From Los Angeles to Japan, host Sasha Issenberg—journalist and author of The Sushi Economy—follows the trail of the threatened Pacific bluefin tuna to find out if our appetite for sushi just might end up devouring this diamond of the sea.
As the debate rages on, Dave Arnold visits both sides of the foie gras world and discovers why there’s so much controversy surrounding this popular delicacy.
We travel to Cyprus to learn more about why the largest massacre of songbirds anywhere in the world is happening on British sovereign territory—and why poachers won’t stop.
Gianna Toboni goes on a riveting tour of Gitmo, uncovering the very interesting politics of the camp’s kitchen—and finding out what the food is like for the prisoners that aren’t on hunger strike.
In this investigative report for The Politics of Food, VICE’s former editor-in-chief Adam Leith Gollner looks at the strange story behind how the Grapple came into existence.
In the first episode of The Politics of Food, Ben Ferguson investigates the UK’s growing illegal trade in “smokies,” a West African delicacy that has been outlawed in Europe since 1987.
Our new series, The Politics of Food, explores culinary stories through a political lens to capture the most controversial issues that transpire during the journey from source to plate.