Tag Archives: Food

Tesco To Give Unsold Food To Charities By
Tesco’s chief executive has said that he does not feel ‘comfortable’ throwing out thousands of tonnes of food waste each year when it could go to helping people in need. New Statistics published by Tesco  revealed that...
VIDEO: Spy Drones Expose Smithfield Foods Factory Farms By
From RT: Thousands of huge pig farms in N. Carolina are spraying untreated animal waste into the air and contaminating neighboring communities, Mark Devries, who shot a shocking aerial video with a spy drone, told RT. This environmental problem “has for some reason received...
Hats, Shirts, Milk — The Hempest Has It All, And It’s All Made Of Hemp By
The Hempest van, which runs on vegetable oil, diesel, biodiesel or hemp oil. (Kim Napoli, Hempest Inc.) BOSTON — Jon Napoli jokes that when he opened a small shop specializing in hemp products in 1995, it was because, at 23, he just didn’t have anything better...
Dallas’ Attempt To Fight Charities That Feed Homeless Cost 8 Years And $250,000 By
Dallas city leaders voted Wednesday to walk back its crackdown on feeding the homeless in public and agreed to pay out a quarter-million-dollar cash settlement to the charities that took the city to court eight years ago. A national advocate for the homeless hopes Dallas’...
EU Announces $12.3 Million In Aid For Syrian Civilians In Turkey, Syria By
Reports: The European Union on Tuesday announced 10 million euros ($12.3 million) in new humanitarian aid for Syrian civilians in Turkey and Syria. “Today, we are stepping up our assistance to the people of Syria and to the Turkish communities hosting Syrian refugees,”...
The Glaring Falsehood That Could Steal Health Care Away From Millions Of Americans By
A lawsuit that will cause the structure of Obamacare to “crumble,” according to a state attorney general who is one of the lawsuit’s leading proponents, rests on a falsehood about how one former senator helped shape the act. Nevertheless, a minority of the judges...
Global Warming, Big Ag, US Military Standing In Way Of Native Food Sovereignty By
OTTAWA, Ontario — Annie Alowa was a Yup’ik woman, born in 1924 on St. Lawrence Island, west of mainland Alaska, surrounded by the Bering Sea. Just 150 miles south of the Arctic Circle, it is miles away from any industry or agriculture, but the Yup’ik people have...
The Fallacy Of Feeding The World By
Yesterday I heard someone talking about how the US has a responsibility to “feed the world”. I have a real problem with this, who gave us this mandate? The thought of the US “feeding the world” is ridiculous in so many ways, but more so, it is condescending to...
We Must Degrow The ‘Corporate Food Regime': Food Sovereignty Advocate By
It’s necessary to “degrow” the “corporate food regime” that over last five decades has impoverished the climate, water resources, local communities and crop diversity, and has not solved the problem of hunger. This was the argument made...