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Fat, Hungry, and Out of Control: Fixing Food Systems for Humanity’s Urban Future

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 Urban Research’s pathbreaking “Feeding Cities” conference, held in Houston Hall in March, raised red flags by the dozen. Read more>>