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The politics of chaos in food crises: food riots in Venezuela

The world has recently turned its attention to Venezuela, where a struggling economy combined with food shortages has raised tensions, resulting in the emergence of protests and deadly food riots.

Burning shopping cart on rioting streets

Canadians will pay $345 more for food in 2016

The struggling Canadian currency, climate factors and consumer trends will all play important roles in the rising price of food in 2016

Grain storage silos

Podcast: The shocking stuff that shows up in our garbage

Food waste is a $31B problem in Canada alone. That’s like everyone in the country throwing $760 a year in the trash

A bowl filled with edible food scraps

How we came to drink pasteurized milk

It was the dairies who promoted Louis Pasteur’s process

Side profile of a manual worker working in a dairy factory

Proteins of the future

Beyond meat: what we will be eating next, and how unlikely proteins can move from ‘disgusting’ to mainstream

An appetizer of'Petit pois carre et son ecume de Carottes, vers de farine' - peas, carrots and worms - prepared by French chef David Faure in his Michelin-rated restaurant 'Aphrodite' in Nice, France.

Opening the barn doors on cage-free eggs

What makes hens happy is complicated

Hens in a barn are gathered around a metal feeder

Warning: your morning coffee is in danger

A global coffee crisis is brewing right under our nose

A coffee picker in El Salvador.

Designer foods that beat disease

How we can eat our way to a ripe old age

A shopper stands in front of a Whole Foods dairy display deciding which healthy products to purchase

Reclaiming food knowledge

Why the health of Indigenous people depends on it: Q&A

Close up of a selection of Indian corn in autumn hues.

Rise of the ‘hangry’

Preventing food riots in the future actually has little to do with food