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Climate Change: New Research, Forecasts, Resources

Diet and Global Climate Change. Could eating a healthier diet reduce greenhouse gas emissions? A study out of University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) indicates that may be the case. Research results …

Cal Ag Journal issues call for papers on food system

University of California President Janet Napolitano launched the UC Global Food Initiative (GFI) in 2014 to address one of the most compelling issues of our time: how to sustainably and nutritiously feed a world …

Daily Wrap: Tuesday 9/1/15

We bring you some key stories to begin your work day. On the menu, in no particular order: Frozen food gets a makeover. Sales of frozen food have grown less …

Ports’ labor deal reached

The dockworkers union and employers reached a tentative agreement late Friday. An ongoing contract dispute has impacted 29 West Coast ports, contributing to an extended slowdown which has stranded cargo, …

Friday Wrap: 2/20/15

UC Food Observer chooses a handful of important stories for you to read as you finish your work week. On the menu, in no particular order: the USDA reports trends …

Bee economy is local and global

We are fascinated with bees. Honey bees are essential for the pollination of many fruit, nut, vegetable, and seed crops. The value is placed at $15 billion annually in the …