From cramped, unclean housing to a lack of paid sick days, more and more evidence is linking poor treatment of workers in the food chain to unsafe food.
Today on Grist we’re launching a series of articles about protein. What made me want to focus on protein? Well, let's just say it started with my dog, Lucy.
Could Monterey County influence the statewide discussion about this toxic fumigant before it goes into large-scale use? Some advocates are counting on it.
While the leadership of Slow Food USA has been working to broaden its audience and incorporate more advocacy and food access work, a vocal group of critics inside the movement accuses the group of straying too far from the kitchen.
As an American, corn-based spirit, bourbon has changed rapidly in recent decades. Now, the question is: How long do we have until it's all made with genetically engineered grain?
Kennedy Warne, author of Let Them Eat Shrimp, discusses the connection between shrimp farming and the disappearance of some of the most biologically productive ecosystems on Earth.
We continue digesting this year’s food politics coverage below — only this time we take account of the things that didn’t go so well. (Tired of bad news? See the year’s good food news instead.) …
2011 was a big year for food politics. In case you dozed off anywhere along the way, I’ve collected the year’s most important stories below. (Want something lighter? See my Sustainable Food Trends story from …
A good year-end trend list should do two things simultaneously: confirm the conscientious reader’s suspicions while providing a few surprise nuggets. Sustainable food is a vast category with many opportunities for interpretation, so what I …
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