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Judge Rules That Some Farmer Data Is Exempt From FOIA

The Freedom of Information Act, which has a long history in the United States, has... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 22, 2020
Federal Meat Plant Inspectors Reportedly Told to Work Despite COVID-19 Exposure

Conditions at meatpacking plants have led to an explosion in COVID-19, with facilities becoming major... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 15, 2020
Liquid Gold: How Stronger Food Systems Can Start In Your Toilet

Multiple times a day, when nature calls, people routinely flush their excrement into an abyss... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 12, 2020
United Farm Workers Files Lawsuit Over H-2A Wage Freeze

A labor group is suing the federal government over a proposed wage freeze for foreign... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 10, 2020
What’s Going on With All These Farmer Protests in India?

A massive series of protests in response to farm bill changes in India have made... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 9, 2020
Biden to Reportedly Pick Tom Vilsack as USDA Chief

On Tuesday evening, Hans Nichols of Axios reported that President-elect Joe Biden plans to select... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 8, 2020
New York State Bans ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Food Packaging

Over the past few years, environmental and health advocates have been banging the drum about... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 8, 2020
Democrats Choose David Scott to Head House Agriculture Committee

After a minor squabble, House Democrats have chosen a new head of the Agriculture Committee.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 4, 2020
Lab-Grown Meat Receives Its First Approval for Sale—In Singapore

The promise of lab-grown meat is enticing, from an environmental point of view. Theoretically, lab-grown... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 2, 2020
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