A report by the Environmental Working Group reveals that an estimated 2,000 untested chemicals, several of them known or suspected carcinogens, are legally present in conventional packaged foods sold in U.S. supermarkets. But this major public health concern is largely unrecognized by the Food and Drug Administration, which operates under a policy on food additives dating back to 1958.
Direct sales and the organic label are not enough to keep family-scale farms viable.
A handful of multibillion-dollar chemical companies have waged war on our bodies and our environment for nearly 70 years without our knowledge...
Our current factory farming model is broken – environmentally, medically and morally.
Foods with unnaturally high levels of sugar and salt keep Americans snacking their way to obesity.
Frugality doesn’t just save money – it helps save the environment, too.
A city in Brazil recruited local farmers to help do something U.S. cities have yet to do: End hunger.
Scientific scrutiny of pesticide residue in food grows; regulatory protections questioned.
Scientific scrutiny of pesticide residue in food grows – regulatory protections are being questioned.
The U.S. food sector depends heavily on immigrant labor and is also the lowest-paid and most exploited one in the nation.