Category: food

Ploughing On Regardless

Almost all other issues are superficial by comparison to soil loss. So why don’t we talk about it?

Overgrowth

Every child should visit an abattoir. If you disagree, ask yourself why.

Recipes for Disaster

Isn’t it about time the media stopped publishing recipes for threatened fish?

The Mind Thieves

The evidence linking Alzheimer’s disease to the food industry is strong and growing.

Hunger Games

The rich world is causing the famines it claims to be preventing.

Mutually Assured Depletion

The EU, Norway, Iceland and the Faroes all blame each other for smashing the last great fish stock. All are wrong.

Has-Beans

The government and the industry promised that they had dealt with aminopyralid poisoning. They haven’t.

Strong Meat

A new book has forced me to reconsider my views on food.

Towering Lunacy

Green enthusiasm for vertical farms shows that no one is untouched by magical thinking.

Strange Fruit

A hard commercial logic dictates that the only way to get good fruit today is to grow your own.

Manufactured Famine

A new wave of food colonialism is snatching food from the mouths of the poor.

The Last Straw

A new generation of biofuels turns out to be another environmental disaster

Feeding Frenzy

Why is it still acceptable to eat the endangered large predators of the sea?

A Lethal Solution

We need a five-year freeze on biofuels, before they wreck the planet.