The Challenge of Getting Back to Basics

Apr 29, 2014 No Comments by

Sending food through a rigmarole of preservatives, sweeteners, and other extra ingredients seems like an awful lot of work. It seems especially unnecessary when compared with how healthy and tasty fruits & vegetables can be with little to no preparation. Why, then, are processed foods sold more frequently for less money? The reasons are varied. Fast […]

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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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Interview with Educator & Ecological Activist Élan Shapiro

Apr 28, 2014 No Comments by

Elan Shapiro is an ecological activist and lecturer at Ithaca College for the Department of Environmental Studies & Sciences. He’s helped develop the Ecopsychology, Bioregionalism, and Deep Ecology movements, as well as Sustainable Tompkins and the Neighborhood Mini-Grant programs. Additionally, he’s taught ecological courses  atJFK University, California Institute of Integral Studies, and the College of Holy Names.

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Blogpost: Public School Health Information Denied

Apr 28, 2014 No Comments

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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Corporations in Food

Apr 28, 2014 No Comments

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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The Big Bully

Apr 20, 2014 No Comments

Processed foods are developed for an efficiency-oriented capitalist society. The agriculture industry is primarily focused on gaining profit by growing and selling the products in mass amounts. They have this focus because the ever growing population demands an increasingly large amount of food. The food companies are forced to increase their outputs by using chemicals […]

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