Thought Leaders

Not All Plant-Based Proteins Are Created Equal

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” Dan Curtin of Greenleaf Foods and Lightlife Foods discusses the growing demand for healthy plant-based products, the importance of consumer choice, and what it means to be a sustainable business.

New on the Podcast: Jeff Dunn on the Food Industry, Carrots, and Going Plant-Based

For Bolthouse Farms CEO, Jeff Dunn, carrot-based products and other plant-powered meals are the next directions for the food industry.

New Lesson Plans Aim to Find Solutions to Hunger

These 20 new lesson plans about world hunger for K-12 students have been designed to inspire youth to take action and help end food insecurity.

New on the Podcast: Marion Nestle Discusses Her New Book and the Current State of Food Politics

Marion Nestle’s new book Let’s Ask Marion: What You Need to Know about the Politics of Food, Nutrition, and Health examines a wide range of issues from school lunches, cultured meat, superfoods, and self-medicating with dietary supplements.

14 Latinx Food Change Makers

In recognition of National Latinx Heritage Month, Food Tank is celebrating the contributions of Latinx individuals across the food system.

Student Activists Lead Grassroots Movement to Ban Synthetic Herbicides

In response to thousands of claims that its weedkiller Roundup causes cancer, the multinational corporation Bayer announced a new legal settlement. But according to student-led organization Herbicide-Free Campus, Bayer’s proposal falls short of protecting public health.

New on the Podcast: Suzanne Adely, Sonia Singh Discuss Food Workers’ Rights

Suzanne Adely and Sonia Singh explain how the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement are exposing food workers’ rights abuses. They discuss the protections food workers urgently need.

New on Food Talk Live: Ted Nordhaus of The Breakthrough Institute on How Tech and Intensification Can Save Agriculture

On Food Talk Live: The Breakthrough Institute director Ted Nordhaus explains the research behind his arguments in favor of high-yield crops, intensified animal production, and a globalized supply of cheap food.

A South Indian Researcher is on a Quest to Find Forgotten Foods

A local South Indian researcher is highlighting forgotten foods of the region’s past and reintroducing them to the world.

New on the Podcast: Teresa Romero Discusses Justice for Farmworkers

Teresa Romero, president of United Farm Workers, discusses food justice, fair pay, and the food system after COVID-19