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“We have more reason to fear USDA than any foreign power.”

Who Is Allan Savory Allan Savory has been many things in his life: an environmentalist, an academic, an entrepreneur, a philanthropist and a political refugee, just to name a few. He graduated from the University of Natal in South Africa … Continue reading

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COOL – “What you don’t know can hurt you.”

A 2007 video on Country of Origin Labeling is relevant today – “In this case, what you don’t know can hurt you.” The U.S. Congress repealed country of origin labeling (COOL) for beef and pork in late 2015, just ahead … Continue reading

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“THE HUSBANDMAN THAT LABORETH MUST BE THE FIRST PARTAKER OF THE FRUITS.”

St. Paul’s quote, “The husbandman that laboreth must be the first partaker of the fruits,” is cut in stone above the main entrance to the United States Department of Agriculture in Washington DC. Only one person I have talked to … Continue reading

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Big Hunger

January 25, 2018 Recently I attended, “Rooting out Hunger: Strategies and Perspectives in the Anti-Hunger Movement“, held at Colorado College and featuring Andy Fisher, author of the new book Big Hunger. Mr. Fisher seemed to present an open-and-shut case. Chronic … Continue reading

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Shedding Light on Fast Food’s Dark Side

February 1, 2018 All American Meal Even Less American Now It’s been nearly twenty years since Rolling Stone magazine serialized Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal, Eric Schlosser’s story about how franchise food chains and their … Continue reading

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