Scientists Continue the Search for the Source of COVID-19

Scientists are looking for the origin of COVID-19, but have yet to find a definitive source.

Corporate Accountability Report Details Big Business Influence On Nutrition Policy

A recent report from the global campaign Corporate Accountability uncovers conflicts of interest and misrepresented science that influence nutrition standards around the world. The report, “Partnership for an Unhealthy Planet: How Big Business Interferes with Global Health Policy and Science,”…

New on the Podcast: Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah on Youth-Powered Agricultural Development

Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah describes his work at the intersection of agricultural development and youth livelihoods in Africa.

Marc Oshima on Innovations in Urban Vertical Farming and Frida Herrera-Endinjok on Nutrition Justice

According to AeroFarms co-founder and CMO Marc Oshima, vertical farming and aeroponics can help slow climate change and support community food security. Later, student activist and master gardener Frida Herrera-Endinjok describes her approach to nutrition justice: building urban gardens and fighting food waste.

Stephen Ritz on Urban Farming And Food Access in The Bronx

Stephen Ritz discuss how his organization is adapting to feed their community.

Feeding America’s Kids During COVID-19

Faced with nation-wide closures in response to COVID-19, school authorities and partners are stepping up to feed the 30 million children depending on school food service each day.

7 Places Where Soda Taxes Are Working

Soda taxes in these seven cities and countries are working, leading to decreased soda sales and sugar consumption since going into effect.

Eat Local, Think Global: Rujuta Diwekar Talks Global Health Research

Rujuta Diwekar’s fitness initiative initially began as an effort to make nutrition accessible for everyday people in India. It’s findings make the case for a culturally relevant, regional approach to global nutrition policy.

Creating Partnerships in Tokyo is Key to Effective Government Food Initiatives

Dr. Naoki Kondo, a social epidemiologist, talks about the Vegi-tabe Life Project implemented for promoting vegetable consumption of Adachi Ward residents in Tokyo, Japan, while emphasizing that creating partnerships is crucial for better results.

Can Behavioral Science Make our Food Choices More Sustainable?

Behavioral scientists want to fill grocery carts, take-away containers, and fridges with sustainable food, without consumers needing to think twice about it.