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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

Barclays considers quitting food speculation

Britain’s biggest commodities player admits that betting on food prices bad for image, as campaigners push for regulation.

Filed in: Food

Barclays’ ‘A-MAIZING returns’

It’s time governments took on the banks and put a stop to food speculation, says Miriam Ross.

Filed in: Agriculture Food Hunger United Kingdom

Suicide – the only way out of debt?

Leah Borromeo reports on the tragic plight of India’s cotton farmers.

Filed in: Agriculture India Trade

My dirty secret

Wayne Roberts looks at how food and water issues mix in an era of drought.

Filed in: Drought Food Water

In praise of Honduras' forest gardens

Wayne Roberts visits a backyard forest that combats climate change while offering an abundance of food.

Filed in: Agriculture Climate Change Food Honduras United States

No water, no crops: how this year’s North American drought will impact you

Our governments need to wake up to the new reality of food insecurity, says Wayne Roberts

Filed in: Agriculture Food North America

SOS Dairy: British farmers against throwaway prices

As producers discuss the next steps of their fairer trade campaign, Amy Hall looks at the wider context of food sovereignty.

Filed in: Agriculture Fair Trade Food United Kingdom

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