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What Doesn't Kill You

Heritage Radio Network

Food production is a curious business. It seems so straightforward, and yet it is so nuanced, layered, complex, and political. What Doesn’t Kill You; Food Industry Insights endeavors to identify and explain some of the key issues in our food system through interviews with journalists, authors, scientists, activists, and industry experts. Water rights, meat and agricultural production, food waste, labor issues, and new technologies are just some of the topics explored so we can better understand how to feed the future.

Food production is a curious business. It seems so straightforward, and yet it is so nuanced, layered, complex, and political. What Doesn’t Kill You; Food Industry Insights endeavors to identify and explain some of the key issues in our food system through interviews with journalists, authors, scientists, activists, and industry experts. Water rights, meat and agricultural production, food waste, labor issues, and new technologies are just some of the topics explored so we can better understand how to feed the future.

Location:

Brooklyn, NY

Description:

Food production is a curious business. It seems so straightforward, and yet it is so nuanced, layered, complex, and political. What Doesn’t Kill You; Food Industry Insights endeavors to identify and explain some of the key issues in our food system through interviews with journalists, authors, scientists, activists, and industry experts. Water rights, meat and agricultural production, food waste, labor issues, and new technologies are just some of the topics explored so we can better understand how to feed the future.

Twitter:

@kcorrigank

Language:

English

Contact:

BOX 198 402 Graham Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211 (718) 497-2128


Episodes

Migrant workers and the H2A visa Program

2/22/2021
H2A visa workers, those who pick and harvest our food, are some of the most abused and least protected of all labor categories. David Bacon, author of a new report on the subject joins to describe their plight and what measures the Biden Administration needs to adopt to halt this abuse. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a member! What Doesn't Kill You is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:41:29

The Poultry Industy Pays fines, Pleads guilty to price fixing

2/8/2021
Anti-trust lawyer and University of Wisconsin Professor Emeritus Peter Carstensen joins to discuss the recent fines and settlements extracted from the poultry industry in the wake of investigations into price fixing and collusion. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a member! What Doesn't Kill You is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:54:10

New Dietary Guidelines; what didn't but should have changed!

2/5/2021
Journalist Greta Moran digs into the new version of the National Dietary Guidelines so the rest of us don't have to. Big surprise! Industry dictates what they are going to be. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a member! What Doesn't Kill You is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:41:16

Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food from Sustainable to Suicidal.

1/27/2021
Mark Bittman, former NYTimes columnist and noted author joins to discuss his newest book. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support Processing by becoming a member! Processing is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:49:38

Rebuilding dairy in Pennsylvania

1/18/2021
Aaron DeLong of Pasa Sustainable Agriculture in PA will describe his organizations efforts to recharge and rebuild Pennsylvania's dairy industry Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a member! What Doesn't Kill You is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:43:17

The latest on COVID-19 in food processing with Leah Douglas

12/17/2020
In this update, Leah talks about her most recent piece for FERN detailing how numbers are underreported in meatpacking plants in North Carolina, and no agency is regulating them. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a member! What Doesn't Kill You is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:38:23

USDA nominations; new legislation to support Black farmers

12/10/2020
Tom Philpott from Mother Jones comes by to chat about who is in the running for the Secretary of Agriculture, and to discuss newly introduced legislation to recompense and support Black farming families. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a member! What Doesn't Kill You is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:59:24

Meat Industry gets its way on line speeds

11/30/2020
Amanda Hitt from the Government Accountability Projects Food Integrity campaign comes back to talk about the increases in line speed jammed through by the industry and the Trump administration. What does this mean for consumers, food safety, and workers? Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a member! What Doesn't Kill You is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:48:37

How Biden is likely to react to Trump administration roll backs on protections for food and farming

11/23/2020
The Counter's senior reporter Claire Brown joins Katy Keiffer to describe her team's predictions on rules rolled back by Trump. Their conversation covers topics as varied as SNAP, WOTUS (the EPA's efforts to define "waters of the United States"), and pesticide use. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a member! What Doesn't Kill You is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:34:09

Monthly recap on the Covid Map with Leah Douglas

11/2/2020
Leah Douglas comes back for her monthly wrap of Covid news in the meatpacking industry. Who is collecting data? Where is it going? Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a member! What Doesn't Kill You is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:42:42

Climate change and resiliency in agriculture

10/26/2020
Reporter for Civil Eats, and Farm Report host and producer Lisa Held gives a look at what a Biden presidency might mean for addressing the impact of climate change on agriculture. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a member! What Doesn't Kill You is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:44:54

Trump Administration Cancels USDA Wage Survey; Tens of Thousands of Farmworkers Will Suffer Massive Wage Cuts

10/19/2020
As if being a farmworker could get any worse, the Trump administration, via USDA has killed a critical report that determines wages for farmworkers, all but guaranteeing even less income in the coming year. Why and how is explained by Bruce Goldstein, President of Farmworker Justice.org Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a member! What Doesn't Kill You is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:42:32

How one dairy farm beat the Covid business blues

10/12/2020
Wright's Dairy farm in northern Rhode Island INCREASED profitability during Covid. Huh? Image courtesy of Cathryn Kennedy. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support Why Food? by becoming a member! Why Food? is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:38:06

Weather and agriculture

9/28/2020
Michigan Meteorologist and professor of Geography at MSU, Jeff Andreson, joins to talk about how changing weather patterns are affecting agricultural communities. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a member! What Doesn't Kill You is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:51:13

OSHA fines big meatpackers. Are they kidding?

9/21/2020
In our monthly roundup with Leah Douglas we talk about the recent fines levied on Smithfield and JBS by OSHA. Spoiler alert, they are barely even fines. Meanwhile the companies continue to see significant numbers of Covid. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a member! What Doesn't Kill You is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:38:38

Perious Bounty, a new book by Mother Jones reporter Tom Philpott

9/14/2020
Tom Philpott returns to discuss his new book, Perilous Bounty, an examination of American Agriculture in our key food producing states. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a member! What Doesn't Kill You is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:52:36

Monthly Roundup with Leah Douglas

8/17/2020
FERN reporter Leah Douglas reviews the Covid Map for meatpackers, describes her oped in rebuttal to Smithfield and reviews the ag news Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a member! What Doesn't Kill You is Powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:30:43

Where is OSHA in meatpacking?

8/3/2020
Tom Philpott of Mother Jones discusses his recent story about Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia and how he has steered the industry away from safety for workers. In March, HRN began producing all of our 35 weekly shows from our homes all around the country. It was hard work stepping away from our little recording studio, but we know that you rely on HRN to share resources and important stories from the world of food each week. It’s been a tough year for all of us, but right now HRN is...

Duration:00:45:42

Propagate Ventures, a new modeling tool to foster agroecology

7/23/2020
Ethan Steinberg of Propagate Ventures describes a modeling tool to identify costs and rewards of adopting an agroecology style of farming. In March, HRN began producing all of our 35 weekly shows from our homes all around the country. It was hard work stepping away from our little recording studio, but we know that you rely on HRN to share resources and important stories from the world of food each week. It’s been a tough year for all of us, but right now HRN is asking for your help. Every...

Duration:00:37:56

Roundup with Leah Douglas, FERN

7/16/2020
Leah Douglas updates her map of COVID-19 in food workers, and discusses the lack of oversight on "depopulation" and its impacts on the environment. In March, HRN began producing all of our 35 weekly shows from our homes all around the country. It was hard work stepping away from our little recording studio, but we know that you rely on HRN to share resources and important stories from the world of food each week. It’s been a tough year for all of us, but right now HRN is asking for your...

Duration:00:28:00