Food politics
Food politics are the political aspects of the production, control, regulation, inspection, distribution and consumption of food. The politics can be affected by the ethical, cultural, medical and env...
‘Chemophobia’ is irrational, harmful – and hard to break
We all feel a profound connection with the natural world. E O Wilson called this sensation biophilia: ‘the urge to affiliate with other forms of life’. That sense of connection brings great emotional ...
Unprecedented Scientific Report Says Decline Of Pollinators A Threat To Food Security
Around the world, the animals that pollinate our food crops - more than 20,000 species of bees, butterflies, bats and many others - are the subject of growing attention. An increasing number of pollin...
How To Avoid Giving Food Poisoning To Your Holiday Guests
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 48 million people get food-borne illnesses every year. Out of those, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die.
Here’s What It’s Like Feeding Yourself On Food Stamps
A few weeks ago I got an email from the food bank announcing their 2015 Hunger Challenge. The premise seemed simple: For five days live off of what the average food stamps recipient would have availab...
The Best Thing To Eat In Every Country Around The World
From katsudon in Japan to grilled meats in Argentina, here are the best things to eat in every country, chosen by the locals who live there. What is the single dish visitors should not miss when visit...
Risk Of Food Shortages To Rise With Climate Change
A new report found that extreme weather in the coming decades will have an increasingly strong impact on global food supplies. The chances of food shortages and extreme price hikes could triple by 204...
CNN: Feeding the hungry, nourishing the soul
CNN Hero Narayanan Krishnan gave up a career as a chef to feed the homeless three meals a day in Madurai, India.
Cutting Carbon Emissions Could Have Indirect Effects On Hunger
As many of the world’s nations prepare and implement plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions, researchers say another critical factor needs to be considered. A new study has found for the first time tha...
Agricultural policy
Agricultural policy describes a set of laws relating to domestic agriculture and imports of foreign agricultural products. Governments usually implement agricultural policies with the goal of achievin...
Food security
Humans are using an increasing amount of Earth's annual production of plants.Food security is a condition related to the supply of food, and individuals' access to it. Concerns over food security h...
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Hunger
In politics, humanitarian aid, and social science, hunger is a condition in which a person, for a sustained period, is unable to eat sufficient food to meet basic nutritional needs.Throughout history,...
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Famine
A famine is a widespread scarcity of food, caused by several factors including crop failure, population unbalance, or government policies. This phenomenon is usually accompanied or followed by regiona...
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Government provided school meals in the United States
School meal programs in the United States provide school meals freely, or at a subsidized price, to the children of low income families. These free or reduced meals have the potential to increase hous...
Government provided school meals in the United States - Wikipedia
Sustainable food system
In ecology, sustainability is how biological systems remain diverse and productive. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. In more general terms, ...
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Norwegian butter crisis
The Norwegian butter crisis began in late 2011 with an acute shortage of butter and inflation of its price across markets in Norway. The shortage caused soaring prices and stores' stocks of butter ran...
Norwegian butter crisis - Wikipedia