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'Buy Local' Food Programs Deceive Consumers and Are Rarely Enforced
Business  (tags: food, markets, fraud )

- 1 day ago -
As local-food sales grow into a $20 billion industry, a USA TODAY Network investigation found that state-branding programs designed to inform consumers and support local farmers are deceptive and virtually unregulated.
Why Is China Treating North Carolina Like the Developing World?
Business  (tags: meat, factory farms, food, regulations, exports )

- 1 day ago -
How lax regulation made it cheaper for China to outsource pork production - and all of its environmental and human costs - to the U.S.
These Foreign Workers Say They Were Told to Pick Blueberries Unless They Were on Their "Death Bed"
Business  (tags: agriculture, food, workers, abuse )

- 43 days ago -
A lawsuit alleges that a Washington berry giant used "a pattern of threats and intimidation" to manage its guest workers.
No More Human Trafficking
Business  (tags: food, snacks, slavery, human rights, petitions )

- 140 days ago -
Send your message now! Tell the Snack Food 20 companies that you demand an end to modern day slavery and Conflict Palm Oil.
Rich People Are Ruining Beer
Business  (tags: beer, alcohol, food, monopolies )

- 197 days ago -
Two conglomerates now control 90% of U.S. beer production. That doesn't go down smoothly.
Farmers' Crops Are Rotting in the Fields Thanks To Trump
Business  (tags: farmers, crops, food, harvests, harvesting, workers. immigrants, farms )

- 214 days ago -
Trump's immigration and trade policy is singlehandedly hurting an already struggling agriculture sector. Farmers are crying, literally crying, that they cannot find the people qualified to harvest their crops.
How the Food and Drug Companies Ensure That We Get Sick and They Make Money
Business  (tags: humans, food, corporate greed, research, business, dishonesty, consumers, marketing )

- 235 days ago -
The documentary What the Health shows how the lives and health of human beings are considered insignificant, and in many ways threatened, by the pursuit of profits in the meat and dairy and drug industries.
Over 600 Supermarkets in Quebec Are Giving Extra Food to Food Banks PETITION
Business  (tags: supermarkets, Quebec, food, recovery program, Foodbanks, feeding people, business, consumers, economy, humans, society )

- 368 days ago -
As part of the Supermarket Recovery Program (SRP), more than 600 stores across the Province of Quebec will donate excess produce to foodbanks. Run by Food Banks of Quebec, the program aims to handle 14,000 tons of food per year and feed 400,000 people
Snopes Busted for Spreading Monsanto Propaganda to Quell Safety Concerns About RoundUp Glyphosate
Business  (tags: abuse, consumers, corruption, cover-up, ethics, food, health, humans, lies, marketing, money, world )

- 385 days ago -
The big players in the GMO and agrochemical industry-Monsanto, Bayer, Dow, Syngenta, DuPont-are engaging in an extensive public relations, advertising, lobbying and political campaigning to make sure that genetically engineered crops (GMOs) and the chem..
Fueling the Destruction of Food
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, energy, environment, ethics, farming, food, GMO corn, ethanol, lies, money, SustainableDevelopment, world )

- 390 days ago -
GM ethanol-ready corn is perhaps the perfect GMO, at least within the realm of what readily can be sold given conventional subsidies. The only thing better would be a GMO which spontaneously combusts in the field prior to harvest. Indeed, this would be...
New Infographic Shows How Only 10 Companies Control Every Brand We Know
Business  (tags: food, monopolies, corporations, Behind the Brands )

- 443 days ago -
An infographic based off of Oxfam's newly released report shows how only 10 companies control nearly all of the food and beverage brands we know.
When Agribusinesses Control the Government, People Die
Business  (tags: Big Agra, agribusiness, food, farming, corporations, corporate control, 1%, one percent, injustice )

- 536 days ago -
The US is increasingly no longer a country; instead, we're being run like a business, and in some cases, it's literally killing us.
How Much Do You REALLY Know About GMOs?
Business  (tags: farming, food, GMOs, health )

- 683 days ago -
In North America, more than 80% of the foods on supermarket shelves and restaurant menus contain Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Take this 2-minute quiz to get your GMO IQ score
More Ugly Fruit and Vegetables Coming to Loblaw Stores
Business  (tags: loblaws, naturally imperfect line, food, ontario, quebec, business, consumers, economy, humans, money, society )

- 749 days ago -
The company launched its Naturally Imperfect line last March, offering ugly apples and potatoes to Ontario and Quebec shoppers as part of a trial run that later expanded to select stores in other provinces.
A Major American Meat Company Is Going Big With Antibiotic-Free Pork
Business  (tags: Good news, consumers, business, corporate, Americans, humans, health, food, meat, Tyson, antibiotic-freemarketing, farming )

- 754 days ago -
Tyson is responding to consumer demand with a new line of meat sourced from pigs raised without drugs.

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