Friday, December 9, 2022

Tag: food system

The UN proved its usefulness in crafting Ukraine grain deal

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

3,240 potentially harmful chemicals found in food packaging

More than 3,200 potentially harmful chemicals have been measured in “food contact materials (FCMs),” like packaging and processing equipment, utensils and reusable food containers.

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.

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US to launch Squad, first solar electric city car

“Squad offers an affordable, secure, quick and sustainable solution for your daily mobility needs.”

100+ groups urge Congress to back Sanders’ Yemen War Powers Resolution

"In an effort to renew this truce and further incentivize Saudi Arabia to stay at the negotiating table, we urge you to bring the War Powers Resolutions to end U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led coalition's war on Yemen."

Winning Georgia Senate seat, Sen. Raphael Warnock overcomes GOP push

More than 48 percent of Georgians voted for Herschel Walker, showing Republican loyalty in a battleground state.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy.