Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: food

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.

This city made access to food a right of citizenship

A city in Brazil recruited local farmers to help do something U.S. cities have yet to do: End hunger.

Chemicals on our food: When “safe” may not really be safe

Scientific scrutiny of pesticide residue in food grows; regulatory protections questioned.

Chemicals on our food: When ‘safe’ may not really be safe

Scientific scrutiny of pesticide residue in food grows – regulatory protections are being questioned.

From farm to table, women in the US food system are...

The U.S. food sector depends heavily on immigrant labor and is also the lowest-paid and most exploited one in the nation.

On Indigenous People’s Day, a look at the movement to revive...

This means that restoring food sovereignty to Native communities requires the re-introduction of indigenous food production, distribution practices and infrastructure, in concert with the re-valuation of traditional ecological knowledge that has long been sidelined from Western notions of science.

5 people died from eating lettuce, but Trump’s FDA still won’t...

The FDA’s lack of urgency dumbfounds food safety scientists.

Heavy-handed industry maneuver to crush soda and grocery taxes is on...

Measure 103 was reportedly proposed to counter efforts to raise corporate taxes at the state level, such as 2016's Measure 97, which voters rejected.

Food waste set to increase by 33 percent within 10 years

1.6 billion tons of food worth around $1.2 trillion are lost or wasted every year and the problem is only getting worse.

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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $25M in baby powder cancer verdict

According to Judge Manuel Mendez, who is presiding over the trial, Johnson & Johnson placed “corporate profits and reputation over the health and safety of consumers.”

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

China’s global leadership list

What should the U.S. do to try and keep up with China?

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