All posts by Bridget Huber

Bridget Huber
Bridget Huber is a print and radio reporter focused on public health, food and the environment, mostly. She's reported for The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, The World, The Nation, Mother Jones, The Associated Press and others. Originally from Maine, she's based in Oakland, California.

Mexico is Waging War Against American Apples

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Listen to “Mexico is Waging War Against American Apples” on PRI’s The World After 50 years in the apple business, Vicente Robles is cutting down most of his orchards. The trees are still productive, but no longer profitable. This year, Mexican growers produced a record harvest. “We were very happy,” said Robles.  “The harvest was… » Read More

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Michelle’s Moves

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  In March 2010, Michelle Obama stood on a stage in Washington and leveled a challenge at the food industry’s biggest players. “We need you all to step it up,” she told a meeting of the Grocery Manufacturers Association. Just a month earlier, she’d launched the Let’s Move campaign, the Obama administration’s flagship anti-obesity program,… » Read More

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