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Mystery meat is back

Mystery meat is back

06/11/15 05:29PM

The Republican House votes to repeal a law that tells you where your meat comes from. Michael Eric Dyson, Roger Johnson and Pat LaFrieda discuss the implications. watch

A child accompanies his grandmother choosing free groceries at a food pantry run by the Food Bank For New York City on Dec. 11, 2013 in New York City. (John Moore/Getty)

Achieving universal food security is within our grasp

05/29/15 06:35AM

When it comes to reducing the number of people who can’t afford food, the world has come a long way. In 2012-14, an estimated 795 million people were chronically undernourished, down more than 100 million over the last decade, and 209 million fewer than in 1990-92. ... read more

FDA expected to ban all trans-fat

FDA expected to ban all trans-fat

05/18/15 11:44AM

The FDA is expected to announce a ban on almost all trans-fats found in packaged foods, baked goods and fried foods. Nutritionist and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at NYU joins NewsNation. watch

 A worker separates recyclables and compost materials at the Oracle Open World conference September 22, 2008 at the Moscone Center in San Franciscso, Calif.

The Model Behavior of Municipal Composters

04/27/15 04:20PM

In 2009, San Francisco implemented a policy mandating that residents compost their food waste.  That year, the EPA estimated that over 97% of municipalities’ discarded food was ending up in either landfills or incinerators.  Besides being an undeniably shameful amount of food to waste (tens of millions of tons) in a country where millions go... read more

Food waste: Consumers can be part of the...

Food waste: Consumers can be part of the solution

04/23/15 08:28AM

Tom Colicchio and a panel of experts, which includes author Jonathan Bloom Emily Broad Leib of Harvard University's Food and Policy Clinic and Mike Curtin of DC Central Kitchen, discuss the larger issues highlighted by the film “Just Eat It.” watch

Expiration date labels: fact or fiction

Expiration date labels: fact or fiction

04/23/15 08:00AM

During a discussion, Emily Broad Leib of Harvard University's Food and Policy Clinic explains how the federal government does no require a regulate date label on foods except for infant formula. She says the labels are required by most companies to... watch

A farm-to-kitchen approach towards eliminating food waste

04/22/15 03:45PM

There is an inherent irony to America’s food waste epidemic: As millions of households live below the poverty line, struggling to put food on the table, nearly 40% of all edible food goes uneaten. For Dan Barber, a chef and co-owner of Blue Hill at Stone Barns, the problem is not only how we dispose of our food, but also, the way we create it in... read more

A colossal waste: Food trash by the numbers

A colossal waste: Food trash by the numbers

04/22/15 12:43PM

One in six people in the U.S. struggles with hunger, but Americans waste 40 percent of all edible food. Tom Colicchio walks through the numbers – and why the costs are beyond your own wastebasket. watch

A selection of produce is seen at a grocery store. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe/Getty)

Food waste is a massive problem. Here’s how you can fix it.

04/22/15 09:40AM

Worried About Food Waste? Here’s What You Can Do Now As we face a serious drought, many cities in California and elsewhere are working hard to waste less water. But we as a nation have yet to fully comprehend the equally important impact of wasting food. Nearly one-third of the fruit, vegetables, grains, meat, and packaged foods produced across... read more

This Tuesday, March 15, 2011 photo shows chef Jose Andres in his Minibar restaurant in Washington. (Photo by Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

José Andrés has a yummy solution for all your leftover bread

04/21/15 07:58PM

40% of edible food in the United States gets thrown out, but small steps can make a big difference in changing this shocking number. This Earth Day Chef José Andrés is taking the #NoFoodWasted challenge and has a yummy solution for what you can do with all your leftover bread. Watch his step by step instructions. read more

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