The science tells us that glyphosate is safe to use as directed. Farmers use it because it enables them to use less herbicide and practice no-till farming, which is beneficial for soil health. Why is it still making headlines as a "toxin" in our food?
The U.S. recently experienced a multi-state E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce. Five people died and hundreds became sick from eating the contaminated lettuce. Though the infected romaine is no longer for sale
What is sustainability? How do non-government organizations (NGOs), corporations, governments, farmers, and consumers address sustainability? And how does this affect you, your food, and the environment?
The United States is the largest beef producer and the largest beef importer. How does beef trade around the world, and how do global trade agreements and tariffs affect the price of beef on your dinner plate?
In an attempt to create healthier humans, government agencies on the local and global level have proposed a sugar tax. But, would a tax really benefit the health of Americans or is it simply a disguise to collect additional revenue?
The fish on our plate often comes from all over the world, but we really have no knowledge of exactly where the fish spawned, swam, and was processed. Has the fish on your plate been caught or farmed sustainably? Was it fed a healthy diet before it was harvested?
Vermont legislation has announced that effective July 1, the state will require all foods that are made with GMOs to be labeled as such. You might be thinking, “So? What is all the fuss about? Isn’t transparency a good thing?” While that reasoning sounds logical, in this case it does not make sense.