Migrant Workers Widespread in Food Supply Chain

Over 70 percent of farm workers are immigrants. Amid rising anti-immigration-rhetoric, food companies need to acknowledge the large numbers of migrant workers in their supply chains – on farms and in food-processing – and the specific vulnerabilities they face.

Arby’s to Test Venison Sandwiches in Six States

Move over, French Dip. Arby’s plans to test out venison sandwiches in six U.S. states in a marketing push to celebrate hunting. While Arby’s didn’t intend to shine a light on local, sustainable food, that’s exactly what it did.

Beef or Cow? Researchers Find the Way We Talk About Meat Matters

In a study published this month in the journal Appetite, Norwegian researchers argue that the way meat is processed, labeled, and advertised makes it easier for consumers to dissociate their hamburger or steak from the animals they once were.

Millennials Push Fast Food Revenue Off a Cliff

McDonald’s faces a stark reality: Only 1 out of 5 millennials have ever sampled the signature Big Mac. With the emergence of millennials as the economic drivers of our economy, fast-food companies are nearing the brink of a revenue cliff.

3p Weekend: 10 Food Companies Going Fair Trade

Since October is Fair Trade Month, this week we tip our hats to major food and grocery companies making a shift to ethical sourcing. Did your favorite brand make the list?