Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: food system

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.

Trump orders meat plants to stay open during pandemic

"...PETA asks the nation to rise up and shout a resounding 'NO' to keeping slaughterhouses open at this time."

USDA is removing safeguards on food while everyone else is fighting...

Tell Congress to stop allowing USDA food safety waivers. This is no time to gamble with Americans' health.

Global food waste higher than previously estimated, new study reveals

Global food waste is a much bigger problem than previously thought. A new study confirmed that people waste more than twice as...

Food at risk as third of plants face extinction

“Extinction is forever, which is a loss not only in terms of their evolution and persistence on the planet, but also a loss to the future of our food.”

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.