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The Quest to Turn Food Waste into Road Salt

From cheese brine to beet juice, these locally-sourced, environmentally-friendly de-icers are turning waste into safe... (more)

Brian Barth
February 18, 2019
Meet the New Faces of Agriculture in Congress

The Democrats’ “blue wave” has remade the House agriculture committee. Here are four to watch.

Brian Barth
February 15, 2019
Ever Wonder How Coca-Cola Influences Health Policy? Here Are the Documents

A range of transparency requests show how hard Coke lobbies.

Dan Nosowitz
February 13, 2019
How Will the (Maybe Temporary) Reopening of the USDA and FDA Look?

The most important government offices in the food industry are open again, sort of.

Dan Nosowitz
February 1, 2019
Is Coffee Really Going Extinct?

A new paper finds a high extinction risk for coffee species.

Dan Nosowitz
January 30, 2019
Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal: What it means for food and farming

Is carbon farming the most economically viable way to keep climate catastrophe at bay?

Brian Barth
January 29, 2019
China Says It Has Sprouted Plants on the Moon

Moon-farming, it turns out, is really hard.

Dan Nosowitz
January 22, 2019
Nebraska Lawmakers Want to Ban the Word “Meat” From Vegetarian Substitutes

Have you ever been duped by Tofurkey? (Seriously, have you?)

Dan Nosowitz
January 18, 2019
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