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We Have Saturated The Earth With Really Dangerous Toxins

The Real Truth About Health Dec 5, 2019 We Have Saturated The Earth With Really Dangerous Toxins by Caitlin Shetterly Caitlin Shetterly is the author of Modified: GMOs and the Threat to Our Food, Our Land, Our Future (Putnam, 2016) … Continue reading

The Seattle 1999 WTO protest was a battle for food sovereignty

Democracy Now! Dec 1, 2019 Twenty years ago, tens of thousands of activists gathered in Seattle to protest the World Trade Organization and stop executives from signing a global trade deal that many felt was harmful to environmental and workers’ … Continue reading

Why Do We Use So Many Antibiotics On Healthy Animals To Grow Meat On American Factory Farms?

The Real Truth About Health Dec 1, 2019 Why Do We Use So Many Antibiotics On Healthy Animals To Grow Meat On American Factory Farms? By David Wallinga David Wallinga, the Food Dr., is a physician who’s spent his career … Continue reading

Farmers Taking Action on Climate Change: Keith Currie

FarmingFirstNov 28, 2019 How is Canada mitigating climate change? We interviewed Keith Curry from the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, on how Canadian farmers are working to sequester carbon and use their land to combat the climate crisis. Food-matters,

In the Shadow of Slavery: Africa’s Botanical Legacy in the Atlantic World: Judith Carney, Richard Nicholas Rosomoff

The transatlantic slave trade forced millions of Africans into bondage. Until the early nineteenth century, African slaves came to the Americas in greater numbers than Europeans. In the Shadow of Slavery provides a startling new assessment of the Atlantic slave … Continue reading

Black Rice: The African Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Americas: Judith A. Carney

Few Americans identify slavery with the cultivation of rice, yet rice was a major plantation crop during the first three centuries of settlement in the Americas. Rice accompanied African slaves across the Middle Passage throughout the New World to Brazil, … Continue reading

Why are the Koronivia Dialogues organized by FAO important?

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Nov 22, 2019 http://www.fao.org/climate-change/our… Agriculture experts from FAO member countries explain how the informal Koronivia Dialogue meetings organized by FAO provide a neutral space for discussions around the Koronivia Joint Work on … Continue reading

FAO and the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Nov 22, 2019 http://www.fao.org/climate-change/our… In this interview, Zitouni Ould-Dada, Deputy Director of FAO’s Climate and Environment Division, explains more about FAO’s role and why the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture (KJWA) matters … Continue reading

We all can take action now to keep antimicrobials working as they should!

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Nov 19, 2019 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 55.6K subscribers The misuse and overuse of antimicrobials, including antibiotics, is causing antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Every time we use antimicrobials to … Continue reading

Genetically modified salmon to hit U.S. markets

CGTN America Nov 18, 2019 Genetically modified food is a hot topic. Already, the majority of corn and soy grown in the U.S. has been genetically modified. But the science has also reached a range of other consumer products, and … Continue reading