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Peter Annin, author of Purified: How Recycled Sewage is Transforming Our Water.

Did you know that astronauts’ liquid wastes are recycled into drinking water in space? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for he...

Chloe Waterman, M.S., Senior Program Manager for Climate Friendly Foods at Friends of the Earth discusses the hazards of Biogas.

Did you know that heavily subsidized biogas digesters pose a risk to rural communities and are not the climate-change solution they’re made out to be? Join Food Sleuth...

Marianne Landzettel, author of Sustainable Meat Production and Processing: Local, Profitable and Humane.

Did you know that cattle are not the “climate change killers” they’ve been made out to be? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, fo...

Timothy Wise, Senior Advisor at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy discusses risks of GM corn and Mexican food sovereignty.

Did you know that there is solid science behind concerns regarding the safety of genetically modified crops? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Meli...

Alexander Sammon, journalist and author of “Forbidden Fruit: The anti-avocado militias of Michoacan.”

Did you know that 80% of the avocadoes consumed in the U.S. are imported from Mexico? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her...

Austin Frerick, author, Barons: Money, Power, and the Corruption of America’s Food Industry.

Did you know that anti-trust legislation helps protect our democracy? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with ...

Cynthia Curl, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Environmental Health & Safety, Boise State University discusses women’s exposure to agricultural chemicals and benefits of organic food.

Did you know that prenatal exposure to glyphosate has been associated with shorter gestational time in utero, decreased fetal growth and preterm birth?  Join Food Sleu...

Michelle Loosli, Senior Manager for Climate Education at the American Public Health Association’s Center for Climate, Health and Equity

Did you know that climate change is an imminent threat to human health, yet most schools do not provide education about climate change and its health impacts? Join Foo...

Bev Thorpe, Co-Founder of Clean Production Action, discusses the “Triple Planetary Crisis,” the fossil fuel-derived chemicals widely used in our food system, and strategies to advance a non-toxic economy.

Did you know that fossil fuel subsidies contribute to the “cheap” cost of plastic? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her in...

Richard Raymond, M.D., former Undersecretary for Food Safety at the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture discusses Salmonella and potentially risky foods for foodborne illness. (Part 2 of 2)

Did you know that Salmonella is one of the leading causes of foodborne illness in the U.S.? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, f...

Richard Raymond, M.D., former Undersecretary for Food Safety at the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture discusses food recalls. (Part 1 of 2)

Did you know that food recalls help prevent people from eating a food that could result in illness or injuries? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, M...

Kirsten Stolle, visual artist who examines the global influence of agrichemical companies on our food system

Did you know that artists can play a unique role in helping us think critically about the global influence of agrichemical companies on our food system? Join Food Sleu...

Matt Lebon discusses the multiple benefits of “foodscaping.”

Did you know that “foodscaping” involves the planning, design, management, and nurturing of ecological edible landscapes?  Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered D...

Jess Conard, Beyond Plastics, discusses the anniversary of the toxic Norfolk Southern train derailment in East Palestine, OH.

Did you know that one year ago the community of East Palestine Ohio was poisoned by a Norfolk Southern train derailment and the resulting purposeful burning of vinyl c...

Mary Donkersloot, Registered Dietitian and host of the Smart Eating Show, discusses pros and cons of new obesity drugs.

Did you know that the drugs Ozempic and Wegovy are revolutionizing the medical treatment of obesity and related disorders?  Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered ...

Byron Kominek, founder of Jack’s Solar Garden and Executive Director of the Colorado Agrivoltaic Learning Center.

Did you know that there are multiple benefits resulting from the co-location of solar panels with agricultural production? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered D...

Elizabeth Hilborn, DVM, registered nurse, farmer and author of Restoring Eden: Unearthing the Agribusiness Secret that Poisoned my Farming Community.

Did you know that the majority of corn seeds planted in the United States are coated with a powerful pesticide that harms pollinators, birds and other wildlife? Join F...

Michelle Gray, Ph.D, Professor of Exercise Science discusses sarcopenia and health benefits of exercise

Did you know that exercise benefits both physical health and cognition? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview wit...

Sara John, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Center for Science in the Public Interest, reports on Dollar stores

Did you know that Dollar Stores are the fastest growing food retailer in the U.S.? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her in...

Anna Jones-Crabtree, Ph.D., owner and operator of Vilicus Farms and Institute.

Did you know that farm couples often have to find off-farm jobs to secure health insurance?  Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, ...

Doug Crabtree, organic farmer, Vilicus Farms Institute, Havre, MT.

Did you know that biodiversity is key to resilience? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Doug Crabtree, ow...

Harriet Behar, organic farmer, inspector and educator describes benefits of organic agriculture and new Livestock and Poultry Standards.

Did you know that USDA’s new Organic Livestock and Poultry Standards will help promote animal welfare? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda He...

Jennifer Wilkins, Ph.D., RD, leader in sustainable, community-based food systems, discusses the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Did you know that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) serves more than 40 million Americans, or about 1 in 8 people living in poverty in the U.S.?  Ho...

Christina Ward, food historian and author of Holy Food: How Cults, Communes, and Religious Movements Influenced What We Eat – An American History.

Did you know that religious beliefs have influenced our eating habits throughout history? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for...

Dana Geffner, co-founder and former executive director of Fair World Project

Did you know that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has resulted in the inability of Mexican corn farmers to earn a living? Join Food Sleuth Radio host a...

Katherine Miller, advocate and author of At The Table: The Chef’s Guide to Advocacy

Did you know that chefs are uniquely positioned to drive food system change for good? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her...

Michael Fakhri, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food.

Did you know that we have more than enough food to feed everyone on the planet and then some?  Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn...

Andrew Whelton, Ph.D., discusses the environmental disaster resulting from the Norfolk Southern train derailment in East Palestine, OH.

Did you know that the Feb. 3rd, 2023 Norfolk Southern train derailment in East Palestine OH resulted in chemically-contaminated air and water that continues to harm pu...

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