Monoculture impacts our food system and environment — but most people have only a vague idea what it entails.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ensures the country’s food, medical and cosmetic products are safe.
Often called Navajo, the Diné people were best known for herding sheep. Yet this Indigenous tribe originally ate a plant-rich diet of crops like beans, corn and squash.
Food systems refer to different ways societies organize the production and distribution of food. While some types put a strain on the planet, others have a smaller impact.
Each year, over a trillion insects are farmed for human consumption.
What does ChatGPT think about factory farming?
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The global commercial fishing industry is valued at $150 billion per year. Here’s why it’s wrecking the planet.
Exploiting wild fisheries for animal feed disturbs marine ecosystems, drives food insecurity and supplies an industry responsible for massive environmental pollution.
Finland’s Meeat Food Tech is accelerating food system change by converting existing meat facilities into plant-based protein factories.
A new undercover investigation by Animal Justice Project shows how goats are treated on a large dairy farm.
In this episode, Vox staff writer Kenny Torrella discusses celebrity fails, when plant-based food tastes bad, and what a perfect future might look like.
British supermarkets are pouring millions of pounds into the UK’s beleaguered pig farming sector. Experts fear it may only make the problem worse.
A new national strategy hopes to modernize the UK’s food system by encouraging animal farmers to transition to more sustainable farming methods.
Russia’s attack on Ukraine has caused the price of animal feed to skyrocket, intensifying food insecurity in much of the global south.
Meat, dairy, and eggs are woven into the fabric of American life and have been for as long as most will remember. But that, too, can change.
Sen. Cory Booker wants to end the uncontrolled expansion of factory farming in the U.S., and he’s looking to the climate movement for help.
Alberto Garzón recently called out his nation’s factory farming industry for being unsustainable. The criticisms were long overdue.
It’s almost impossible to keep a factory farm free of disease. Culling doesn’t always work. Antibiotics have their own host of problems, and vaccines do too.
For years, a dangerous salmonella strain has sickened thousands and continues to spread through the chicken industry. The USDA knows about it. So do the companies. And yet, contaminated meat continues to be sold to consumers.
To feed the world, food production simply has to change, and the growing climate crisis is making this change far more urgent.
The meat industry is controlled by a few deeply connected corporations that wreak havoc on the planet and exploit workers and marginalized communities without consequence.
Given the many negative impacts that industrial agriculture has on the environment, health, and animal welfare, its place in society is coming into question.
Our current food system is fueled by factory farming. That needs to change—and fast—if we are going to feed 10 billion people by 2050.
A battle for the future of food is underway. The UN is facing heavy criticism over its corporate ties and lack of inclusivity ahead of the Food Systems Summit later this year.
Berkeley recently became the first city in California to urge the state’s $444-billion pension fund to divest from the factory farming industry. Will San Francisco and Los Angeles follow suit?
Mars gives us a chance to start over and leave many of Earth’s worst practices behind. While it sounds far-fetched, life on the red planet will almost certainly be free of animal suffering.
You can walk into a McDonald’s anywhere in the U.S. and buy a burger for $1. The plant-based alternative is far more expensive. Have you ever stopped to wonder why?
If we want to build a healthier, greener, kinder, more sustainable future that gets us closer to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, we must follow a new path.
Burgers, bacon, steaks, and other meat products have recently come under scrutiny for their health, sustainability, and social justice issues. But meat consumption in the U.S. is still growing.
Sentient Media sat down with Jian Yi, founder of the Good Food Fund, a Chinese food sustainability and health NGO that promotes a plant-based diet.
Researchers made a “Google Maps” for global food systems. Could it help us tackle food’s thorniest problems?
The future of food is unpredictable, but the prognosis isn’t all bad. People are adaptable, and change isn’t always a bad thing.
By diverting federal funding for animal agriculture to the growing plant-based protein market, we can build a more ethical and resilient food system.
The food system is on the verge of collapse. To avoid future disruptions, we cannot continue using animals to mass-produce meat, dairy, and eggs.
Brazil plays a major role in the global food supply. But with rampant corruption and disregard for human rights, animal, and environmental issues, Bolsonaro’s Brazil has become a global threat.
Supply chain problems and workplace infection risks mean experts are urging U.S. producers to focus on sustainability.
There is a common link between many past pandemics and the one we are facing today: the human consumption of animals. Can we change the current food system without changing habits and minds?
The footprint of soy-based vegan food is negligible compared to that of “ghost soy” in meat, dairy, and eggs.
Bruce Friedrich, Executive Director and Co-Founder of The Good Food Institute, discusses the organization’s mission to transform the world’s food system.
Footage captured by undercover investigators shows the tragic last moments of life faced by countless animals in Middle Eastern slaughterhouses after the long journey from Brazil.
We chatted with Jacy Reese about his new book, The End of Animal Farming. Here’s what he had to say about redrawing the lines between humans, animals, and food in everyday culture.
There’s a certain excitement that comes from measuring the moral progress of a generation: new directions, hard work, little victories. This book is a battle cry.