Community action is critical in the fight against food waste, but what are food activists to do when the law prevents them from getting excess food to the people who need it?
French farmers may conjure imagery of the purest food, of quaintness, quietude, and lolling about in rolling bucolic hills on the French countryside. But in a big move against multinational agricultural trade agreements, French farmers are stepping off their land and taking to the streets.
France passed aggressive legislation to help curb its food waste. The France food waste law focuses on supermarkets and aims to halve the country’s wasted food.
Zero waste grocery stores are popping up in France. Day By Day, a company whose mission is to make food shopping more environmentally responsible, has just opened its 4th zero waste market in Lille. The others are located in Versailles, Meudon-la-Forêt and Fontenay-le-Fleury.
The classic French omelet is not like our American versions which are so often overstuffed with fatty meats and greasy cheeses. They are perfection on a plate.
France is known for its food, and perhaps no chef is better known than French chef Alain Ducasse. He’s got the Michelin Stars to prove it—21 in total—more than any other chef currently alive. But he’s doing the almost unthinkable. Alain Ducasse is dropping much-loved French meat staples from the menu at his three-star restaurant at the luxury Plaza Athénée hotel.
France asked the EU yesterday to ban Monsanto’s genetically modified corn.
This is one thing that irritates me about the EU (which I’m generally a fan of) — France is apparently not allowed to ban GMOs inside its borders. Rather than [ … ]
I felt tremendously disheartened and somewhat shocked last year when I reported on the European Commission’s approval of BASF’s GM Amflora potato (aka the ‘Frankentstein potato’), the first authorization of a GM crop in 12 years and the second overall.
I love a challenge. When I read that The Cognac Board and The Palate Press Advertising Network were running a blogger writing contest I was intrigued. I haven’t given much [ … ]
[social_buttons] There is a completely absurd debate underway in France. A group of wine makers called Terre et Vin du Monde is vehemently protesting the planned planting of a test [ … ]
The Quebecois, always more French in their approach to food than the rest of Canada, have decided raw milk cheeses are worth taking a risk on after all. Quebec, like [ … ]