Report Investigates the Past, Present, and Future of Agrochemicals and Environmental Justice

New resources help students understand the ways industrial agriculture and agrochemicals impact their own communities and surrounding environments.

Food Tank’s Spring 2022 Book List

Food Tank is rounding up 20 titles that celebrate ancestral farming practices, document the importance of marine ecosystems, introduce readers to new recipes, and more.

Report Reveals Need for Prioritizing Nutritious Food Donations

A recent report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) finds that no federal policies and few state policies affecting food bank donations currently prioritize nutrition.

American Diet Creates Public Health Crisis, Experts Say

Experts say the American diet has caused a huge wave of chronic illness. Black, Indigenous, and other marginalized communities experience the worst of it.

Food Talk Live: Raj Patel and Rupa Marya

Raj Patel, economist and food systems activist, and Rupa Marya, physician and advocate for health justice, discuss their new book Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice. The book unpacks the complexities of healthcare in a modern world.

Putting Hunger Prevention Back on the Global Agenda

Global hunger is worsening, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. U.N. FAO Chief Economist Maximo Torero identifies three concerning trends contributing to the crisis.

“Squashing Superbugs” Calls for a Reduction in the Misuse of Antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance is emerging as one of the biggest threats to public health. During a recent event, co-hosted by Food Tank, experts argue there is still time to act.

Squashing Superbugs in the Livestock Industry

The fight against superbugs requires us to reconsider our use of antibiotics in livestock.

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.

Meat Alternatives Warrant More Research, Says Johns Hopkins Study

A new review from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future compares plant-based substitutes and cell-based meats to farmed meat.

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