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How Big Chicken took over America

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22 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
The uphill battle to contain industrialized chicken farming

Big food: Michael Pollan thinks Wall Street has way too much influence over what we eat

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7 mentions15 hours ago 15 hours ago
Michael Pollan explains what studying the food system taught him about capitalism, and more

Dead pigs floating in Chinese river

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3 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
170 dead pigs recovered from a river in northwest China is the latest in a string of food and water safety scandals

We’ve listened – and we’re changing our legal terms back to what they were

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9 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
As has been widely reported, General Mills recently posted a revised set of Legal Terms on our websites. Those terms – and our intentions – were widely misread, causing concern among consumers. So we’ve listened – and we’re changing them back to what they were before. We rarely ...

Beekeepers search for answers as colonies show up damaged after almond farm pollination

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3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
As many as 80,000 bee colonies have died or been damaged this year after pollinating almond trees in the San Joaquin Valley, and some beekeepers are pointing to pesticides used on almond orchards as a possible cause.

Don't worry, soda. America still loves you.

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9 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Despite recent trends, Americans still drink a lot more soda than their peers around the world.

10 most obese states in America (and the right-wing policies that enable them)

12 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
It's not a coincidence that some of the poorest and most obese states in the country tend to lean Republican

Childhood obesity: Will power, kid power, and the power of the purse

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8 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
On-the-ground experience in Philadelphia, which recently documented a small but statistically significant drop in childhood obesity rates, shows that community involvement and partnership—among corner store owners and others, including kids—can help make a difference.

Nearly 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes: Study

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20 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
Researchers found a nationwide rise of the disease since late 1980s, and a parallel rise in obesity

Suicide epidemic among India's 'marginalized' farmers

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4 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
A new study has found that India’s shocking rates of suicide are highest in areas with the most debt-ridden farmers who are clinging to tiny smallholdings – less than one hectare – and trying to grow ‘cash crops’, such as cotton and coffee, that are highly susceptible to ...

The Future? ‘Beverages that beep, bleep and waft scents at shoppers’

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Manufacturers will spend more on designing packages that ‘blink, beep, yell and waft scents at shoppers', according to food packaging expert Joe Kerry from University College Cork.

How healthier menus bring diners in the door

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5 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
As the healthy dining trend continues to gain steam, restaurants are not only competing with each other for consumers' dining dollars, they also need to co

Advocates push for junk-food tax on Navajo Nation

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3 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago

'Working moms have hidden energy drink habit', BENEO warns

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Working moms are ‘hidden’ heavy users of energy drinks but are a group that would rush to buy healthier products providing sustained energy without spikes and crashes, BENEO says.

The Emerging Just and Sustainable Food Economy in Boston

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3 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
Innovations for Building Community Wealth and Health and Re-Localizing the Food System By Penn Loh and Glynn Lloyd The current conventional system of food production and distribution – how food com...

How McDonald’s went from hero to zero in Russia

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12 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
62 percent of Russians reportedly want it out of the country.

Food companies unhappy with FDA feed proposal

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18 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Expired marshmallows, broken crackers, stale donuts, even orange peels are among the billions of pounds of would-be waste that help feed livestock every year.By regularly diverting its waste in this way, the food industry prevents millions of tons of greenhouse gases from being released into the atmosphere, but ...

Supreme Court Considers Juice Label Dispute

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The Supreme Court seems likely to rule that juice maker Pom Wonderful can bring false advertising claims against the Coca-Cola Co. over a competing juice product.Several justices indicated during argument at the high court Monday that allowing Pom's lawsuit to go forward under federal...

Cutting carbs, gluten or fat? The 'utter nonsense' behind claims to be the best diet

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From the benefits of gluten-free to those of Mediterranean and Palaeolithic diets, many claims that one dietary strategy are better than another for health and weight loss are simply 'unjustified' and 'sometimes utter nonsense', according to a new review.

REVEALED: Gov. Christie’s investment chief has major financial ties to firm that got $300M in NJ pension cash

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45 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
"I think you perhaps don't understand finance." It is Monday afternoon, and Bob Grady - the national Republican power-broker behind Chris Christie's prospective presidential campaign - is angrily l...

Waiting for the 8th: How a D.C. family coped with cuts to the food stamps they rely on

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15 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
The months seem a bit longer for a D.C. woman and her family after recent cuts to the food stamps they rely on.

Powdered Liquor: Now Legal But Won't Be In Your Margarita Soon

3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
The feds have approved dehydrated versions of vodka and even mojitos. Simply add water and voila! You've got a cocktail. But red tape will likely keep the high-proof powder off the market for a while.

Powdered Alcohol is Coming Your Way: Just Add Water

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6 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
It's real, it's suspect and it's coming to a liquor store near you.