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Chris Hunt serves as director of GRACE's food program, Sustainable Table, working to educate consumers about the benefits of sustainable agriculture and developing tools to empower them to improve our food system. Chris provides strategic direction for the food program and oversees its major projects, Eat Well Guide and The Meatrix. His areas of interest and expertise include industrial livestock production, food waste, urban agriculture and food systems advocacy.

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Cereal Offenders: EWG Exposes Excessive Sugar In Children's Cereals

(0) Comments | Posted May 21, 2014 | 2:19 PM

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In 2011, I wrote a blog post about an Environmental Working Group report that assessed the sugar content of children's breakfast cereals. (Summary: Children's breakfast cereals contain way too much sugar.) Recently, EWG published a follow-up report, "

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Johns Hopkins, Pew Commission Report: No Progress in Industrial Livestock Production

(3) Comments | Posted October 22, 2013 | 6:31 PM

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In 2008, the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production published the most comprehensive analysis of the impacts of industrial meat, egg and dairy production undertaken to date. As came as little surprise to anyone remotely familiar with the issue, the Commission's...

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Food Date Labels: Consumer Safeguard, or Confusing Waste of Food and Money?

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2013 | 2:24 PM

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I used to fancy myself some sort of rogue, daredevil eater, flaunting food safety recommendations and cheating a certain death by consuming a wide variety of foods well after the expiration dates printed on the packaging. Turns out I'll have to satisfy my...

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The Arsenic in Your Chicken

(20) Comments | Posted May 13, 2013 | 1:31 PM

While industrial livestock production involves a remarkably wide array of bad practices, a few manage to extend beyond mere imprudence into the realm of Total Insanity. For instance, the reckless abuse of antibiotics for growth promotion. Or the construction of uncovered multimillion-gallon cesspools for...

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