The RP’s Weekly Web Gems: The Politics of Food

The Politics of Food

A growing body of research shows that processed foods and drinks sweetened with sugar and high fructose corn syrup may be as addictive as cocaine. [Bloomberg News]

Colder weather and soup go hand in hand.  Here are ten soups from around the globe that are worth a try. [BBC Travel]

Trader Joe’s executives refuse to sign a Fair Food Agreement proposed by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a labor and human-rights organization, and supported by social-justice oriented religious leaders.  The agreement is intended to address labor abuses in the tomato fields and to increase the pay of tomato pickers by one penny per pound. [The Atlantic]

The RP’s Recipe of the Week: Martha Stewart’s Fall Vegetable and Orzo Casserole



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