Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tag: food

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...

Corporate ‘cage-free’ commitments are only meaningful with accountability

Reducing the suffering of chickens can only happen if companies follow through on their promises.

Palm oil in snack foods could be destroying the world’s ‘orangutan...

Food manufacturers may be causing the destruction of a nationally protected wildlife reserve in Indonesia.

If factory farm conditions are unhealthy for animals, they’re bad for...

Lack of governmental oversight of factory farms has created a public health crisis of antibiotic-resistance diseases in people.

There are 2,000 untested chemicals in packaged foods—and it’s legal

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.

How to solve the big problems that small family farms are...

Direct sales and the organic label are not enough to keep family-scale farms viable.

Trump threatens to veto first-ever congressional action on “forever chemicals”

A handful of multibillion-dollar chemical companies have waged war on our bodies and our environment for nearly 70 years without our knowledge...

If we want antibiotics to work, consumers have to put big...

Our current factory farming model is broken – environmentally, medically and morally.

Food companies intentionally make their products addictive, and it’s making us...

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

Everything I know about a low-waste lifestyle I learned from my...

Frugality doesn’t just save money – it helps save the environment, too.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

‘There needs to be accountability,’ says Ocasio-Cortez as documents show DNC involvement with Iowa...

"If this reporting is correct, then there needs to be accountability at the DNC."
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Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

Former State Dept employee sentenced to 7 years in prison for accepting bribes

“This is a tragedy for you, for your family, for the government."