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Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world?

The biggest players in the food industry—from pesticide pushers to fertilizer makers to food processors and manufacturers—spend billions of dollars every year not selling food, but selling the idea that we need their products to feed the world. But, do … Continue reading

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Why You Can Thank Dan Quayle for 20 Years of Policy That Keeps Americans in the Dark About Their Food

AlterNet / By Dave Murphy | May 29, 2012 More than a million people have asked the FDA for mandatory labeling of genetically engineered food, yet we still don’t have it. Why? Here’s a little history lesson. Popular resistance is … Continue reading

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Corporate Power and Our Food – What If People Knew?

UCCS What If People Knew? – Winter 2012 from Ranch Foods Direct “People are fed by the Food Industry, which pays no attention to health, and are treated by the Health Industry which pays no attention to food.” Wendell Berry … Continue reading

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Contemporary Business Trends – People, Planet and Profit?

Colorado Technical College – November 2011 from Ranch Foods Direct View more presentations from Ranch Foods Direct.

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Why being a foodie isn’t ‘elitist’

By Eric Schlosser, Friday, April 29, 3:59 PM At the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual meeting this year, Bob Stallman, the group’s president, lashed out at “self-appointed food elitists” who are “hell-bent on misleading consumers.” His target was the growing movement that … Continue reading

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