Public Health

Exploring the Importance and Challenges of Plant-Based Diets

Experts discuss the importance of eating plant-based diets for our health and for the planet’s.

How Sun & Swell Ditched Plastic for Compostable Packaging

Sun & Swell is distributing their organic food products in 100 percent compostable packaging and reusable jars, one of the first companies to do this on a large scale.

Expanding Nutrition Initiatives in Lead-Up to U.N. Food Systems Summit

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is playing a key role in improving the nutrition landscape in Ethiopia.

16 Resources for Eating Seasonally Around the World

These guides can help eaters find fresh, nutritious food all year long.

From Fish to Wrappers, PFAS Contaminate the Food System

Most people in the United States have PFAS in their blood, and food and food packaging makes up the bulk of their exposure to these persistent, widespread substances.

Raley’s CEO Wants to Change the Way We Eat

President and CEO of Raley’s Family of Fine Foods talks about the role supermarkets can play in directing consumers toward healthier options.

Report Details Harmful Consequences of Prison Food Policies

Impact Justice’s new report detailing prison food policies and practices shows what message we are sending to people who are incarcerated through food.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans: There Are No Healthy People on an Unhealthy Planet

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans have the potential to better public health and the environment. But in recently released 2020-2025 guidelines do not go far enough.

The Netherlands Launches Public Awareness Campaign to Reduce Food Waste

To reduce food waste, the Netherlands is running a public awareness campaign to inform consumers what the dates on their food labels really mean.

New Research Finds Method to Create Safe Camel Milk Products

The Technical University of Denmark has identified a strain of lactic acid bacteria that can be used to ferment camel milk safely.