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This is Science with Jess Phoenix Episode 27: Food Fight

Food Fight

Food justice activist and writer Rae Gomes joins Jess to talk about what we get wrong about food in the United States, and what we can do to make things right.
photo of a wall plaque made of dark wood with gold lettering that reads "SR-328A Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry"

Cultivating Control

Between 2019 and 2023, "Big Ag" spent over half a billion dollars to influence food policies that are bad for people and the environment.
photo of a PVC pipe disgorging a high volume of greenish-brown wastewater into a body of freshwater

Waste Deep

Water pollutants from Tyson Foods' meat processing plants pose a risk to both people and the environment.
photo of an Arkansas soybean and rice farmer in the middle of a field, waist-deep in his crop, holding the stalk of one plant in his hands as he examines it

Lost Inheritance

Unless the legal issue known as heirs' property is resolved, Black farmers will continue to lose their land.
The US Capitol.

The Food and Farm Bill

The massive piece of legislation commonly referred to as the “farm bill” should really be called the “food and farm bill” because of its key role in how we eat.
Farmworkers carrying strawberries

Investing in US Farmworker Health

The people whose work puts food on our tables face a variety of hazards in their jobs, but research that would help protect their health is severely underfunded by the US government.