Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tag: food system

Shielding poor children from the looming food crisis

The war in Ukraine is causing further disruption to the global food supply and making it harder for the world’s poorest households to afford adequate nutrition.

EPA releases first-of-its-kind report on food waste

Despite pledging to cut food loss and waste in half by 2030, the U.S. is far from reaching its goal.

New report on ‘grocery cartels’ details exploitive retailer monopolies

"The grocery cartel has created an illusion of choice and efficiency to disguise their profiteering off of the American consumer, who is unwillingly asked to trade abundance for resilience."

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.

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Democrats remain the bulwark against losing what freedoms remain—like it or not!

If not Democrats, flawed or not, then who defies the menace of reaction, advances America, and even confronts climate change with serious, systemic reforms?

Media ignore criticism of DHS’s new ‘disinformation’ board—unless it’s from the right

The board’s stated mission would be to address “disinformation spread by foreign states such as Russia, China and Iran,” as well as “transnational criminal organizations and human-smuggling organizations.”

It’s not enough to resist—we have to build, too

So I want you to commit today: Double your efforts in the struggles you are involved in. Join that campaign you’ve been thinking about joining. Show that real solidarity.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

The US nuked two cities in WWII and has threatened to use them often...

The threats have indeed been made, and they could potentially be more than bluffs.