Publications

Scientists Found Eating Organic Food for One Week can Reduce Levels of Pesticides

Researchers found that eating organic food for one week had significantly reduced levels of toxins within the body, and in turn, reduce the health risks of pesticide exposure.

20 Food Journalists to Celebrate on World Press Freedom Day

To celebrate World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2019, Food Tank honors journalists from all over the world whose articles make it easier to learn about agriculture and food.

Start National Reading Month With 21 Food and Ag Reads

Food Tank is highlighting 21 books on food, agriculture, and environment to inspire readers of all ages to get in on the National Reading Month celebrations in 2019.

Project Drawdown’s Narrative for Climate Change: 100 Solutions

Paul Hawken’s new book Drawdown outlines 100 ways the world is working to protect the climate— straightforward enough that readers can do it too.

New Report Sets Clear Targets for Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems

The EAT-Lancet Commission for Food, Planet, and Health released its scientific review, publishing the world’s first-ever scientific targets for healthy diets and sustainable food production.

“Food Has to Be Really Good For Everyone Involved in the Food Chain”

On Food Talk, Sara Brito talks about what better food means for the food system: “to be really good, food has to be really good for everyone involved in the food chain.”

Large Companies Are “More Open Than I’ve Ever Seen Before” to Food System Change

On Food Talk, Executive Director of the Global Harvest Initiative Margaret Zeigler talks about the private sector’s energy to address sustainability and food productivity.

From Soil to Supper—Technology and the Food System

According to a new report, the food system is on the verge of the new frontier, powered by machine learning, artificial intelligence, and other technologies.

Food Tank’s Fall 2018 Reading List—19 Books To Take the Food System Back

Food Tank’s fall book list features reads from top authors and experts on food policy, nutrition science, healthy eating, food justice, and farming.

Groundbreaking Report Analyzes Agricultural Policies Across 117 Countries

Over 45 years, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) tracked indicators in 117 countries to understand which policies benefitted agriculture and development. Now, their groundbreaking report has found that successful agricultural transformation in a country depends on the quantity and quality of land available, existing demographic pressures, and implementation of a mix of appropriate policies.