Industrial agriculture will not suffice to provide food for a growing world population, say experts. Instead, sustainable and eco-friendly practices should be promoted. This requires a change of mindset in politics.
This week marks the start of Jamie Oliver's new weekly column in Weekend magazine. I’ve been doing bits and pieces for the Mail over the last 12 years but I’ve never been a formal member of staff before, so this is really exciting.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been outspoken on the subject of obesity even stating that '[i]n spite of the great gains we've made over the past eight years in making our communities healthier, there are...
It's a journey born of desperation, a costly cattle drive fueled not by tradition or buyers at Midwest packing houses, but by the desire to survive the Texas drought.
Managers at Swenson and the state's other large ranches have been scrambling to ship cattle to verdant northern land they have leased in an effort to save their trademark brands and to continue taking advantage of the worldwide demand for beef.
A new report from Food and Water Watch turns up the heat on how we feed farmed fish and the environmental toll it takes. It takes three pounds of wild fish to feed one pound of farmed salmon, so scientists are looking for alternatives.
The President of the Ghana Network of Journalists on Mining, Oil and Gas (GNJMOG), Mr. Raphael Godlove Ahenu, has expressed the fear that the rate at which mining operations have become very rampant in the food growing areas of the country, the nation's food security might be threatened.
The countries of Central America have set their sights on research and innovation in the production of tomatoes, cassava, potatoes and avocados to increase food supply and combat hunger, which mainly affects rural areas.
Researchers in Vermont confirm that it is technically feasible to convert cow manure to electricity on farms, but the economic returns depend highly on the base electricity price; the premium paid for converted energy; financial supports from...
DANVILLE, Ill. — Five-year-olds dance hip-hop to the alphabet. Third-graders learn math by twisting into geometric shapes, fifth-graders by calculating calories. And everyone goes to the gym — every day.
Food manufacturers will not support a controversial government proposal on food marketing to kids - even with the promised ‘significant’ revisions – because it is not supported by evidence, says the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA).
Spending cuts approved by the U.S. House of Representatives threaten to increase the problems of famine in the Horn of Africa and the feeding of hungry people in the United States, speakers at the World Food Prize Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa, said.