From China’s melamine-tainted-milk scandal to Cargill’s 2011 recall of 36 million pounds of ground turkey, a food-policy wonk needn’t look far these days to find disaster or the threat of one. So it was no surprise that the Penn Institute for … Continue reading
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In 2013, the Rockefeller Foundation’s one-hundredth year, we have been deeply analyzing the issues and strengths that defined our first century. In that century, we recognized and addressed the link between food and population, most notably through the ‘Green Revolution’ … Continue reading
In the next 40 years, the world will need to produce as much food as it has produced over all of human history. Across the planet, hundreds of millions of people go to bed hungry every night – and more … Continue reading
Read the Daily Pennsylvanian‘s coverage of Penn IUR’s 9th Annual Urban Leadership Forum.
In this “Urban Link” article, Joan Hendricks, dean of the Vet School, writes: “As cities grow and urban populations expand, people are becoming increasingly disconnected from their sources of food.” Read more>>
The winning photos are “Beak Trimmed Chicken” by Catherine Brinkley (PhD/VMD candidate, 2014); “Cans” by Jacob Rivkin (MFA candidate, 2013); and “Walls” by Serena Stein (Penn class of 2009). See the winning images in this article.
The Penn Current covers the “Feeding Cities” conference.