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The Road to Golden Rice

International Rice Research Institute May 14, 2021 How can rice become more nutritious? Billions of people rely on rice for their daily nourishment. Thus, increasing the nutritional content of its grains can significantly boost the health of rice consumers. Journey … Continue reading

GMO debate grows over golden rice in the Philippines

PBS NewsHour Sep 17, 2014 Vitamin A deficiency is a deadly threat to kids and pregnant mothers in the Third World. In the Philippines, the best nutrient sources are rarely part of the daily diet, so researchers have tried adding … Continue reading

How Americans Are Tricked Into Buying Fake Food

CNBC Jan 15, 2023 The food in your kitchen cabinets may not be what it seems. Fraudsters motivated by economic gain secretly infiltrate the global food market through a variety of means, including counterfeits, dilutions, substitution and mislabeling, according to … Continue reading

Food Values with Alice Waters

The Edible Schoolyard Project Started streaming 24 minutes ago See related: They Really Don’t Want You To Know This… | Ralph Nader The GMO Deception: What You Need to Know about the Food, Corporations, and Government Agencies Putting Our Families … Continue reading

The GMO Deception: What You Need to Know about the Food, Corporations, and Government Agencies Putting Our Families and Our Environment at Risk: Sheldon Krimsky, Jeremy Gruber, Ralph Nader

Seventy-five percent of processed foods on supermarket shelves—from soda to soup, crackers to condiments—contain genetically engineered ingredients. The long-term effects of these foods on human health and ecology are still unknown, and public concern has been steadily intensifying. This new … Continue reading

The problem with rice no one is talking about

DW Planet A Dec 9, 2022 Half the world eats it. One-fifth of our calories come from it. But rice has a dark secret: It pumps pollutants into the air and is vulnerable to extreme weather. So how can we … Continue reading

Modern Meat (full documentary) | FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE PBS | Official Dec 27, 2022 FRONTLINE investigated how sweeping changes in the meat industry — making it vastly more centralized, high-tech and efficient — led to low prices, but also introduced new risks. (Aired 2002) This journalism is … Continue reading

The Trouble with Chicken (full documentary) | FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE PBS | Official Nov 16, 2021 An investigation into the spread of dangerous pathogens in our meat — particularly poultry — and the challenges facing the food-safety system in stopping the threat. (Aired 2015) This journalism is made possible … Continue reading

Food Insecurity is a Public Health Concern | Rayna Andrews | TEDxUWMilwaukee

TEDx Talks Nov 21, 2016 Food insecurity is an urgent public health problem in the United States, affecting one in seven households. Andrews TEDx talk explores the landscape and impact of food insecurity in the United States and overlays it … Continue reading

Hunger is not a question of scarcity. | Jasmine Crowe | TEDxPeachtree

TEDx Talks Nov 16, 2017 Jasmine Crowe is a docu-series producer and entrepreneur whose projects addressing hunger and poverty, and access to quality education have positively impacted vulnerable communities in more than 20 U.S. cities, the United Kingdom, and Haiti. … Continue reading