Food Security

Ben Simon: Imperfect Produce May Be the Bay Area’s Perfect Solution

Food Tank talks with Ben Simon about Imperfect Produce, a new food recovery project that plans to give consumers access to affordable, ugly produce.

Nepalese Earthquake Victims In Desperate Need of Food Aid

A major earthquake in Nepal has left 1.4 million people in need of food assistance.

The Ugly Truth: Imperfect Produce Tastes Great and this Retailer is Selling it at a Discount

Canada’s largest grocery retailer launched a new campaign to get ugly produce out of landfills and into grocery aisles.

New Task Force Combats Issues Surrounding Food, Health, and Nutrition

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs launched an innovative task force comprised of leaders from the business, nonprofit, policy, and academic communities.

Waste Not, Want Not: Filmmakers Live on Wasted Food in Challenging New Documentary

In the new documentary “Just Eat It,” premiering April 22 on MSNBC, two filmmakers take on food waste by living exclusively on rescued food for six months.

Farmworkers Get the Recognition they Deserve

Farmworkers take center stage during Farmworker Awareness Week.

ActionAid Calls for Congress to Reform Biofuels Mandates

ActionAid is asking Congress to reform the biofuels mandates in the Renewable Fuels Standard and stop food-based biofuels consumption mandates.

French Senate Abolishes Best Before (DLUO) Label

The controversial best-before (DLUO) label for non-perishable food products has been abolished in France by the French Senate.

USDA Report Offers Insight on the Impact of Local Food Systems

Farmers’ market sales might be down, but local food systems are making a notable impact on increasing access to healthy food for all.

Twenty Chefs Unite to Save the Oceans, Feed the World

Globally-acclaimed chefs will unite in Spain on March 17, 2015 to announce support for Oceana’s Save the Oceans: Feed the World campaign.