50 years ago the USA led the way in regulating pesticides, but research published today in Environmental Health finds that the country is still using many pesticides that are either banned or being phased out in the EU, China and Brazil.
Our food system has a systemic, structural problem. In every problem, there is an enormous opportunity to create really smart systems that address the challenges we’re seeing.
From Annie’s and General Mills to Once Upon a Farm, John Foraker’s experience transcends age groups and categories.
Jay and his classmate, Karn, shortly after the death of George Floyd launched a fundraiser for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
Partake Foods’ Denise Woodard is the only woman of color to raise $1M for a food start-up.
Food Equality Initiative is a voice for individuals who qualify for government assistance but due to their medical condition of food allergies cannot take full advantage of the program.
This morning, a friend shared this video with me, a father, reading a story to his children.
In the food industry, we have a trade show called “Expo West.” It’s been happening for over 30 years, and it’s size is massive, with over 80,000 attendees and over 5,000 companies presenting. This year, many commented that “the show has lost its soul.” Others were totally and completely jazzed, a real bifurcation.
“America, less than 1% of our farmland is organic….” Not enough Americans know this. With over 911 millions farmable acres in the United States, less than 1% of those acres are organic. So while 80% of us are now eating something organic, and 75% of grocery store categories now carry something organic, less than 1%…
A growing number of companies from Danone to General Mills are recognizing that the sustainability of their supply chain does not meet the needs of 21st century families.