A reminder from us: Eat Drink VOTE! Your vote can help to create a food system that is better for us and the planet. And – after the election, please remember that your purchase and consumption decisions will also encourage a food system that is better for us all.
Do you have the right to know what is in the food that you eat? This is the question that voters in the state of Washington will decide in this election. While the connection between politics and food is obvious in this contest, all elections have implications for the food that we eat. Why? Because […]
In many states and cities next Tuesday is an election day. Eat Drink Vote reminds us that food is political because our votes affect what we eat. The food and agricultural companies know this and they invest heavily in campaigns to encourage the election of politicians who will protect their interests and profits. For consumers, […]
Marion Nestle recently moderated a food forum for candidates for mayor in New York City. She posted about it on her blog Food Politics. This was an exciting event not just because of what it meant to the voters of New York City but because of what it indicated about the food movement. As Nestle […]