SNAP Threatened In House Farm Bill

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The farm bill is finally making its way through the legislative process. The House Agriculture Committee last month passed H.R.2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (the farm bill), on a [...]

Food Policy Action Plans Broad-Based Opposition To Draft Farm Bill

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On May 8-9th, 2018, Food Policy Action (FPA) is mobilizing stakeholders from across the United States to voice their united opposition to the draft 2018 Farm Bill released by the House [...]

Chicago-Based Assata’s Daughters Announces Food Justice Through Gardening Project

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Assata’s Daughters is a Chicago-based collective that embraces a Black radical perspective to serve their Washington Park community. One of their newest programs is a food justice-oriented [...]

Are You Ready For The New Wave Of Genetically Engineered Foods?

By Stacy Malkan, -

Everyone loves a feel-good story about the future. You’ve probably heard this one: high-tech foods enhanced by science will feed the 9 billion people expected on the planet by 2050. Food made in [...]

Study Says That 36% Of College Students Don’t Have Enough To Eat

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"Prices have gone up over time," says Sara Goldrick-Rab, a professor of higher education policy at Temple and the lead author of the report. "But the rising price is just a piece. This is a [...]

America’s Biggest Beef Eaters Responsible For Large Chunk Of Climate Emissions

By Georgina Gustin, -

The biggest eaters of burgers, steaks and ribs contribute the largest hunk of diet-related greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, according to a new study that examined individual eating [...]

Plans Take Shape for a Regeneration Midwest Alliance

By Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin, Regeneration International -

Last month, Regeneration International and our partner organizations hosted a meeting at the MOSES Organic Farming Conference in La Crosse, Wisconsin, to gauge interest in forming a 12-state [...]

48 Million Sickened Every Year By Cheap, Dirty Meat

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 [...]