Those occupying the Gill Tract, a 10-acre plot just outside of Berkeley, say they won’t leave until they know it will be farmed sustainably. Meanwhile, the University of California — owner of the property — is losing its patience.
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The problem isn’t that people are eating too many sardines — on the contrary, it’s that we’re feeding most of them to farmed fish (like tuna and salmon) and industrially farmed animals.
China’s meat consumption has changed a lot in the last 20 years — so much so that corn to feed industrially raised animals is now more prevalent than rice.
Burger King is the first national fast-food chain to pledge cage-free pork and eggs. Never heard of “cage-free pork”? Neither had we.
For food reformers, little has changed since the “Secret Farm Bill” process was exposed to the public last fall. But now the GOP-led House has turned their attention to food stamps and it remains to be seen whether Congress can …
Migrant packers at a Thai seafood factory with strong ties to Walmart claim they’re being underpaid and kept against their will.
Antibiotics, eggs, nitrogen, and Monsanto’s new seeds: A food politics news roundup.
Daniel Imhoff, the man who literally wrote the book on food policy, talks about democracy, debate, and why we should feel thankful for the farm bill, even in depressing years like this one.