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May 14, 2019

 

Trump Administration Levels Tariffs On Mexican Tomatoes

Under pressure from Florida lawmakers, the Trump administration is taking steps to protect domestic tomato growers from Mexican competition.

October 26, 2018

 

Dairy Farmers and Immigrants Build Bridge Out Of Cheese

A project in the heart of dairy country seeks to build trust and respect between farmers and migrant workers.

September 28, 2018

 

Book Links NAFTA To Obesity In Mexico

A new book explores NAFTA’s effect on Mexico’s food system as the country prepares to negotiate new rules with the U.S.

July 25, 2018

 

How Luxury Hotels In Developing Countries Fight Food Waste

The United Nations says nearly one-fourth of food purchases in hotels and restaurants are thrown away. Luxury properties in Mexico, India, and elsewhere are trying programs to bring that figure down.

July 17, 2018

 

Your Ancestors Probably Ate Insects. So What’s Bugging You?

An anthropologist takes a deep dive into the history of gathering, raising and eating insects, and why in America and Europe, they're unlikely to become a mainstream food option anytime soon.

July 2, 2018

 

Oaxaca’s Restaurateurs Say Teacher Protests Imperil Business

The protests take place every summer in Oaxaca City. They come as tourist season kicks off and interest grows in the Mexican state's heralded cuisine. Restaurateurs say the chaos keeps customers away.

June 8, 2018

 

Mexico Retaliates With Pork Tariffs In Trade Tiff With US

Mexico has slapped a 20 percent tariff on pork imports from the U.S., among levies on other products.

July 26, 2017

 

America’s Taste For Mezcal Good For Mexico’s Small Producers

Oaxaca is the heart of mezcal country, where the pungent booze is made from the same plant as tequila by traditional distillers.

July 7, 2017

 

Los Angeles Moves Closer To Legalizing Sidewalk Food Vendors

A campaign to legalize street vending is gaining strength from local resistance to President Trump's immigration policies.

May 19, 2017

 

Government Confirms A Surge In Foreign Guest Workers

Government statistics show a big increase in the number of foreign guest workers approved to work on American farms this year.

May 3, 2017

 

California Is On Its Way To Having Avocado Crop Year-Round

Americans ate 2 billion pounds of avocados last year; many came from Mexico. California researchers are working to change that.

May 2, 2017

 

Why Mexican Chefs, Farmers, Activists Are Reviving Amaranth

The ancient grain is part of a movement to revive native crops and cuisines while restoring the health and economy of Oaxaca, one of Mexico's poorest states.

April 11, 2017

 

Obesity Shifts To Low Income Families In Mexico

Historically, prevalence of obesity in Mexico was associated with higher socioeconomic status. A new study shows that's changing, and impacting teen girls.

February 21, 2017

 

Ditching NAFTA Could Hurt America’s Farmers More Than Mexico’s

Trade in food between the U.S. and Mexico has exploded over the past 15 years. Restricting that trade could backfire.

February 7, 2017

 

Climate Change Disrupts Mayans’ Traditional Farming Practices

Climate change has brought erratic rainfall to Mexico's Yucatán peninsula, forcing local Mayan farmers to modernize their centuries-old farming practices.

February 4, 2017

 

Chasing A Dream Built On Dairy, Master Of Milk Came Home

For one of the biggest dairymen in U.S., success was based in part on crossing cultural boundaries. Now, he has returned home to continue building his empire.

February 2, 2017

 

U.S.-Mexico Wall Will Cost Americans More For Food

Requiring Mexican growers to pay more for exporting their goods to the U.S. will only lead to higher prices for American consumers.

October 27, 2016

 

Tijuana Border Plan Could Oust Rich Food Culture And Cooks

Plans to expand the border crossing could bulldoze over a longstanding market where many food vendors have made their living for years, if not generations.

March 31, 2016

 

Philly Soda Tax: Third Time’s A Charm?

In the U.S., soda taxes haven't had the impact activists had hoped for, but globally it's a different story.

January 7, 2016

 

Consumer Groups Vow To Fight Meat Label Repeal

Consumer groups are rearing for a fight in 2016 after Congress repealed a law that required an animal's country of origin on packages of meat.

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