Food & Beverage Industry
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Death in a New York Food Sweatshop: The Killing of Juan Baten
For thousands of recent immigrants, the eastern section of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is where you go to find work in food processing and distribution factories that service many of New York City's marke...
The End of Food: The coming Crisis in the World Food Industry
Paul Robert's in his book The End of Food scrutinizes the food industry, documenting our eating patterns, the global economy which supports it and the ethics behind it. He maintains that the quanttit...
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
According to Schlosser, fast food has hastened the malling of the American landscape, widened the chasm between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and propelled American cultural imperialis...
Food Industry -- Profits
A talk given by David Robertson on the relationship between corporate interest and the food industry.
The Politics of Food and Poverty
The global food crisis is tightly connected to global poverty, climate change, ecological destruction, migrant workers, imperialism, health and the super-exploitation of workers.
The Real Cost of a Cheap Burger: Fastfood Workers Go Hungry: Is that the American Dream?
America’s fastfood outlets are not restaurants but food systems serviced by cheap labour in de-skilled jobs — employees so badly paid that they need state aid and charity. They went on strike in North...
The Supermarket Tour: A Handbook for Education and Action
A handbook for action on food issues in Canada which guides people through the store and gives summaries of many of the products on the shelves.
This Is Why Carrots Cost More Than Twinkies
An examination of the role of Government-subsidized crop insurance, farm loans, tax credits, agricultural research and education, as well as environmental and public-health exemptions for farming, on ...
Unnatural Harvest: How Corporate Science is Secretly Altering Our Food
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IFJ Condemns Attempts by Embattled Food Company to Censor Free Speech in US
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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned as "unforgiveable censorship" attempts by the US fruit company, Dole Food, to prevent the release of a documentary film Bananas which ex...
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