Not Everyone Is Feasting

By Sasha Abramsky, Truthout. -

As the COVID pandemic upended the economy in the spring and summer of 2020, tens of millions of Americans lost their jobs and became ever more vulnerable to hunger. In consequence, the country’s [...]

These Tortilla Workers Walked Out And Won A Day Off Work

By Jeff Schuhrke, In These Times. -

Chicago — Food production workers at El Milagro, one of Chicago’s most popular tortilla companies, join with community allies for a Day of the Dead vigil Nov. 2, 2021, in honor of five coworkers [...]

Bridging Cultural And Political Gaps Through Indigenous First Foods

By Brian Oaster, Indian Country Today. -

A city isn’t the most likely place for an Indigenous crop revival. But across the greater Portland area in Oregon, municipalities like Metro and the City of Portland have been partnering with [...]

Cutting Food Waste: A Lesson In Climate Awareness And Environmental Literacy

By Agya K. Aning, Inside Climate News. -

Baltimore, MD - As a “farm to school specialist” in the Baltimore City public schools, Anne Rosenthal splits her time between an office and Great Kids Farm in Catonsville, a 33-acre plot of land, [...]

How Big Corporations And Bill Gates Took Over The UN Food Summit

By Camila Escalante, The Grayzone. -

This September 23, the United Nations holds its Food Systems Summit in New York. Under the guise of the UN system, and despite sleight-of-hand language about “equal opportunities,” this summit [...]

Local Market Shows The Strength Of The Nicaraguan People

By Yorlis Luna, Popular Resistance. -

Going to the popular market in one of Nicaragua’s Pacific towns is to feel the immense strength of the Nicaraguan people and to discover the real lives that exist behind the lies that the mass [...]

The Incalculable Cost Of Cheap Chicken

By Tina Vasquez, Scalawag. -

The average American consumes more than 100 pounds of chicken meat annually—or 8 billion chickens a year, nationwide. It should come as no surprise then that as the pandemic unfurled across the [...]

A French McDonald’s Is Now A Food Bank After Staff Resisted Shutdown

By Sarah Jackson, Business Insider. -

At one McDonald's in Marseille, France, everyone eats for free. Locals don't pay a dime — or euro — for food there because the location is now a food bank. The restaurant originally opened [...]

Declaration Of The Counter-Mobilization To Transform Corporate Food Systems

By Via Campesina. -

The only just and sustainable path forward is to immediately halt and transform corporate globalized food systems. The first step on this path is fully recognizing, implementing, and enforcing [...]

UN Food Systems Summit: Here Is Why We Are Boycotting It

By Elizabeth Mpfou and Edgardo Garcia, La Via Campesina. -

Yet, the organised peasant and indigenous movements from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas that collectively represent most of the world’s small-scale food producers have called for a total [...]

Lake Erie Advocates Launch Billboard Against ‘Factory Farms’

By Alexandra Mester, The Blade. -

Digital ads now showing on electronic billboards across Toledo and elsewhere in the state are part of a local campaign taking aim against concentrated animal feeding operations. Mike Ferner, [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Something’s Rotten In The Science Of Food

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Leading nutritionist Marion Nestle has spent much of her long illustrious career writing about what we eat and the science of food. The James Beard award-winner and author of the blog Food [...]

Weaponizing Science In Global Food Policy

By Maywa Montenegro, Matthew Canfield, and Alastair Iles, Inter Press Service. -

Santa Cruz, CA - In July, the United Nations will convene “Science Days”, a high-profile event in preparation for the UN Food Systems Summit later this year. Over the course of two days, the [...]

Scheer Intelligence: What Has Silicon Valley Done To Our Food?

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

Companies such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods have started to become household names, producing meat substitutes that taste as close to meat as their scientists have been able to engineer. [...]

How corporations buy and sell food made with prison labor

By H. Claire Brown, The Counter -

In 2011, Leprino Foods, the $3 billion company that supplies all the mozzarella to Papa John’s, Pizza Hut, and Domino’s pizza chains, lost its buffalo milk supplier in India. Water buffalo [...]