America’s New Favorite Nut

Posted August 15th, 2014 by The Editors, FoodPolicy.US

Americans may have a new favorite nut. Domestic almond consumption has grown by more than 220 percent since just 2005 – much faster than demand for pecans, walnuts, macadamias, or cashews. As of 2012, demand for almonds has even


Ramifications of Food Ban within Russia

Posted August 14th, 2014 by The Editors, FoodPolicy.US

The effects of Russia’s ban on food imports from the US, EU, and elsewhere is already being noticed within Russia. Grocery stores throughout Moscow boast empty shelves due to panic stricken residents stocking up on bulk food purchases. Across


A Cheap, Sustainable Cooking Option for the Developing World

Posted August 11th, 2014 by admin , FoodPolicy.US

Millions of people around the world cook exclusively with wood and coal, generally due to their lack of electric and gas options (re: capital for appliances and infrastructure). These antiquated methods can cause serious harm ranging from environmental degradation


Russia announces one-year ban on most food from US, EU, Norway, Canada, & Australia

Posted August 7th, 2014 by admin , FoodPolicy.US

Russia on Thursday announced an extensive one-year ban on most food products from the United States, the European Union, Norway, Canada, and Australia. President Valdimir Putin signed the decree on Wednesday, which suspends imports of meat, fish, fruit, vegetables,