Lindsay Kalter, Health Care Reporter at the Boston Herald, is speaking at the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” which will be held in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America on April 1, 2017.
Mussels, cheeses, and biofuels. Permaculture and mini farms. Presidential chefs and scientists. Food Tank’s Spring reading list is a feast for the mind and stomach.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), two major food industry retail and manufacturer organizations, calls for widespread adoption of two standard phrases for food labels: Best If Used By or Use By.
Tama Matsuoka discusses how modern cultural values about which food is good and which is bad cause consumers to waste food, and how to change that.
Dr. Jessica Fanzo talks food as a central part of our lives, the impact of our daily choices on health and income security around the world, and the idea that letting go of some traditions may help solve some of the most daunting problems our food system faces.
Champions 12.3, a coalition of leaders in food waste reduction released a new report claiming businesses earn USD$14 for every USD$1 spent to reduce food loss and waste. Findings from The Business Case for Reducing Food Loss and Waste incentivizes decisionmakers in a new way.
Check out how these 11 people and organizations are alleviating hunger, forging new attitudes about food, and partaking in vital research to better our relationship with food.
Youth-run Rebel Ventures have spent the last 18 months developing Rebel Crumbles, which is now being served across all 235 public schools in Philadelphia. Meet the team behind the first-ever school product made by kids, with kids, and for kids.
Parke Wilde, PhD, food economist at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, is one of the organizing committee members for the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery.”
Some committee members that collaborated on a federally funded National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) report were found to have financial conflicts of interest (COIs). The 2016 report assessed the adverse effects of genetically engineered crops and their accompanying technol