Tag: hunger

Petition to Have Supermarkets Donate Wasted Food to Needy, Over 100,000 Sigs

Isn’t it interesting how the mainstream media uses the word “force” below? It’s a common sense  petition… Independent UK An online petition urging the Government to force supermarkets to distribute unsold food among the needy has been signed by more than 100,000 people. The petition, started a week ago, was inspired by French proposals to…

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Is It Fair To Criticize Gwyneth Paltrow for Her $29 SNAP Buy?

Gwyneth Paltrow takes Food Stamp Challenge – Featured image with Gwyneth Paltrow: cc 2013 J.J. Georges via Wikipedia. By Heather Callaghan Cuts, cuts, everywhere cuts. Despite U.S. spending on wars, including the war on drugs, militarizing police, bail outs and Wall St’s predatory speculation and what they do to derivatives – whatever the hell those…

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Fran Drescher Calls Out GMOs and Monsanto

By Heather Callaghan Teen investigative filmmaker, Andrew Demeter, scored a candid interview with actress/comedian Fran Drescher about genetically engineered foods and chemical/seed corps like Monsanto. Fran, with her signature voice and laugh, is known for starring in and writing television series like The Nanny, Happily Divorced, as well as cult-classic movies like UHF. Looking lovelier…

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Breaking Bread: Student Punished for Giving His Lunch to Another

By Heather Callaghan Lunch police: No sharing allowed! Here we have a school that has a policy, not with safety in mind – only as an afterthought – but one that hinges on strict adherence to said policy. Two students were given two different school-prepared lunches. One of the lunches was obviously inadequate, so the…

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More Than 30 Percent of The World’s Food Supply Is Wasted Every Year

By April McCarthy Loss and wastage occurs on all steps in the food supply chain. In low-income countries, most loss occurs during production, while in developed countries much food — about 100 kilograms (220 lb) per person and year — is wasted at the consumption stage. International agencies claim to cater to the world hunger,…

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