48 Million Sickened Every Year By Cheap, Dirty Meat

By Katherine Paul, Organicconsumers.org -

If you live in the U.S., you’re far more likely to get hit with salmonella or some other foodborne illness, than if you live in the U.K.  You can thank the factory farm industry for that. An [...]

Degeneration Nation 2018: The Darkest Hour

By Ronnie Cummins, Organicconsumers.org -

Welcome to Degeneration Nation 2018. The frightening truth is that our “profit-at-any-cost” economy and global empire, run by and for the one percent and multi-national corporations, aided and [...]

More Than Half Of US Babies Are At Risk For Malnourishment

By Lauren Weber, the Huffington Post -

Last week, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a groundbreaking policy statement highlighting the importance, and irreversibility, of the 1,000-day window. “Failure to provide key [...]

France Abandons Airport After Decade Of Squatting Protest

By Kim Willsher, The Guardian -

The French government has abandoned plans for a new €580m (£513m) airport in western France, a sensitive decision that past governments had shirked for decades, but announced campaigners who have [...]

World Food Prize Should Become Voice Of Regenerative Agriculture

By Sharon Donavan, DesMoines Register. -

In 2017, the WFP awarded its $250,000 prize to Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, the head of the African Development Bank, who was quoted as saying his mission is to bring industrial agriculture to all of [...]

The History Of Industrial Agriculture And Its Impact

By Heather Gray, Justice Initiative International. -

Rashid wisely begins by sharing the history of the west’s conceptualization of “the way that we think about ourselves and our relation to the material world that exists around us.” He notes that [...]

Time To Confront Scourge Of Capitalism In Food System

By Justin Theodra, Truthout.org -

In December, the Kraft Heinz Company launched a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign in response to "prolonged negative perceptions" about the health risk associated with its products. [...]

Saving The Ecosystem With Wild Backyards

By Sherri Mitchell and Rivera Sun, www.occupyradio.com -

This week on Love (and Revolution) Radio, Sherri Mitchell and Rivera Sun speak with citizen scientist and master gardener Adrian Fisher about reconciliation ecology and how her neighborhood [...]

Is Big Food’s Lobbying Arm On The Brink Of Extinction?

By Katherine Paul, organicconsumers.org -

At the height of the GMO labeling battle, we not-so-fondly referred to the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) as “Monsanto’s Evil Twin.” Last week, a former GMA executive told Politico that [...]

Food Should Be A Commons, Not Capitalism

By Claire Luchette, www.CivilEats.com -

No consumer, farmer, or activist participates in the food system without also participating in capitalism. To Eric Holt-Giménez, the director of Food First, this is a basic truth that’s too often [...]

Day 7 Of Countdown To Launch: Carlos Martinez

By Staff, www.popularresistance.org -

By Popular Resistance. Carlos Martinez began shooting for his local newspaper at the age of 15 years in Houston, Texas. He worked his way up to being the Chief Photographer and Photo Editor for [...]

Investigation Reveals Cannibalism, Hepatitis At Major Turkey Supplier

By Michael Sainato and Chelsea Skojec, therealnews.com -

By Michael Sainato and Chelsea Skojec for The Real News Network - On November 20, animal rights network Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) released findings from a 9 month investigation into Norbest [...]

Newsletter – People Act Where US Fails On Climate

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. The climate crisis is upon us. It seems that every report on climate conditions has one thing in common: things are worse than predicted. The World [...]

Organic Farm Co-op: World’s Largest Will Use 100% Renewables

By Staff, thenews.coop -

By Staff of Co-operative News - Organic Valley is creating a solar partnership that is set to increase overall usage in Wisconsin by 15%, and will incorporate insect-friendly habitat. Organic [...]

Meat Industry Linked To Largest Toxic Dead Zone In US History

By Alexandra Jacobo, nationofchange.org -

By Alexandra Jacobo for Nation of Change - The meat industry, more specifically corporate giants such as Tyson foods, has been directly linked to the environmental catastrophe know as the toxic [...]