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Does Capitalism Have to Promote Child Abuse?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 01.16.2012 | Food
Kerry Trueman

Republicans have torpedoed the USDA's attempts to reduce the amount of pizza, french fries and salt that our kids consume at school. Why? Because the frozen pizza companies, the salt industry and potato growers asked them to. Really. It's that simple.

Why Does McWilliams Lambast Locavores When His Real Beef Is With Meat Eaters?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Sandwiched between the caricatures of loco locavores and McWilliams' hey-ho-GMO cheerleading, lies the meat of the matter; we can't go on eating animals like this.

Not Swine Flu, Not H1N1 Virus -- Introducing Factory Farm Flu 1

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

The name Factory Farm Flu 1 is less than accurate; many diseases have been transmitted from animals to humans by Confined Animal Feeding Operations. But we have to start somewhere.

Food Fight Documents The Agri-Culture Wars

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

The film Food Fight rounds up all the usual suspects to decry this rotten food system, as well as the true foot soldiers in the battle to make real food available to all of us, regardless of income or region.

The Dead Zone Diet

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Steak or salmon? Enjoy your dithering while you can, folks. It's Agribiz vs. Aquabiz, and at the moment, the farmers are beating the waders off of the fishermen.