It’s Time to Put Food Policy Back on the Table

Jim Hightower

The economic devastation in farm country continues unabated as agribusiness profiteers, Wall Street speculators, urban sprawlers and corrupted political elites continue to set food policy. During the farm crisis of the 1980s, an Iowa farmer asked … Read moreIt’s Time to Put Food Policy Back on the Table

Peeking Under the Big Top at This Year’s Three-Ring Election Circus

Jim Hightower

The 2013 election circus was at least entertaining Election days can be dizzying — like trying to absorb a three-ring circus with all three acts going at once. In last week’s elections, the national media … Read morePeeking Under the Big Top at This Year’s Three-Ring Election Circus

Monsanto Buys a Food Prize

Jim Hightower

Not agri-Culture, just agri-Business: Monsanto As Lily Tomlin has noted, “No matter how cynical you get, it’s almost impossible to keep up.” For example, imagine if a prestigious group announced that this year’s “World Environmental … Read moreMonsanto Buys a Food Prize

The Poor Tortured Tomato of Agribusiness

The Poor Tortured Tomato of Agribusiness

Tomato tinkerers go back to the drawing board Warning: Agribusiness is in the lab again, molesting the “molecular machineries” of Mother Nature’s tomato. Actually, it’s the already-machined, industrial tomato that lab techs are retinkering. It … Read moreThe Poor Tortured Tomato of Agribusiness

It’s Alive! GMO Wheat Stage Million Grain March on Capitol

It’s Alive! GMO Wheat Stage Million Grain March on Capitol

Recently escaped from the lab, GMO wheat is ‘occupying’ farmland — as well as Washington — and demanding its rights Ever since unapproved GMO wheat was found sprouting in April on an 80-acre field in … Read moreIt’s Alive! GMO Wheat Stage Million Grain March on Capitol

Denounced: Corporate GMO Disinformation Campaign on California’s Prop 37

Denounced: Corporate GMO Disinformation Campaign on California’s Prop 37

Groups Launch National Initiative to Help Americans Take Action on Genetically Engineered Foods (GMOs) A new coalition, focused on the right to know whether or not foods are genetically engineered, today denounced the millions of … Read moreDenounced: Corporate GMO Disinformation Campaign on California’s Prop 37

Nation’s Top Food Makers and Agrichemical Companies Oppose Honest Food Labeling

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PepsiCo, NestlĂ©, Coca Cola, and Kellogg working to defeat California’s GMO food labeling measure (Sacramento, Calif.) — The latest round of funding just reported to the California Secretary of State’s office identifies multi-national food and agrichemical companies … Read moreNation’s Top Food Makers and Agrichemical Companies Oppose Honest Food Labeling

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