COVID-19 and the climate took center stage as the United Nations General Assembly opened up yesterday, under an honor system vaccination requirement for in-person attendees.   Nevertheless, it was Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro—who reportedly isn’t…

South Africa’s sugar tax is working, reducing sugary drink purchases by 28% since 2018, offering a key means to address the country’s sky-high levels of diabetes and obesity.  But still:

The first time GHN took aim at the

Migrants and refugees from Venezuela have been flooding across the porous Colombian border as Venezuela’s crisis deepens—and the situation has gotten much more dire in the past 6 months.   UNHCR camps are overflowing and now surrounded by informal settlements that, in the…

The fast food industry’s ad spend is spiraling, and increasingly targeting Black and Hispanic communities, according to a

Amid relentless fighting in Tigray, Eritrean soldiers and local fighters are “using food as a weapon of war,” by deliberately blocking supplies to the more than 1 million people in areas outside government control, according to Mark Lowcock, the UN's top humanitarian…

Comedian Jensen Karp went viral recently after finding some mysterious interlopers in his beloved Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal. Shrimp tails?

How did a 5-year old experiment become an internet sensation?   Because it’s about spinach sending emails.  

For many in Latin America, it’s either not enough food or too much of the wrong food, with both malnutrition and obesity plaguing the poorest communities.  

The average person spends less than 10 seconds reading food labels when they are shopping for groceries, and that is not lost on the food industry.