America and Europe’s dairy industries cry over spilt milk Plant based milks are doing so well, the dairy industry has responded by lobbying the EU to prevent plant based milks from using … Continue reading Plant-based milk alternatives disrupt dairy – Got oats?
The Farm Bill will have profound consequences for the country, especially poor people and rural areas. Negotiations over it have completely stalled. Only part of the Farm Bill concerns American farmers. The … Continue reading Inside the Most Important Battle in Congress You Aren’t Paying Attention To
After a small trial “blew all the expectations out of the water,” the meat-free burger is expanding its reach. It’s only in Finland and Sweden, but with its success there it’s sure … Continue reading McDonald’s to Make First-Ever ‘McVegan’ Burger a Permanent Menu Option
Mega-mergers in the food sector have become commonplace, but EU laws do little to help it keep check on the impact this could have on the environment, public health, and food security. … Continue reading Bayer-Monsanto merger could reshape EU food sector
The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention. “It is simply not discussed in the agriculture, public health or nutrition communities. At … Continue reading The great nutrient collapse
Amazon announced Friday that it was acquiring Whole Foods Market for $13.7bn in cash. Bezos: “they make it fun to eat healthy.” … and expensive! Source: Amazon buys Whole Foods for $13.7bn … Continue reading Amazon buys Whole Foods for $13.7bn
Trump gives her kids organic food at home but has said nothing about her father’s last-minute reprieve of a pesticide shown to affect children’s brain development. Never mind that chlorpyrifos was banned … Continue reading Ivanka Preaches Organic, Silent While Dad OKs Toxic Pesticide
Welcome to the next front in the war between old and new food systems. The first reference to “soybean milk” in the U.S. showed up in 1897. “Almond milk” appears in medieval … Continue reading Big Dairy Wants Plant-Based Milk To Stop Calling Itself “Milk”
The idea that pesticides are essential to feed a fast-growing global population is a myth, according to UN food and pollution experts. A new report, being presented to the UN human rights … Continue reading UN experts denounce ‘myth’ pesticides are necessary to feed the world
Glyphosate, the most used herbicide in the world, has been found in the urine of 93 percent of Americans in a unique testing project by The Detox Project And it’s carcinogenic. Hmmm. … Continue reading Glyphosate Found in Urine of 93 percent of Americans Tested
What happens to children’s minds and bodies when parents cut out meat, dairy, and eggs. This article seems a bit propaganda-ish, take this quote: A 2014 study found that vegans eat 12 percent fewer … Continue reading Vegan preschools now exist. Do kids on vegan diets get enough nutrition?
The agricultural industry is being slammed by the fall in commodity prices. This article makes it out that farmers are getting hit by a drop in commodity prices which is affecting Monsanto’s … Continue reading Monsanto Profit Falls 25% As Farmers Continue To Cut Back On Spending