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Eating Matters

Heritage Radio Network

Food has emerged as a critical policy area – and it raises big questions about health, labor, sustainability and our collective future. Join host Jenna Liut for conversations with food policy experts and leaders about the issues that shape our every...Show More

47:09 | Jul 15th, 2018

Question: What has 3 times the protein, uses 15 times less water, and produces 2,000 times less methane gas than beef? Answer: crickets! Indeed, many believe that insects will be the food of the future, and crickets are one of the most palatable, su...Show More

50:15 | Sep 29th

In a July report, the USDA found that crop insurance payouts are likely to increase due to the expected increase in climate volatility. But is the program that is designed to protect farmers against the hardships caused by these climate events just ...Show More
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1:11:16 | Sep 22nd

Host Jenna Liut interviews author Jennifer E. Gaddis about her forthcoming book "The Labor of Lunch: Why We Need Real Food and Real Jobs in American Public Schools." Gaddis’ book exposes the labor crisis in school cafeterias and why we can’t keep ign...Show More

51:05 | Aug 4th

Daisy Freund, Director of Farm Animal Welfare at the ASPCA, joins host Jenna Liut to discuss the exciting work the organization is doing to help consumers navigate food labels, elevate meaningful farm animal welfare certifications, and support small ...Show More

36:43 | Jul 31st

Kim Kessler, the Assistant Commissioner of the Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Tobacco Control at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - and Eating Matters creator! - joins host Jenna Liut to discuss the agency's innovat...Show More
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