Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: food

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.

Are America’s biggest food companies making progress toward reducing animal suffering?

Like countless animal lovers, I have always considered myself as someone who deeply cares for animals. As a kid, my pet dogs,...

COVID-19 crisis highlights big meat companies’ lack of openness

Meat companies’ evasive language about what is happening to animals during the COVID-19 crisis is part of a larger pattern that suppresses open debate about the ethical costs of food production in the U.S.

The food industry puts profits over public health using big tobacco’s...

In certain cases, preemption—when a higher level of government limits the authority of a lower level to enact new policies—can devastate public health.

Obesity: America’s number one export?

Americans’ ultra-processed diet is fueling obesity across the world.

The federal government shouldn’t be trying to salvage our broken food...

Congress is considering an allocation for the mass killing of farmed animals.

Big Ag lets hundreds of thousands of farm animals die in...

Farm animals have less legal protection than other confined animals, such as those living in laboratories or zoos.

Factory farms create the perfect conditions to spread viral infections like...

An alarming 75 percent of new or emerging diseases start in animals.

Sustainable wine is less damaging to the environment, but how can...

The eco-footprint of the wine industry is significant, and some wineries are taking steps to reduce their impact.

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Officer in Breonna Taylor shooting indicted for firing into neighbors’ homes

“With all we know about Breonna Taylor’s killing, how could a fair and just system result in today’s decision?”

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

2020’s first presidential debate does not have climate as discussion topic

“It is critical that every debate includes questions that ask the candidates what they would do to address climate change and environmental injustice.”