food supply

insects

Insects Are In 'Catastrophic' Decline Worldwide, Scientists Warn

More than 40 percent of insects are at risk of extinction within 100 years.
Becky Ferreira
2.11.19
terrorism

The Link Between Food Security and Terrorism Is Surprisingly Complicated, Report Shows

Countries with greater food abundance are actually more likely—not less—to experience terrorism at home.
Lauren Rothman
10.26.18
Food

This Is What Happens When You Eat Nothing but Bugs for a Week

For seven days, I only ate grasshoppers, worms, and tarantulas. It was absolutely awful.
Angela Skujins
4.30.18
HOTY2017

This Campaigner Wants to End the Global Food Waste Scandal

Author and activist Tristram Stuart has launched campaigns, new businesses, and community events to stop nations from squandering food.
Ian Birnbaum
1.25.18
Supermarkets

Amazon's Purchase of Whole Foods Could Have Massive Implications for Our Food System

It’s no overstatement to say that the way the world gets eats may well be changed by this deal.
Alex Swerdloff
6.16.17
Chicken

China Is Expecting a Major Chicken Shortage During the Year of the Rooster

In the Chinese zodiac, the rooster signifies fortune, luck, and protection, something that China's seven billion chicken farmers are not getting a lot of these days.
Nick Rose
1.31.17
britain

Brexit Fears Cause UK Food Prices to Skyrocket

The food market is violently reacting to a possible British exit and food and drink prices are escalating, according to a recent report by Lynx Purchasing.
Alex Swerdloff
6.4.16
Food policy

The FDA Is Finally Concerned About Terrorist Attacks on Our Food Supply

The first federal guidelines to protect the US food supply from a wide-scale act of bioterrorism have just been issued by the Food and Drug Administration
Alex Swerdloff
6.1.16
Canada

Why Health Canada’s Move to Sell ‘Irradiated Beef’ Is a Great Idea

Astronauts eat irradiated beef. Why shouldn’t the rest of us?
Kate Lunau
5.30.16
Food

New Stem Cell Discovery Could Boost Corn Crop Yields by an Astounding 50 Percent

A big discovery from Cold Spring Harbor that could extend to even more staple crops.
Michael Byrne
5.16.16
Canada

Bee Populations Seem To Be Bouncing Back In Canada, But Not in the US

44 percent of all US bee colonies died last year. Yikes.
Amanda Roth
5.13.16
africa

Half of Africa Doesn’t Have Enough Food

The report is supposed to provide an early-warning system that alerts the world to the need for outside assistance due to food scarcity in troubled countries.
Alex Swerdloff
3.11.16
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