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The American Way of Eating

Meatless Monday: Cheap Eats For Tough Times

Ellen Kanner | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

On a $33 food budget, "there's nothing extra for indulgences." Standing in the checkout line, "holding my breath, wondering, am I going to have enough money for this, or do the walk of shame and put something back on the shelf -- that was an entirely new experience."

Detroit Food Systems Under The Microscope

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.05.2012 | Detroit

It took journalist Tracie McMillan five months and 115 phone calls to line up the job she was striving for: a produce stocker at Walmart. For her ...

Limbaugh: Liberals Want to Control Your Food!

Kristin Wartman | Posted 05.08.2012 | Home
Kristin Wartman

Limbaugh's a little late to the game on this one, the term food justice is hardly news and he joins an already long line of conservatives who criticize any attempt to reign in Big Food.

Is There An American Way Of Eating?

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 03.02.2012 | Home

When you leaf through Bon Appetit or the dining section of a major newspaper, chances are there will be gorgeous food photos, expertly tested recipes ...

Going Undercover in the Belly of Our Beastly Food Chain

Kerry Trueman | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home
Kerry Trueman

From the fields of California's Central Valley to the produce aisle of a Michigan Walmart, and lastly, the kitchen of a Brooklyn Applebee's, Tracie McMillan gives a firsthand account of the long hours, lousy wages and difficult conditions that are par for the course in these places.

9 Things You NEED To Know About The Food You Eat

Tracie McMillan | Posted 04.25.2012 | Books
Tracie McMillan

Three years ago, I went to work undercover in America's food system. I wanted to see how the country's vast industrial food system worked. But more than that, I had a bone to pick with foodies.