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UC Committed to Healthy Campuses

Across University of California campuses, and beyond, there is a growing movement towards healthier students of all ages. The seeds of this effort are spreading throughout UC and germinating into …

Post-Election News

The voice of rural America roared in this election. Rural Americans have been talking, but we haven’t always heard…or listened. I suspect more will listen now. The urban-rural divide has …

Sugar industry played role in blurring science

A blockbuster story about sugar science is appearing in media outlets all over the world. A summary? The sugar industry began “damage control” on research linking sugar to heart disease in …

Q&A: Dr. Pedro Sanchez discusses Cuba

  The UC Food Observer had the privilege of speaking with Dr. Sanchez recently about what normalizing relations with Cuba might mean for the food system in that nation and …

Daily Wrap: Thursday 8/20/15

Good morning! The UC Food Observer chooses some important stories for you to read each work day. On today’s packed menu, in no particular order: 1. In search of a …

Daily Wrap: 8/5/15

The UC Food Observer chooses some important stories for you to read each work day. On today’s menu, in no particular order: 1. ‘Just Label It’: GMO labeling proponents will …

Daily Wrap: 7/27/15

The UC Food Observer chooses some important stories for you to read each work day. On today’s menu:   1. Research: Americans’ eating habits are changing for the better; calorie …