B4uLeap (food)

Anya Fernald is a judge on the Food Network’s Iron Chef, founder of the world’s largest sustainable meat company, and author of the new cookbook Home Cooked. Also, Dr. Stanton Glantz was the first to expose the tobacco industry’s deceptive practices, and now he’s working to expose the the sugar industry. And an update on the toxic chemical BPA in canned food. 

Direct download: Ep36_HomeCookedFinal.mp3
Category:food -- posted at: 11:16am PDT

What’s the connection between race, culture, health and food? We talk with Chef Therese Nelson, founder of the Black Culinary History Project, and Dr. Ricardo Salvador, who tells us about the Plate of the Union campaign. Also, hear what you can do about the toxic chemical BPA in your food.

Direct download: Ep35_RaceFood_final.mp3
Category:food -- posted at: 2:27pm PDT

Brahm Ahmadi co-founded People’s Grocery to tackle environmental injustice and health disparities in West Oakland’s under-served “food desert.” Now Brahm is creating the People’s Community Market, a revolutionary grocery store for West Oakland. And a former podcast guest, social justice comedian Negin Farsad is coming to Oakland to promote her new book How to Make White People Laugh. We’ll hear the event details and more.

Direct download: Ep33_FoodJustice_Final.mp3
Category:food -- posted at: 9:19am PDT

Simran Sethi's new book Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love chronicles her travels to six continents in pursuit of delicious and endangered tastes, with stories that highlight the inspiring people and places that are bringing back the foods we love. Check it out!

Direct download: Ep32_Simran_Final.mp3
Category:food -- posted at: 12:23pm PDT

Born out of a global expedition fearlessly undertaken by a young woman, Project Animal Farm offers a riveting and revealing look at what truly happens behind farm doors. Also, an update on the use of animal drugs in meat production from Cameron Harsh of the Center for Food Safety.

Direct download: Ep24_ProjAnimalFarm_Final.mp3
Category:food -- posted at: 9:48am PDT

We hear from the country’s leading expert on food politics, Marion Nestle, on the food industry’s influence, genetically engineered and cloned food, and much more. Then food author, educator and advocate Anna Lappé tells us why GMOs won’t feed the world, and how organic farming can alleviate the climate crisis. And Rebecca Spector of the Center for Food Safety gives us updates on the latest food fights in Congress and the states.

Direct download: Ep11_Food_Final.mp3
Category:food -- posted at: 4:36pm PDT