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Food Animal Production, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Decline in U.S. Meat Purchases: Public Health, Environmental Implications

From 2007 through 2011, estimated levels dropped by over 12 percent and are projected to continue to decline through 2012.

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Food Animal Production, Food Policy & Governance

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: FDA on Cephalosporin, Penicillin, and Tetracycline

Last Tuesday, the U.S.

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Food Policy & Governance, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Corn Ethanol: How Much Energy Are We Actually Gaining?

Ethanol’s life cycle includes feedstock, production, transport, and burning.

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Food Policy & Governance, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Transporting Corn Ethanol to Your Gas Tank: No Walk in the Park

What happens after the corn is processed into ethanol? How does it get from the plant to your gas tank, and what are the concerns along the way?

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Food Equity

Q & A with Olivier De Schutter on the Right to Food

UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food Olivier De Schutter insisted that hunger—and famine—is not a crisis of productivity but a crisis of power.

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Food Policy & Governance, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

The Genesis of Corn-Fed Cars

Today, 40 percent of the corn crop in the U.S. goes to ethanol production.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Jackson touts 50-year plan to ‘perennialize’ landscape

Wes Jackson's mission is to reinvent agriculture by replacing annual monoculture grains with perennial polycultures.

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Food Animal Production

New FDA Numbers Reveal Food Animals Consume Lion’s Share of Antibiotics

Of the antibiotics sold in 2009 for both people and food animals almost 80% were reserved for livestock and poultry.

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Seafood & the Food System

Maryland public hearing on proposed oyster policy draws a crowd

Questions about the plan to increase oyster sanctuaries from 9% to 25% of remaining oyster beds drew sharp criticism.

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Food Animal Production

“Animal Factory” Book Tour Stops at JHSPH

Author David Kirby visisted CLF to discuss his latest book.

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