Industrial Agriculture

EAT-Lancet 2.0 Commission Revises Guidance for Healthy, Diverse Diets, and Sustainable Food Systems

The EAT-Lancet 2.0 Commission held a press conference to update the public on their forthcoming report, which will include goals for healthy diets and sustainable food systems.

International Finance Corporation Should Stop Bankrolling Destructive Agribusiness

A recent investment in an agribusiness giant will drive further environmental destruction and disenfranchisement of local and indigenous communities while enriching one of the world’s wealthiest and most powerful industrial agribusinesses.

Public Development Banks Must Stop Financing Factory Farming

Multinational development banks that pledged to align their lending with the Paris Agreement continue to pump money into industrial animal agriculture.

Report Investigates the Past, Present, and Future of Agrochemicals and Environmental Justice

New resources help students understand the ways industrial agriculture and agrochemicals impact their own communities and surrounding environments.

European Supermarket Chains Boycott Brazilian Beef Linked to Amazon Deforestation

Several supermarket chains in Europe are boycotting Brazilian beef in response to a report revealing major Brazilian meat producers like JBS S.A., Marfrig, and Minerva indirectly source cattle from illegally deforested areas in the Amazon.

Tackling the Climate Emergency through Diet Change

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Raphael Podselver of ProVeg International discusses the impact of industrial livestock production on the environment, the challenge of shifting eaters’ diets, and the importance of putting food on the agenda at future global conferences.

European Commission Commits to Phasing Out Caged Farming

The EU Commission recently pledged to phase out, and eventually ban, caged farming by 2027.

Are Alternative Meats a Good Option For The Environment?

A new report poses questions about the environmental impact of alternative meat.

Food Security Policy Must Consider Local Context: “Climate Change and Poverty Are Inherently Sexist”

Climate change is having an increasingly negative impact on global food security, and these impacts are falling disproportionately on women.

Social Movements And Scientists Are Challenging the UN Food Systems Summit’s Agenda

Civil society organizations, scientists and Indigenous peoples are taking a stand against UN Food Systems Summit’s agenda.

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