Canada’s new Food Guide incorporates input from 20,000 Canadians and gives its neighbors to the south a whole new set of best practices to chew on…
Composting your food scraps can cut way down on the waste sent to landfills while helping to produce nutrient-rich fertilizer for your garden…
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that global warming is causing our crops to be less nutritious? — William Persson, Glendale, OH It’s difficult to say whether or not the climate change we are now experiencing is negatively impacting the nutritional quality of our food, but researchers warn that it may be only a matter of time. […]
Dear EarthTalk: What is the “National Food Policy” that environmentalists and foodies are asking President Obama to enact by Executive Order, and how would it affect American diets? — Justin Brockway, Los Angeles, CA A November 2014 op-ed piece in The Washington Post entitled “How a National Food Policy Could Save Millions of American Lives” makes the case for President Obama to sign into […]
Dear EarthTalk: How is it that our more effectively managing ocean resources could help us better feed the world? — Missy Jenkins, Boone, IA Hunger is a growing problem around the world, in both developing and developed countries. As our population continues to rise, the amount of arable land per capita is declining and climate change […]
Food Additives: What You Need To Know To Stay Healthy Hidden Dangers Could Be Lurking in Foods We Love
Nitrates/nitrites, potassium bromate, parabens, BHA, BHT, theobromine, phosphates, aluminum—these food additives and others could be harming your health.
Climate Change and Food’s Nutritional Value Global warming may in fact be making our food crops less healthy for us
It’s difficult to say whether or not the climate change we are now experiencing is negatively impacting the nutritional quality of our food, but researchers warn that it may be only a matter of time.
Food Advocates Call for Grocery Stores to Combat Food Waste.
Americans are increasingly concerned about the environment, but skeptical of organic labeling, and not necessarily willing to spend more.
GMO Labelling: Activists are trying to hold back the onslaught of genetically modified foods—or at least slap them with a label…