Watch videos from this year’s conference. Food for Tomorrow brought together top food executives, food policy makers, farmers and chefs for discussions focusing on this year’s topic: Toward an American Food Policy

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Ever wondered how a few companies — namely Coca-Cola and PepsiCo — created multibillion-dollar empires marketing flavored sugar water? Nutrition scholar Marion Nestle, one of the most dogged chroniclers of the U.S. food industry and its politics, did. She was intrigued by the power of Big Soda and how it’s responding to flat sales in the US

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Taking on the Superbugs

October 20, 2015

As fears grow of a future in which antibiotics are powerless against rampaging infections in humans, experts are stepping up the call to act on what they say is a large part of the problem: overuse of the drugs on farm animals

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The Dutch team who have grown the world’s first burger in a lab say they hope to have a product on sale in five years. Researchers are to set up a company to look at making the burger tastier and cheaper. The team had a prototype cooked and eaten in London two years ago that cost £215,000 to make

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For about a decade now, policy makers and the soda industry have been fighting about the idea of a big soda tax. Proponents say it would fight obesity by reducing consumption of sugary drinks. A leading objection by the industry is that the tax simply would not work

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Powerful and possibly unregulated, gene editing starts new boom in GMOs

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Hungry?

September 25, 2015

Food choices are often influenced by forces out of your control

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Scientists, politicians and the Pope are not the only ones calling for action on climate change these days. Farmers are observing changes in rainfall, temperature and other patterns in weather that have spurred them into shifting their farming methods. In fact, while climate change is not a source of scientific contention, how to farm in the future is a hot topic in the scientific realm

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