Barbara H. Peterson on July 22nd, 2009

Linda knows about the USDA and doesn’t trust it one bit. And with good reason. Watch the video and find out why.

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CIFOR Releases Guidelines to Foodborne Outbreak Response; FSWG Issues Key Control Findings By Rady Ananda The Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response just released its Guidelines for Foodborne Outbreak Response. Earlier this month, Obama’s new Food Safety Working Group, headed by Monsanto executive Michael Taylor, released its Key Control Findings. Decentralizing the food supply would […]

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By Rady Ananda Scrap NAIS; decentralize the food industry The hottest topic in agriculture is NAIS – the proposed National Animal Identification System. Using embedded microchips and mountains of paperwork, the federal government plans to create a database that tracks every animal in the nation. Independent producers and privacy advocates adamantly oppose the plan.

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Barbara H. Peterson on July 8th, 2009

Agriculture leaders, as well as farmers and ranchers, are watching the outcome of the many congressional bills that are being discussed on Capitol Hill. They question whether farmers and ranchers will survive if additional permits and taxation are implemented.

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