Adult Obesity Rates Increased in Six States, Report Finds

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Adult obesity rates increased in six states in the past year, and did not decrease in any, according to a report from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.


The Untold Story of Women Vendors in New York


Feet In 2 Worlds, Video, Camila Osorio Avendano, Posted: Sep 08, 2014

Like workers at fast food restaurants, street vendors also cook and sell food at an industrial pace, but have been left out of the movement for higher wages.


China and UC Davis Sign Global Food Safety Agreement


UC Newsroom, News Report, Pat Bailey, Posted: Jul 28, 2014

The agreement lays the groundwork for establishing the Sino-U.S. Joint Research Center for Food Safety in China.


California Agriculture Faces Greatest Water Loss Ever Seen


UC Newsroom, News Report, Kat Kerlin, Posted: Jul 17, 2014

A new report from UC Davis shows California agriculture may come up dry in the future if it continues to treat groundwater reserves like an unlimited savings account.


UC Launches Global Food Initiative


UC Newsroom, News Report, Alec Rosenberg, Posted: Jul 07, 2014

Spearheaded by UC President Janet Napolitano, the initiative looks to help put the world on a path to sustainably and nutritiously feed itself.


Water Cut-off in Detroit Violates Human Rights, Say Activists


Inter Press Service, News Report, Thalif Deen, Posted: Jun 22, 2014

Over the last decade, Detroit residents have seen water rates rise by 119 percent.


Mixtec Parents Cook Up Central California Community


South Kern Sol/New America Media, News Report, Alfred Camacho, Posted: Jun 11, 2014

A culinary course in the Central Valley town of Lamont is connecting the area's Mixtec migrants with the wider community.


Sovereignty the Main Course at Good Food Movement Conference


New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Jun 01, 2014

From Alaska to Detroit, the drive for food security is about more than economics and health. It's also about survival.


Talking About the Past, and Cooking, With Mother


New America Media, First Person, Andrew Lam, Posted: May 10, 2014

Through old recipes, a son helps a mother with dementia rediscover her old self -- and in the process, helps himself remember the woman she was.


Do You Know Where Your Seafood Comes From?


VoiceWaves / New America Media, News Report, Cole Hughey, Posted: May 01, 2014

Unless our collective thinking around seafood shifts, the future doesn't look bright for fish -- or the people that eat them.

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