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Tag: food system transparency

Why Palm Oil is a Problem for People & Planet

Palm oil is found in everything from vegan butter to shampoo, and it has devastating consequences for people and planet. Learn why palm oil is a problem, and find out which companies are making commitments to more sustainable palm oil production.

Whatcha hiding, Big Chicken? Chicken Industry Takes Bold Stance Against Transparency

The controversial and recently expanded HACCP Based Inspection Models Project (HIMP) moves poultry plants towards less regulation and increased line speeds. Consumer advocate and Food & Water Watch lobbyist Tony Corbo requested the opportunity to work in a HIMP facility, to gain understanding of the new (self)regulatory process and how it effects our food supply. The National Chicken Council denied Corbo’s request last Friday: they greatly prefer no transparency at all, please and thank you! Anyone surprised?