Scott Pruitt Putting Industry First… Let’s Not Turn a Blind Eye! “In the four months since he took office as the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator, Scott Pruitt has moved to undo, delay or otherwise block more than 30 environmental rules, … Read More
Posts tagged: NY Times
EPA Prioritizes Big Industries First; Puerto Rico’s Agricultural Sector Impacted by Maria, Melania Trump Says NO to GMO, Say What?
What Has Harvey Done for the Anti-Hunger Relief Groups Now anti-hunger groups are taking advantage of Harvey’s disastrous impact to Houston’s greatly impoverished communities, asking for more donations and financial support in order to provide hunger relief to those most … Read More
Reducing Food Waste Continues; Organic Foods You Can Easily Grow; Beacon of Light for Those in Agriculture; Scientists Examine What Went Wrong With Our Tomatoes; Raw Veggies Could Have You Tingling
Packaging Food With Food Helps to Reduce Waste “A growing number of entrepreneurs and researchers are working to turn foods like mushrooms, kelp, milk and tomato peels into edible — if not always palatable — replacements for plastics, coatings and … Read More
Why The Farm Bill Matters; Last Week’s Food Conference with Obama; Hunger Advocates Are Working Hard
Impacts of The Farm Bill in NYC and Beyond In terms of how it impacts the day to day life of New Yorkers, it includes the one million meals a day which the NYC Office of School Food offers to families. Food safety … Read More
Response to Roll Backs on Healthy School Food; Superfoods Trending Yet Fair Trade Wins; Pruitt Dismisses Twelve Scientists from EPA; Is Eating Salt is Back?
Perdue Moves to Make School Meals Great Again In 2010, Congress passed the bipartisan Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act (part of what some might describe as part of the Obamas’ legacy). The law included ‘new school meal guidelines, supported by the Institute … Read More
Vitamin D Deficiency & The Scoop On Supplements; Make Passover Seder More Sustainable; Science Improving Fruit Skins
People Popping Vitamin D: the NY Times Has The Scoop On Supplements Do you ever ask yourself if you should be taking vitamins? “Though scientists recognize that there are 13 vitamins that are essential for good health, there is no … Read More
Healthy, Organic Cereals Pave the Way for Good Food in Schools According to the Wall Street Journal, the nation’s childhood-obesity rates have tripled since the 1970s, and legislators are clashing over the effectiveness of recent federal rules mandating healthier fare … Read More
Advocates Push to Extend Animal Welfare Act of 1966 in Federal Agencies Right now, an important battle is taking place for basic animal welfare protections in federal agencies. That is, we need to ask for more transparency to ensure sufficient steps … Read More