|Oxfam: World's Largest Food Companies Creating Legacy of Destruction|
Common Dreams - 2/26/2013. By Jon Queally - The world's largest food and beverage companies may be profitable, but according to Oxfam International their practices are helping to destroy not only the natural resources that support a global food system but the lives of the people they depend on most: their employees and their customers.
|Charts: World's GMO Crop Fields Could Cover the US 1.5 Times Over|
Mother Jones - 2/26/2013. By Jaeah Lee - Despite persisting concerns over genetically modified crops, a new industry report shows that GMO farming is taking off around the world. In 2012, GMO crops grew on about 420 million acres of land in 28 countries worldwide, a record high.
|Mass. man has new idea for expired food|
Portland Press Herald - 2/26/2013. Associated Press - Doug Rauch, former president of the Trader Joe’s grocery chain, wants to open a store in Dorchester, Mass., to sell food past its sell-by date at discount rates, to help feed low-income families. One study says the average grocery store discards $2,300 worth of out-of-date food daily.