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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Blogpost: Public School Health Information Denied

Apr 28, 2014 No Comments by

The writers of All You Can’t Eat submitted a FOIA to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to inspect or obtain copies of public records that cover all records of public schools in New York State with highest incidents of failed health inspections. We did not receive a response.

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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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A Student’s Perspective: Q&A with Jill Weidman

Apr 23, 2014 No Comments

Jill Weidman is a sophomore environmental science major at Ithaca College.  She works avidly with Ithaca Community Harvest whose goal is to bring organic and locally grown food to students and residents in the Ithaca community. Currently, Ithaca Community Harvest implements a fresh produce snack program in Beverly J. Martin Elementary School.

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How Income Affects the Weight of America

Apr 15, 2014 No Comments

In the United States, over two-thirds of Americans are considered obese. According to James A. Levine of the American Diabetes Association, the more affluent a country is the higher the rate of obesity. However, American plumpness is not just related to the affluence of the nation.  Numerous other factors contribute to the obesity rate.  One […]

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