From CommonDreams.org CONTACT: Congressional Progressive Caucus Bill Goold (202)226-4055 Progressive Caucus Leads Anti-Hunger Fight To Protect Food Stamp Funding In Farm Bill As Part of Anti-Poverty Initiative WASHINGTON - MAY 31 -Because at least 35
From CommonDreams.org I believe nothing is as central to our well-being as food”…-”…who grows it and how. When produced with the interests of the eater in mind, food makes our bodies strong. When produced with
Community Food Security Coalition website has lots of information regarding their Legislative Priorities for the 2007 Farm Bill that relate to building local food systems, and actions that support them, plus analyses of some of
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DTN Political Correspondent Jerry Hagstrom reported on Friday (link requires subscription) that, “Increasing talk among Republicans on Capitol Hill about extending the current farm bill may be a plot to keep a Congress controlled by
The New York Times editorial board noted in today's paper that, "If you think people do not go hungry in America, you're wrong. At last count in 2005, 35 million low-income Americans - about a
National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture PO Box 396 Pine Bush, NY 12566 HOUSE AGRICULTURE SUBCOMMITTEE TO VOTE ON FARM BILL CONSERVATION TITLE WEEK OF MAY 21 SETS THE STAGE FOR THE FATE OF THE
1.TAKE ACTION: Farm Bill Could Cripple State Food Safety Agencies, Preempt Laws on GE Crops 2.Groups say bill voids local bans on altered food 3.Michael Pollan on the potentially corrosive power of the farm bill
La Jolla, Calif.—The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) today delivered 17,000 signatures to members of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) urging the Board to phase out the use of synthetic methionine in poultry feed. The signatures were delivered along with testimony on the issue.
The feed additive, which acts as a growth promoter, is only given to poultry and it is the only synthetic feed additive approved for organic livestock.