Op-Ed

Op-Ed | Bridging the Gap: Health and Climate Action on World Environment Day

The connections between the health and nutrition community and the climate and environment community are stronger than ever.

Op-Ed | Sowing Change: Embracing Plant-Powered Meals in NYC

Centering plates around plant-based proteins allows eaters to tap into a plethora of ancient grains, whole beans, and plants for creatively ambitious and culturally diverse new dishes.

Op-Ed | Congress Must Pass the Vital Farm Bill to Address Food Security

The Farm Bill is a vital legislative package responsible for funding everything from farm subsidies to SNAP benefits to international food aid.

Op-Ed | Unintended Consequences of Environmentally Friendly Diets

Collaboration between scientists, policymakers, and program implementers across the fields of environment and nutrition is essential to develop and implement effective, evidence-based solutions.

Mexico Is Right to Reject GMO Tortillas

High levels of genetically engineered toxins and glyphosate in GM corn pose serious health risks in Mexico.

The United States Must Respect Indigenous Rights in Mexico GM Corn Case

Corn holds tremendous cultural, symbolic, and spiritual value for Mexico’s Indigenous peoples.

Op-Ed | Ubuntu Food Systems: Bridging Top-Down and Bottom-Up Leadership

Inclusivity means bringing together a multitude of perspectives, including smallholder farmers, global research and development, finance, startups, activism, community mobilization, and non-profit organizations.

Mexico’s Precaution on GM Corn Safety Is Justified

The government of the U.S. and Canadian are using the USMCA to challenge Mexico’s efforts to ban the use of genetically modified corn.

Hardline U.S. Stance Ignores Non-GM Corn Opportunity for U.S. Farmers

U.S. farmers could be better served if leaders supported a smooth transition for those affected by Mexico’s corn policies.

Op-Ed | California Crate-Free Law Offers Hog Farmers Economic Opportunity

Both Prop 12 and Question 3 passed with sweeping voter support, indicating approval for better animal welfare practices.

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