by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on July 23, 2014
"It's what you get when you combine aggressive promotion from for-profit companies with a vulnerable target -- kids who want a quick fix and don't care about health risk."
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on July 9, 2014 Updated: July 9, 2014
Imagine walking into a grocery store, walking to the back, and plucking your tomatoes right off the vine.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 27, 2014
Spurred by the so-called "ag-gag" laws that are criminalizing whistleblowing in the agricultural industry, one journalist has an unusual idea.
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by Katie Valentine Posted on June 27, 2014
High meat-eaters contributed an average of 7.19 kg of CO2 equivalent each day, while vegetarians contributed 3.81 kgCO2e and vegans contributed 2.89 kgCO2e.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 26, 2014
Millions of caterpillars, are munching through fields northern Liberia and marching into homes, causing many people to abandon their houses.
by Alan Pyke Posted on May 22, 2014
31 million kids get free school lunches. Just 2 million are able to take advantage of the summer food program.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 8, 2014
August-like temperatures have been baking the state since last weekend, causing widespread power outages as residents rush to turn on the A.C., and further exacerbating a drought which threatens to devastate this year's wheat crop.
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 5, 2014
It’s in our foods -- meat, cheese, milk, ketchup, salad dressing, soda, cookies, and chips. It’s found in our makeup, toothpaste, and perfume. It even powers our cars.
by Joe Romm Posted on May 1, 2014
Insects for food are getting a lot of buzz. Here's why.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on April 21, 2014 Updated: April 21, 2014
We've got to feed our growing population. Is the sea the next agricultural frontier to do that?