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World Food Day
Sustainable diets: It's not a fantasy
Published Oct 16, 2020
Climate and food systems are inextricably linked—damage to one leads to damage to the other. But improving one means improving the other, too, says global food policy expert Jess Fanzo.
Ailing under slaughterhouse rules
Published July 27, 2020
Like health care workers, those on the front lines of U.S. meat production are at high risk during the pandemic. The dangers don't stop at the novel coronavirus.
Commentary
Protecting food security during a pandemic
Published March 13, 2020
The government should expand access to food programs and guarantee sick leave, write Roni Neff and Erin Biehl of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future / The Hill
Protein of the future
Published Spring 2019
There are around 100 companies developing plant, seed, insect, and lab-grown meat alternatives. But will we eat it? / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Food safety
'Best by' causes confusion, waste
Published March 14, 2019
Widespread misunderstanding of food safety labels leads to food disposal and waste, survey finds
Many U.S. consumers eating less meat
Published Sept 12, 2018
Survey respondents cite health concerns, cost as reasons for reducing meat consumption
Aquaculture
Casting a wider net
Published Fall 2018
Jillian Fry works to make sure the public health crises and errors of industrial agriculture aren't repeated in a new arena—the sea / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Community-building
Insights from a prison garden pioneer
Published May 4, 2018
Cathrine Sneed, founder of The Garden Project in San Francisco, discusses the redemptive power of gardening
Center for a Livable Future names new director
Published Sept 18, 2017
Martin Bloem is a leading expert in global food and nutrition research, policy
Food security
Safeguarding Baltimore's food supply
Published Aug 2, 2017
Report co-developed by JHU's Center for a Livable Future highlights threats from extreme weather, civil unrest