Al Jazeera English Published on Jul 23, 2015 Almost every fresh produce that Australians buy will have passed through the hands of workers who have been fundamentally exploited, according to one union official. Across the country, hundreds of thousands of migrant workers toil in food factories and farms. Some of theses enterprises boast billion dollar… Read More “101 East – Slaving Away (Full documentary)”
6-30-15M2U08673 STOP EAT’N THE DAMN FISH FOLKS! WheepingWillow2 Mutant fish with “grotesque tumor bubbling out of face” near Three Mile Island — Officials: “Unrecognizable pathogen” detected in species, “this is very, very serious” — Lesions found at alarming rate — Nearly 70% of males have female eggs in testicles — “We’re waiting to catch one… Read More “3 MI. ISLAND ALERT: MUTANT FISH, TUMORS, BOTH FEMALE/MALE WITH EGGS/CANCER”
Published on Jun 17, 2015 The Young Turks KFC is dealing with claims that it served a fried rat to a customer. Is ita hoax? Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian (The Point) hosts of The Young Turks discuss. “If this thing tastes like chicken, it’s for a braver soul to find out. A California… Read More “Man Finds “Fried Rat” In His Meal”
RT America June 11, 2015 Agri-giant Monsanto wants to move to Europe and change its name, raising eyebrows over the company’s plans for the future. If a proposed merger with pesticide maker Syngenta is completed, the mammoth corporation will near dominance when it comes to producing the world’s food supply, and when it eyes particular… Read More “Monsanto looks to Ukraine as possible merger with Syngenta looms”
Published on Jun 5, 2015 CLAY, NEW YORK — A disgruntled customer who found spit in his drink after visiting a Chili’s restaurant in Clay, New York, is suing the company that owns Chili’s, the franchise owner and a former waiter. After having dinner at the Chili’s restaurant in Clay, New York, as they did… Read More “Bad waiter spits in Chili’s customer’s drink, caught after DNA test – TomoNews”
Al Jazeera English Close to half of the food produced around the world ends up in the trash. So, why is so much food wasted every year? We posed that question to a panel of guests who are working towards reducing that waste.
Democracy Now Over the past 25 years, Cuba has built a largely organic farming system out of necessity. When the Soviet Union collapsed, Cuba lost its main supplier of fertilizers and pesticides. What will the changing U.S.-Cuban relationship mean for Cuban farmers? We air a video report from a farm outside Havana produced by Democracy… Read More “Organic Farming Flourishes in Cuba, But Can It Survive Entry of U.S. Agribusiness?”