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How does the U.S. stack up against the European Union (EU) on food safety issues? In addition to restrictions on pesticide use in food production, the EU also has remarkably different standards when it comes to matters such as GMOs, hormones, questionable chemicals and other additives. The editors of YES! Magazine created this great infographic highlighting 13 ways "Europe does food production safer, cleaner and kinder."
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An advisory panel appointed by Trump's first Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, has recommended privatizing National Parks campgrounds, allowing food trucks in and setting up WiFi at campgrounds while also reducing benefits to seniors, according to the panel's memo.
By Dr. Charles Owubah
As a child growing up on a farm in Ghana, I have personally known hunger. The most challenging time was between planting and harvesting – "the hunger season." There were many occasions when we did not know where the next meal would come from.
Today, on World Food Day, I think of the 820 million people around the world who are undernourished.