Hunger: More Than One Number

November 18, 2013

Measuring hunger is more complicated and controversial than it seems

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Our Sara Glass, coordinator of the Global Food Ethics Project, reports on a recent meeting hosted by George Washington University, “Feeding the Planet Summit: Sustainable Innovations in Food Security”

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Resisting the Evidence

October 21, 2013

According to a CDC report, antibiotic resistance is a growing public health threat. Unnecessary use of antibiotics is a major driver. Almost 80% of antibiotics sold in the US are administered to animals raised for food

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Food Doubly Wasted

October 4, 2013

Food waste undermines human wellbeing and violates our obligations to future generations through its effects on climate change, water use, and land use

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Modernizing Food Safety

September 5, 2013

Each year, 48 million Americans get foodborne illnesses. 15% of the US food supply is imported from 150 countries. In an effort to promote the safety of imported food, the FDA proposed new regulations for importers

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The food security bill is an attempt to alleviate undernutrition and malnutrition through a variety of programs and entitlements

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Feeding The World Fairly

November 29, 2012

A Niarchos Foundation grant will fund planning led by scholars at Johns Hopkins University for an ethical framework to address food shortages and maldistribution.

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