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These Mystery Food Pellets Are São Paulo’s Attempt to Combat Hunger
The program has drawn criticism from nutrition experts.
What Does a 16-Year Hunger Strike Do to Your Body?
On Tuesday, Irom "Mengoubi" Chanu Sharmila of Manipur in northeast India ended her nearly 16-year hunger strike by licking a smudge of honey off of her hand, but what effect has the strike had on her body?
Olympic Athletes' Leftover Food Is Being Used to Feed Rio’s Poor
Michelin-starred chef Massimo Bottura and social entrepreneur David Hertz have launched a scheme for surplus Olympic Village food to be turned into meals for Rio’s favelas.
A New Global Report Says That One Third of People Are Malnourished
The 2016 Global Nutrition Report, written by more than 100 food policy experts worldwide, has found that many countries suffer from “serious levels” of both undernutrition and obesity.
A Harvard Professor Says "Starving Africa" Cliches Are Being Used to Promote GM Foods
Sheila Jasanoff, a professor at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government recently argued that clichés of a “Starving Africa” are being used to push genetically modified foods as a cure for malnutrition.
A Transhumanist Wants to Feed DIY Soylent to Starving Children
Look out, Third World. Silicon Valley is coming to save you.
The Bacterial Apocalypse Is Coming
Are we ushering in a new era of antibiotic resistance?