With regulation inadequate and children especially vulnerable, it makes sense for consumers to try to minimize exposure.
It's been forty years since food activism became a global phenomenon, and the social and environmental goals of the movement are more pressing than ever.
The traditional labor movement is hitting roadblocks trying to organize farmworkers. But campaigns that push the bounds of union organizing are finding success, on and off the farm.
Twelve major events in the evolution of the food movement.
Why is there hunger in a world that can feed itself—and how can we solve it?
Forty years after food activism took off around the globe, corporatism is stronger than ever. But so is the grassroots push for control over our work, land and seeds.
A truly democratic food system will need to rewrite the rules of our financial system.
The biggest threat we face is the control of seed and food moving into a few corporate hands.
Food is a good place to start to make change—but it’s only a start.
As the food movement has discovered, winning over the media, or even the president, is not enough.