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Rats In The Cellar: The American Food Industry's Substandard Labor Conditions

Al Norman | Posted 11.20.2016 | Business
Al Norman

The American food industry is infested by poor working conditions, below average wages, and rampant discriminatory, abusive labor practices.

Exposing Food Chain to Human Rights, via Music's Diplomats

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 06.15.2016 | Impact
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Hunger engulfs almost a billion of the globe's citizens but inadequate nutrition is an even broader epidemic that consumes millions of healthy lives, from the richest nations to the poorest subsistence farmers.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Cinnabon

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.15.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

No trip to the mall is complete without a visit to that shrine to the noble cinnamon bun: Cinnabon.

Sweetgreen: Good Food And Good Values

Nadine Cheung | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business

Sweetgreen isn't just another healthy eatery. It's one of the fastest growing food chains in the U.S., and according to co-founder Nicolas Jammet, asp...

LOOK: Queerness Through The Eyes Of An Outlaw Poet (NSFW PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Food Chain is a groundbreaking new art book from Slava Mogutin that explores queerness through the perspective of an outlaw queer poet. Described b...

Global Food Study Shows Ominous Shift In Human Diet

natureheader | Hannah Hoag | Posted 12.04.2013 | Science

The fast-growing economies of China and India are driving a global increase in meat consumption, cancelling out decreases elsewhere, according to a co...

Preventing Invasives Key to Great Lakes Ecology and Economy

Mark Tercek | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Mark Tercek

Organisms like zebra mussels enter lakes and waterways through commercial shipping and recreational boating. Other species, like Asian carp, are imported without considering the potential risks and are introduced to the ecosystem.

The Bird and the Worm

Lia Seth | Posted 05.27.2013 | Women
Lia Seth

I stood there bewildered for a moment. Sure, I watch as much Planet Earth as any other person, but I had never seen a vicious act of nature in person before. In that instant, I came to the realization that I didn't really have it that bad.

Utopia, Dystopia, Sitopia

Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York | Posted 09.19.2012 | Green
Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York

Outside the dwindling community of farmers, the truth is that people generally don't think about how their food gets to where they first cross paths with it.

Paula Deen Launching New Prepared Food Line, Shopping TV Show

Posted 06.16.2012 | Home

Thought Paula Deen wouldn't be able to recover from the backlash of her diabetes announcement? Think again. Deen's been pretty busy lately. She's deve...

Honoring the Hands That Prepare Our Food

Mark Muller | Posted 11.04.2011 | Home
Mark Muller

Eat well this Labor Day. Thank our food chain colleagues for their sacrifices. But with that thanks, also make a shared commitment for a food system based on justice and health and not one that can verge on exploitation.

Did You Just Eat a Plastic Bag? How Plastic Pollution Has Entered Our Food Chain

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Many of us limit our intake of tuna and swordfish due to high chemical levels in those fish, and research shows disposable plastic waste may be a potent source of this contamination.

Scary Study: Plants at Base of Ocean Food Chain Have Declined Up to 40% Due to Warming Seas

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

Regardless of the geopolitics of climate change, no matter what anyone chooses to believe or not, the total loss of phytoplankton would be a catastrophic global event.

Dan Froomkin

Scientists Find Evidence That Oil And Dispersant Mix Is Making Its Way Into The Foodchain | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scientists have found signs of an oil-and-dispersant mix under the shells of tiny blue crab larvae in the Gulf of Mexico, the first clear indication t...

Fish Farming Innovations

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sunil Chacko

A private university in Japan, through government grants and in collaboration with an affiliated commercial entity, completely cultured near-extinct bluefin tuna -- a first for the world.