Food First Blog

The Food First Blog features news from the US and global food movement, and original analysis from Food First staff, fellows, board members, allies and research interns. Blog highlights are featured in our monthly e-newsletters. Click here to subscribe.

rice 100x125

Arroces dorados y consensos científicos

Blog | Carmelo Ruiz | Jul 15, 2016

El artículo original se puede encontrar aquí. “¡Se acabó el debate sobre los transgénicos! Los activistas alarmistas perdieron y la…

rice 100x125

Golden Rice and Scientific Consensus

Blog | Carmelo Ruiz | Jul 15, 2016

“The GMO debate is over! The alarmist activists have lost and science has won!” Well – that’s the impression one…

Meal of Vegetable soup_quinoa_llama jerkey and barley juice_Photo by Shannon DeCelle

2016 World Food Prize: More Genewashing?

Blog | Ahna Kruzic, Eric Holt-Giménez and Eva Perroni | Jul 5, 2016

Yet again, the World Food Prize has lent its global pulpit to the biotech brigade. On Tuesday, June 28, Drs.…


Elections and the Food System: A Panel

Blog | Ayana Crawford | Jun 22, 2016

Photos by McKenna Jacquemet. “Why aren’t we hearing anything about food from our candidates and why has our issue fallen…