Sunday, July 14, 2024

Tag: food system

Study links common foods to elevated PFAS levels in humans, raising...

Research finds coffee, eggs, white rice, and seafood contribute to higher concentrations of harmful ‘forever chemicals.’

Food companies intentionally make their products addictive, and it’s leading to...

Foods with unnaturally high levels of sugar and salt keep Americans snacking their way to obesity.

The GOP’s Stalinesque Plan 2025 to shape the future of US...

The conservative think tank Heritage Foundation wants to rid the USDA of sustainability, climate change mitigation, and racial equity.

Climate change and overuse degrade half of Earth’s pasture lands, endangering...

The UNCCD’s latest report reveals the alarming degradation of global rangelands, emphasizing the urgent need for sustainable management to secure food supplies and protect pastoral communities.

New study finds $1 trillion worth of food waste generated per...

The study is a global estimate on food waste at retail and consumer levels and helps to provide "guidance for countries on improving data collection and suggests best practices in moving from measuring to reducing food waste."

Green New Deal XXIII: Fixing our broken food system means ending...

We need to rethink how we grow our food in a biodiversity-friendly way that mitigates rather than accelerates the climate breakdown.

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.

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Shooting at Trump rally sparks blame game as Progressives condemn GOP accusations against Biden

Political violence at Trump rally ignites accusations and calls for unity.

FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.