What Doesn't Kill You

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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.  
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.  
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.  
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. 
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.  
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.   
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.  
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.  
Aaron DeLong of Pasa Sustainable Agriculture in PA will describe his organizations efforts to recharge and rebuild Pennsylvania's dairy industryHeritage 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.  
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.orgHeritage 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.
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.  
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.
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.
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.  
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.
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 asking for your help. Every dollar that listeners give to HRN provides essential support to keep our mics on. We've got some fresh new thank you gifts available, like our limited edition bandanas. Keep What Doesn't Kill You on the air: become an HRN Member today! Go to heritageradionetwork.org/donate. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.
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 dollar that listeners give to HRN provides essential support to keep our mics on. We've got some fresh new thank you gifts available, like our limited edition bandanas.Keep What Doesn't Kill You  on the air: become an HRN Member today! Go to heritageradionetwork.org/donate. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.
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 help. Every dollar that listeners give to HRN provides essential support to keep our mics on. We've got some fresh new thank you gifts available, like our limited edition bandanas.Keep What Doesn't Kill You on the air: become an HRN Member today! Go to heritageradionetwork.org/donate. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.
Jessica Mayhew and Maggie LePrise offer their thoughts on how to make dairy work better, especially in RI.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 dollar that listeners give to HRN provides essential support to keep our mics on. We've got some fresh new thank you gifts available, like our limited edition bandanas.Keep What Doesn't Kill You on the air: become an HRN Member today! Go to heritageradionetwork.org/donate. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.
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Podcast Details

Created by
Heritage Radio Network
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Oct 16th, 2011
Latest Episode
Apr 5th, 2021
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
336
Avg. Episode Length
41 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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