Media Room

  • In Food We TrustJune 13, 2014

     From animal welfare, to GM, producers can have a hard time selling not just their food, but the science behind why they do things the way they do. So what’s at the core of this relationship breakdown? Charlie Arnot talks about this with Heather Bray in the Radio Adelaide studio during his recent visit to Australia.

  • Former Anti-GMO Activist Mark Lynas Announces Support of Mandatory GMO LabelingOctober 15, 2013

     Mark Lynas, former anti-GMO activist turned staunch supporter of biotechnology, today announced his support for federal standards for GMO labeling and encouraged the food industry to be transparent about the responsible use of that technology.

  • Global Food Marketing Expert Addresses Consumer Choices during Economic DownturnNovember 15, 2012

     How has the global economic downturn affected the food system? David Hughes, emeritus professor of food marketing at Imperial College in London, spoke about one segment in particular during his keynote presentation at the 2012 CFI Food Integrity Summit.

  • Responding to Crisis: How Leafy Greens Weathered a Food Safety StormNovember 14, 2012

     A 2006 E. coli outbreak linked to spinach had many consumers wondering if their salad was safe to eat. The industry responded with a certification program the USDA has described as a national success story. Scott Horsfall, chief executive officer of the California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement, talked about it at CFI’s 2012 Food Integrity Summit.

  • Global Climatologist Examines DroughtNovember 13, 2012

     No sector of the food system has escaped the impact of the 2012 drought. At CFI’s 2012 Food Integrity Summit, Evelyn Browning-Garriss, one of the leading historical climatologists in the world, spoke about why the drought occurred and what might lie ahead.

  • McDonalds: Embracing Conflict and Stakeholder EngagementNovember 12, 2012

     When you’re the leading global foodservice retailer with more than 33,500 local restaurants serving nearly 68 million people in 119 countries each day, a wide array of interests seek your attention on a long list of issues. Bob Langert, VP, corporate social responsibility at McDonalds, spoke about stakeholder engagement at the recent CFI Food Integrity Summit.

  • 2012 Summit Speaker to Discuss Consumer Food Purchasing DecisionsSeptember 18, 2012

     Dr. David Hughes, Emeritus Professor of Food Marketing at Imperial College, London, and a keynote speaker at the 2012 Food Integrity Summit taking place October 23-24 in Chicago, talks about what consumers expect when making food purchasing decisions.

  • 2012 Summit Speaker Professor David Hughes to Address Consumer PrioritiesSeptember 17, 2012

     Dr. Hughes shares his thoughts on food system trends over the rest of this decade.

  • 2012 Food Integrity Summit Keynote to Discuss Effective Stakeholder EngagementSeptember 06, 2012

    Audio Icon Bob Langert, vice president, sustainability, McDonald's, shares McDonald's two-fold philosophy about successful stakeholder engagement in today's environment of social networking and new media.

  • 2012 Food Integrity Summit Keynote Bob Langert shares advice on engaging large corporationsSeptember 05, 2012

    Audio Icon Langert has advice for groups wanting to engage with companies like McDonald's.

  • What is there to be thankful for this Thanksgiving season?November 21, 2011

    Charlie Arnot, CEO, Center for Food Integrity, talks about being thankful for our food supply.

  • Who makes that Thanksgiving meal possible?November 21, 2011

    Charlie Arnot, CEO, Center for Food Integrity, discusses how farmers, processeors, grocers and others work hard to produce food.

  • Turkey seems to be the main course for most Thanksgiving meals.November 21, 2011

    Charlie Arnot, CEO, Center for Food Integrity, discusses how we can enjoy turkey not only at Thankgiving, but year-round.

  • With more birds being raised, shouldn’t more resources have been used?November 21, 2011

     Charlie Arnot, CEO, Center for Food Integrity, talks about how farmers can produce more using less. 

  • It sounds like there’s plenty to be thankful for.November 21, 2011

     Charlie Arnot, CEO, Center for Food Integrity, discusses how we can continue to have the safest, most nutritious and affordable food supply in the world.

  • What should Americans expect from their food system?October 20, 2011

      Charlie Arnot, CEO, Center for Food Integrity, discusses what consumers should expect from farmers, food processors, restaurants and grocery stores.

  • Conversations about today’s food system seem to have people taking one side or the other. Does that help improve the system?October 20, 2011

    Charlie Arnot, CEO, Center for Food Integrity, talks about the lack of meaningful dialogue about the food system.

  • People are celebrating food. That sounds like a good thing, correct?October 20, 2011

    Charlie Arnot, CEO, Center for Food Integrity, says we should celebrate food and food choice, understanding that limiting our ability to produce more food will result in increased hunger. 

  • Why do we need to produce more food? Isn’t there plenty to go around?October 20, 2011

    Charlie Arnot, CEO, Center for Food Integrity, examines current food insecurity levels and the need to produce more to meet demand.

  • Why not just improve food education and distribution? Won’t that fix the problem?October 20, 2011

    Charlie Arnot, CEO, Center for Food Integrity, reviews what it will take to reduce hunger and who will be affected if we don’t.

  • Brother David Andrews

    Senior representative for Food and Water Watch, says animals raised for food deserve a dignified life.

  • What is the Ethical Choice for People, Animals and Planet?October 31, 2012

     How can today’s food system meet the growing global demand to produce more food using fewer resources? Learn more and join the conversation.

  • What is the Ethical Choice?October 20, 2011

    Charlie Arnot, CEO, Center for Food Integrity, discusses Ethical Choice and how you can make a difference for people, animals and the planet.

  • The Ethical Choice

    Charlie Arnot, CEO, Center for Food Integrity, discusses three ways consumers can make a difference and the ethical choice for people, animals and the planet.

  • Communicating Shared Values

    Charlie Arnot, CEO, Center for Food Integrity discusses the importance of communicating shared values with the public to build consumer trust and confidence in the food system.

  • What are Consumers' Perceptions of Agriculture?

    Charlie Arnot, CEO for the Center for Food Integrity, talks with "Bringing It to the Table" conference attendees about consumer perceptions of agriculture. Held in early 2011, the conference was the first step in an effort to spark fresh thinking and collaboration in pursuit of new ideas for people with an interest in Ohio food and farming. (Courtesy of Ohio Farm Bureau)