Food Must Be Fair - For Everyone Who Works With It

FOOD MUST BE FAIR - FOR EVERYONE WHO WORKS WITH IT

The Slow Food movement fights for a good, clean and fair food system-that's our core message, the flag we've been flying for over 30...

Forget the 1% - now just eight men own as much as half the world. Where are we headed?

FORGET THE 1% - NOW JUST EIGHT MEN OWN AS MUCH AS HALF THE WORLD. WHERE ARE WE HEADED?

According to Oxfam's latest report , “just eight men own the same wealth as half the world”. Since the days of Occupy Wall Street we...

 
 
 
Country of origin labeling: France at the finishing line, Italy still on the starting blocks

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING: FRANCE AT THE FINISHING LINE, ITALY STILL ON THE STARTING BLOCKS

Origin of milk and meat appearing on labels in France from January 2017 A new law came into force in France on the first day of the...

Honey: liquid or crystallized, what does it matter?

HONEY: LIQUID OR CRYSTALLIZED, WHAT DOES IT MATTER?

When bees produce honey, they start with a diluted solution and concentrate it, to make it last longer. They store it in the honeycombs...

 
 
 
Roundup: the world's best selling herbicide, and its effect on your liver

ROUNDUP: THE WORLD'S BEST SELLING HERBICIDE, AND ITS EFFECT ON YOUR LIVER

The website for Roundup weedkiller proudly boasts that it is “the world's best selling herbicide, used in gardens everywhere”. It was...

The year in review: 2016 for Slow Food

THE YEAR IN REVIEW: 2016 FOR SLOW FOOD

As for much of the world, for Slow Food 2016 has been a year of enormous changes and great challenges, as the organization's flagship...

 
 
 
The Vegan Burger Deceit

THE VEGAN BURGER DECEIT

Who said that vegans can't enjoy a slice of salami or that they have to give up ham sandwiches? That's what the food industry would...

TERRA MADRE DAY 2016 IN ALBANIA

Terra Madre Day 2016 was a great success, with celebrations of good, clean and fair food taking place around the globe. Some countries...

 
 
 
Child labor on Indonesian palm oil plantations

CHILD LABOR ON INDONESIAN PALM OIL PLANTATIONS

Women working long hours for as little as $2.50 a day with no healthcare or pension. Children as young as eight doing hard physical...

Kobane: An eco-challenge for humanity

KOBANE: AN ECO-CHALLENGE FOR HUMANITY

The gardens grown in ten schools in villages around Kobane are more than just plots of land: they are also a symbol of freedom and...

 
 
 
First Ever Beer Presidium: Traditional Lambic

FIRST EVER BEER PRESIDIUM: TRADITIONAL LAMBIC

The third edition of Vini, Birre, Ribelli , held in Brussels from November 26-27, was also the occasion for the launching of a brand...

Sioux victory at Standing Rock

SIOUX VICTORY AT STANDING ROCK

The Sioux have won. On Sunday December the United States Army Corps of Engineers announced they would not give permission to Dakota...

 
 
 
Piglet or bacon? Words and images make a difference

PIGLET OR BACON? WORDS AND IMAGES MAKE A DIFFERENCE

We perhaps know more than we care to admit, keeping it down in the dark places of our memory- disavowed. When we eat factory-farmed...

Indigenous people ‘close down' a Federal Electricity Commission substation in Cuetzalan

INDIGENOUS PEOPLE ‘CLOSE DOWN' A FEDERAL ELECTRICITY COMMISSION SUBSTATION IN CUETZALAN

Residents of Cuetzalan “definitively closed down” the construction of a CFE electrical substation and its power line, starting a protest...

 
 
 
Kenya upholds ban on GMOs

KENYA UPHOLDS BAN ON GMOS

GMO companies like Monsanto are constantly searching for new ways into the lucrative African market, backed up some of the most powerful...

Smallest Brewery Realizes Big Dreams, Joins Ark of Taste

SMALLEST BREWERY REALIZES BIG DREAMS, JOINS ARK OF TASTE

In Lower Silesia, Poland, the Sobótka Górka brewery revitalized a centuries-old tradition with the help of friends, neighbors and their...

 
 
 
Terra Madre Day 2016 Around The World

TERRA MADRE DAY 2016 AROUND THE WORLD

Terra Madre Day 2016, held on December 10, saw the participation of thousands of people from countries all around the world coming...

Organic food to become standard in French canteens

ORGANIC FOOD TO BECOME STANDARD IN FRENCH CANTEENS

The French government has accepted a proposal made by Brigitte Allain of Europe Écologie Les Verts to impose a minimum amount of organic...

 
 
 



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