New Internationalist

Food

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Fracked-off farmers unite with activists

The endorsement of the agricultural lobby could provoke a mass movement against fracking in Ireland and Northern Ireland, writes Adam McGibbon.

Filed in: Activism Agriculture Environment Ireland Northern Ireland Politics

G8 hunger summit provokes protest and praise

Amy Hall joins the London climax of the IF campaign and finds herself musing the age old question – can you change the system from within?

Filed in: Activism Africa Agriculture Development Development (Aid) Food NGOs Politics Poverty Trade United Kingdom

Mexico resists Monsanto corn

Jen Wilton and Liam Barrington-Bush report from Oaxaca on a visit from Indian ‘seed activist’ Vandana Shiva.

Filed in: Agriculture Food Mexico

Sup with the devil

Mozambican smallholders thought they could do a deal with agribusiness. Hazel Healy reports on how transnational OLAM treated its so-called partners.

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations Land Mozambique

Foodbanks cannot solve poverty

And they mark a dangerous regression from food-as-right to food-as-charity, argues Tom Belger.

Filed in: England Food Poverty

Join the bee buzz, David Cameron

The European insecticide ban is a forward-thinking step. Sandra Bell calls for support from Britain’s government.

Filed in: Agriculture Animals Environment Europe European Union Pesticides Politics United Kingdom

Time to slash Europe’s land footprint

As the need grows for Europe to use more of the Earth than it has between its borders, Ian Fitzpatrick argues its consumption must be measured.

Filed in: Agriculture Europe Food Land

Time for a rethink on food

Mari Marcel Thekaekara says the horsemeat scandal in Britain and a dogmeat experience closer to home has made her consider meat differently.

Filed in: Food India Society

Barclays ends food speculation

Campaigners have welcomed the move to pull out of speculative deals with hedge funds which made the company up to £278 million in 2012.

Filed in: Activism Finance Food

Foodbanks being used to plug state gap

Stephen Bailey visits an emergency food project which is providing a lifeline to those hit by austerity.

Filed in: Food Human Rights Poverty United Kingdom

Factory farms make antibiotics weaker

Chris Grezo on drug-resistant killer bacteria disproportionately killing people in the Majority World.

Filed in: Agriculture Animals Food Health Pharmaceuticals

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