider demeaning and counterproductive.

How to fix our food system

No food should be worth the amount of suffering experienced by sentient animals trapped in our food system.

Our food system is the bullseye for solving the world’s climate...

The industrialized food system is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate change threatens 90 percent of aquatic food supply, new report

The report evaluated 17 different stressors, such as sea level rise, pesticide runoff and algal blooms, that impact the quality and quantity of global marine food supplies.

Supreme Court’s ruling on humane treatment of pigs could catalyze a...

While the ruling was fractured and reflected complex legal questions, it is a major victory for those working to improve farm animal welfare.

Big Food raking in huge profits from price hikes as US...

"It's time Congress do more to rein in corporate greed, one of the main factors currently driving up costs for families."

The world’s coffee shops have emerged as plant milk’s front line

Milk made from plants is entering the public consciousness (and stomachs) in coffee shops across the globe.

Empty tables

Food is certainly plentiful in the United States. And yet enough of it never reaches the tables of those who struggle to make ends meet.

About one-third of the food Americans buy is wasted, hurting the...

And when food goes bad, the land, labor, water, chemicals and energy that went into producing, processing, transporting, storing and preparing it are wasted too.

The UN proved its usefulness in crafting Ukraine grain deal

The United Nations helps design a deal to ship foodstuffs blocked in Ukraine ports.

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Michigan’s primary reveals stark opposition: Over 100,000 voters stand ‘uncommitted

This unprecedented move highlights the growing frustration within key segments of his base, potentially jeopardizing his reelection prospects.

Trump’s pledge for unprecedented power to Christian nationalists and promises of ‘largest deportation’ stir...

These declarations, made in the run-up to crucial primaries and the CPAC convention, offer a glimpse into Trump's potential second-term agenda.

Air Quality Crisis: Climate change and policy failures endanger millions

This resource is part of a broader initiative to educate Americans about the multifaceted risks posed by climate change, from poor air quality to wildfires, flooding, and extreme heat.

Biden’s cease-fire effort clashes with Gaza’s rising death toll

The immediate focus remains on achieving a cease-fire to halt the loss of life and address the dire humanitarian situation in Gaza.

Tragic protest: Air Force member self-immolates outside Israeli Embassy

This tragic event forces a global reflection on the intersection of personal despair, political protest, and the international community's response to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.