No Stomach for Global Food Inequality

EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine  Dear EarthTalk: I understand a recent government report concluded that our global food system is in deep trouble, that roughly two billion people are hungry or undernourished while another billion are over consuming to the point of obesity.

Women and Agriculture

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has revealed that if women in rural areas of the planet had the same access to the land, technology, financial services, markets and education as men do, the number of hungry people would have been reduced in nearly 150 million.

Food Safety in the Era of Obama

EarthTalk® E - The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: What specific issues and protections are covered by the Food Safety Modernization Act recently signed into law?    -- P. Palmerino, New York, NY

Climate Change and the Growing Food Crisis

Original source: The Guardian (Australia)

The World Food Crisis

While the advanced capitalist countries are hit by an acute crisis of recession and unemployment, the developing world is facing, apart from the fall-out of this crisis, an acute food crisis.