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Food Politics

Apr 28, 2014 No Comments by

Sodexo, the multi-billion dollar food-service company is one of the biggest corporations in the world, claiming to serve about 75 million consumers in 80 different countries every day. In North America alone, Sodexo serves over 15 million consumers every day, but these consumers are not all just college students receiving food from their dining halls. […]

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Corporations in Food

Apr 28, 2014 No Comments by

As our world globalizes, so does our food.  A world and nation global system means that not only are we getting foods from farther away, but the food that we are receiving may not be as nutritious as it used to be. Click to read more.

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Food Deserts

Apr 23, 2014 No Comments by

In 2005 after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans there was a lack of planning, emergency relief, and aid from both the local and national levels.  The abandonment in development in this aid area lead to the destruction of many neighborhoods, specifically the Lower Ninth Ward, a historically black neighborhood.  Since then, this part of New Orleans has […]

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The Role of Co-ops in the Food Justice Movement

Apr 23, 2014 No Comments

In an increasingly privatized society, local food options are becoming increasingly challenging to find by the day.  To maximize profit, the food United States citizens buy and consume is shipped from all around the country, and studies show that about a quarter is imported from overseas.  Aside from the health issues with having to add pesticides […]

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