Extensive wind and water damage caused by Hurricane Harvey has destroyed crops, stranded livestock, and contaminated the food supply. Texan farmers and ranchers will require ongoing support as they begin to assess damages.
A new IFPRI report examines climate change’s effect on nutrition and how a “climate-smart, nutrition-sensitive” food system, as well as mitigation and adaptation strategies, can reduce morbidity and mortality.
Tony Hillery founded Harlem Grown to address the health and academic challenges facing public elementary school students in Harlem.
Jude Medeiros, Regional Vice President for Sodexo, is inspired to teach a new generation of sustainability advocates to create sustained change within the food system.
Young Female Farmers Mobile Produce uses food to unify communities, cutting across age, income, and cultural differences.
The George Washington University (GW) launched the Food Institute Student Fellowship to encourage GW students to research new aspects of the sustainable food movement and participate in local food work in Washington, D.C.
A new True Health Initiative report addresses critics of the controversial Seven Countries Study begun in 1958, which sought to examine lifestyle and dietary factors with coronary heart disease outcomes across time.
Food Tank speaks with Dr. Xuemei Germaine, founder of MicroGen Biotech, about the microbial products they are developing to increase crop yields, improve the crop safety, and promote soil health. MicroGen is working to address the health risks of soil pollutants through their patented platform techn
Congressman Dwight Evans of Pennsylvania details his work on food security in America and the importance of strong food policy both domestically and internationally in a conversation with Food Tank.
I’ve recently spent several weeks in Malawi, and for about 15 years I have been working with colleagues on measuring the impacts of agricultural input use in Africa. With American budget cuts looming, I spent some of my time overseas reflecting on the importance of the research that is often support