Food Studies’s Updates

  • Dr. Sonia Massari Joins the Food Studies Advisory Board

    The Food Studies Advisory Board is honored to welcome our newest member - Dr. Sonia Massari.

    Dr. Sonia Massari is the Academic Director of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Signature programs in Rome and Director at GLi, Gustolab I..

  • Carlo Alberto Pratesi Joins the Food Studies Advisory Board

    The Food Studies Advisory Board is honored to welcome our newest member - Carlo Alberto Pratesi.

    Carlo Alberto Pratesi is a Full Professor of Marketing, Innovation and Sustainability at Roma Tre University. Since 2009, he has been a scientific..

  • Lorenzo Scarpone Joins the Food Studies Advisory Board

    The Food Studies Advisory Board is honored to welcome our newest member - Lorenzo Scarpone.

                                     “Farmers are the center of the world”

    Lorenzo Scarpone was born and raised on a small family farm in the Abruzzo regio..

  • Carlos Yescas Joins the Food Studies Advisory Board

    The Food Studies Advisory Board is honored to welcome our newest member - Carlos Yescas.

    Carlos’ career in cheese began at Sheridan’s Cheesemongers where he worked the counter and sold from a stand at the weekend Galway Farmer’s Market (Ireland..

  • Dr. A. Bryce Hoflund Joins the Food Studies Advisory Board

    The Food Studies Advisory Board is honored to welcome our newest member - Dr. A. Bryce Hoflund.

    Dr. A. Bryce Hoflund is an associate professor in the School of Public Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her research focuses o..

  • Porridge in the Panopticon

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    London Review of Books Blog | Article Link | by Glen Newey

    Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation included in its first edition an appendix with vegetarian recipes, ‘Eating for Liberated People’. For utilitarians,..

  • Industrial Farming is One of the Worst Crimes in History

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    theguardian.com | Article Link | by Yuval Noah Harari

    Animals are the main victims of history, and the treatment of domesticated animals in industrial farms is perhaps the worst crime in history. The march o..

  • Lost in Transition: The Path to Organic

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    medium.com | Article Link | by MariaRodale and Kimbal Musk

    At this moment in time, American consumer demand for organic foods far exceeds the supply. Though the organic sector is a 39.1 billion dollar market..

  • What People around the World Drink When They Aren't Drinking Water

    washingtonpost.com | Article Link | Roberto A. Ferdman

    When people aren't quenching their thirst with water, they're probably drinking something else. And what they choose can have a sizable impact on their health.

    For that reason, nutrition e..

  • How Much Do Americans Love French Fries and Ketchup? A Lot More Than You Think

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    washingtonpost.com | Article Link | Roberto A. Ferdman

    Last night at the Emmy's, award winners were served french fries and ketchup behind the scenes. The snack came courtesy of McDonald's, w..