The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will reconsider the safety of trans fats after much evidence links their consumption to heart disease, stroke, and death. A new ruling could phase out trans fats in all processed and prepared foods.
On Oct 21, 2013, I listened to FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva’s call for innovative thinking to measure and cut global food loss and waste as a way to help the fight against hunger. I was struck by the numbers: the waste of a staggering 1.3 billion tons of food every year not only [...]
Last December, Oxfam published 23 essays from expert contributors each day for two weeks in an online discussion blog. Just recently, Oxfam compiled these essays into one final report. The organization found that while experts hotly debated on some issues, they also resoundingly agreed on others.