|Adopting Healthy, Sustainable Diets|
Environmental News Network - 9/13/2013. Those who want to eat healthy tend to have a sustainable diet, and those who want to eat sustainably are often drawn to healthier foods. These two diet tracks go hand-in-hand as we are learning that the way we eat not only affects our health, but affects our environment as well.
|Biotech Attack GMO Labeling in WA – Organic Brands Hide Behind Lobby Group|
The Cornucopia Institute - 9/12/2013. Proposition I-522, a citizen’s initiative on the ballot on November 5 in Washington state, would mandate clear labeling of genetically engineered (GE) ingredients on food packages. It has become the latest battleground pitting consumer and farmer advocates against multi-billion-dollar agribusiness corporations.
|Food and National Security: The Shuanghui-Smithfield Merger Revisited|
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy - 9/12/2013. By Shefali Sharma - Last week, the U.S. treasury approved the largest takeover by an international firm of a U.S. food company. It paved the way for China’s largest pork processor, Shuanghui, to merge with Smithfield, the U.S.’s largest pork processor.