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A shrinking fraction of the world’s major crops goes to feed...

Deepak Ray, University of Minnesota CC BY-ND Rising competition for many of the world’s important...

In Egypt, where a meal isn’t complete without bread, war in...

Jessica Barnes, University of South Carolina Russia’s war on Ukraine is disrupting global grain supplies. Restrictions on navigation in...

US Climate risks are rising – a scientist looks at the...

Erica A.H. Smithwick, Penn State When I was a young researcher studying how forested ecosystems recover from wildfire, I...

Climate change could enable Alaska to grow more of its own...

Nancy Fresco, University of Alaska Fairbanks Gardeners in Alaska know that it’s hard to grow big, juicy tomatoes here....

Nigeria’s food inflation: losers, winners and a possible solution

Zuhumnan Dapel, University of Dundee Recent inflation numbers from Nigeria are creating serious concern over the rising cost of...

Farmers markets are growing their role as essential sources of healthy...

Edna Ledesma, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Alfonso Morales, University of Wisconsin-Madison For many Americans, buying fresh local food at...

Giving food pantry clients choices – and gently nudging them toward...

Caitlin Caspi, University of Connecticut and Marlene B. Schwartz, University of Connecticut Food banks and pantries across the U.S....

A nutrition report card for Americans: Dark clouds, silver linings

Dariush Mozaffarian, Tufts University Many of the latest findings on the American diet are not encouraging. Almost half of...

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By Siobhan Weare, Lancaster University Every year thousands of new laws are introduced. Some of these are well publicised and debated, such as the recent...