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What Doesn't Kill You

Heritage Radio Network

Food production is a curious business; it's nuanced, layered, complex, and political. In What Doesn’t Kill You, host Katy Keiffer 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's nuanced, layered, complex, and political. In What Doesn’t Kill You, host Katy Keiffer 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

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Food production is a curious business; it's nuanced, layered, complex, and political. In What Doesn’t Kill You, host Katy Keiffer 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.

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@kcorrigank

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

The Attack of the Superweeds

9/20/2021
Journalist H. Claire Brown comes in to discuss the implications of her NY Times article on how weeds are outpacing science by half a decade. What will that mean for farmers? What will it cost consumers? 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:00:41:39

Defending Beef 2.0

9/13/2021
Author Nicolette Hahn Niman comes back to talk about her revised and expanded, Defending Beef: The Ecological and Nutritional Case for Meat. 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:00:45:17

Air from there pollutes right here!

8/2/2021
Professor Meredith Hastings and PHD candidate Emily Joyce of Brown University's Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, discuss the implications of several recent studies on how rising levels of nitrogen and ammonium are affecting national waterways and coastal areas to their detriment. 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:00:47:11

Biden takes aim at Consolidation and Monopolies

7/19/2021
Mike Callicrate, activist and cattle rancher comes back to talk about the Executive Order signed by Biden that addresses long standing grievances in the animal agriculture sector, among others. Included in the EO are measures to address pricing transparency, labeling, enforcement and re-write of the Packers and Stockyards Act. 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...

Duration:00:46:30

JBS Pays 11Million in ransom to cybercriminals

6/21/2021
Colonel John Hoffman of the Food Protection and Defense Institute has been advising companies and government on how to harden their cyber functions. Here he deconstructs how JBS came to be hacked and what government and corporations need to do to ensure national food security. 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:00:46:26

The Climate Bill even Big Ag Loves

6/14/2021
Mother Jones ag correspondent Tom Philpott deconstructs the boondoggle that is the new "climate bill" beloved by all who pollute. Dubbed "GROWING CLIMATE SOLUTIONS", this bill makes people like Joni Ernst and the good people of the National Pork Producers Council rub their legs together like crickets. How can this be good? 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...

Duration:00:44:23

Water, the Commodity Trade?

5/24/2021
Dr. Steve Suppan joins to discuss the very first futures contract for water, and the implications for the rest of us. 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:00:49:40

Eating with the Ecosystem

5/17/2021
Eating with the Ecosystem director Kate Masury joins to talk about encouraging chefs and consumers to appreciate underutilized species of fish, improving the fishing industry for fishermen, and adjusting for the impacts of climate change and ocean acidification. 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:00:42:01

The State of American Drinking Water

5/13/2021
Legal expert Valerie Baron from Natural Resources Defense Council joins to discuss the existential threat to safe, available drinking water across the United States. Topics include The Clean Water Act and regulatory standards, PFAS and other contaminants in the water supply, the effects of climate change, and new leadership at the Environmental Protection Agency. Heritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support What Doesn't Kill You by becoming a...

Duration:00:46:00

Iowa has had enough of CAFOs

4/5/2021
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Art Cullen comes on to talk about the pressure of the hog industry on Iowa's environment, joined by Wisconsin Farmer Lisa Doerr. Support the Western Iowa Journalism Foundation here. 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:00:45:19

More scandals in meatpacking

3/22/2021
Leah Douglas reports on a Smithfield meatpacking plant in California whose negligence has exposed hundreds of workers to Covid, and thousands of people in the surrounding community. 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:00:37:19

Just Eat! with Barry Estabrook

3/15/2021
Award winning journalist Barry Estabrook shares his insights on the multibillion dollar industry that is the diet industry. Fascinating and funny. 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:00:47:46

Draining the "Big Food" Swamp

3/8/2021
Draining the "Big Food" Swamp is an in depth report on lobbying money in politics backed by major food and beverage corporations. Buying politicians and skewing legislation is the game. Executive Director of Feed the Truth, Lucy Martinez Sullivan joins to highlight key points. 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:00:50:11

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