Monday, October 25, 2021

Tag: food system

There is enough food, just not enough food access

Community fridge networks across the country are an important start—and symbol—in the work to make sure everyone has enough to eat.

It’s time for an urgent intervention in the food system ruining...

The Farm System Reform Act would provide a real solution to addressing the climate impacts of industrial agriculture.

Biden signs new executive order aimed at food and farming sector

President Biden signed an executive order that will protect American farmers under the Packers and Stockyards Act against abuses suffered at meat...

Food additive in Starbursts, Sour Patch Kids, Skittles, +3,000 others no...

The additive, titanium dioxide, may cause cell mutations and damage DNA.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be...

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

The collective shame of global hunger

An estimated 700 million people go hungry every day.

Hunger in America

COVID-19 and the nightmare of food insecurity.

54 million people in the US may go hungry during pandemic—can...

In the COVID era, growing food locally has become more essential than ever.

Community-based farms rise to the occasion as big food supply chains...

Organic CSA farms like Massaro in Connecticut have been able to nimbly reorient marketing and production to serve the urgent needs of their communities.

The federal government shouldn’t be trying to salvage our broken food...

Congress is considering an allocation for the mass killing of farmed animals.

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.

US billionaires are now $2.1 trillion richer than before the pandemic

Not only did the wealth of U.S. billionaires grow, but so did their numbers: in March of last year, there were 614 Americans with 10-figure bank accounts. Today there are 745.

99.9% of scientists agree on human-caused climate change

“Our study helps confirm that there is no remaining scientific uncertainty about the urgency and gravity of this task.”