Food Industry

  • Whole Foods grocery store worker Tim Owen trims the tops of organic carrots in the produce section of the store in Ann Arbor, Michigan, March 8, 2012. Photo by Rebecca Cook/Reuters
    December 30, 2015  

    Michael Pollan’s bestselling book “In Defense of Food” was a call to arms for making real food a bigger part of Americans’ diets. Now he takes that push to PBS with a new documentary. He joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss why we’ve lost the true definition of food and how to take back control from the food industry. Continue reading

  • February 12, 2013  

    Special correspondent Steve Sapienza exposes the human cost of palm oil, a cheap ingredient used in many processed foods. In Malaysia, the world’s second largest exporter of the oil, producers employ child migrant workers to keep up with demand. The story is part of a collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Continue reading