Salmonella: It’s What’s For Dinner! Thanks to the Trump Shutdown, food inspections are on furlough.
This ALWAYS happens when a Republican lowers the bar for agriculture inspection. Always.
Blockchain research holds the promise of developing cheaper systems that are easier to use and trust – for farmers, food processing plants and customers alike.
There's a history behind Trump's plan to kill food safety rules, and it all relates to his bottom line.
It's always so lovely to see a race to the bottom on the safety of the food many Americans eat every day.
It seems Republicans are ready to die on their sword of protecting tax cuts for the rich and are going to do their best to blame President Obama for their unwillingness to negotiate on anything in good faith. They've been wanting to take a pound of flesh from the working class by slashing our social safety nets and it looks like they might use this sequester to finally get their way:
Concerned citizens of Western Pennsylvania and friends of Lawrence County farmer Maggie Henry locked themselves to a giant paper-mache pig at the entrance to a Shell Oil Co. natural gas well site in order to protest the company’s threat to local agriculture and food safety. The newly-constructed gas well is located less than 4,000 feet from Henry’s organic pig farm.
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) on Monday said that she would be willing force a "thoughtful" shutdown of parts of the United States government if President Barack Obama did not agree to deep spending cuts. "What we want to make certain is that
Progress! This is the kind of nuts-and-bolts stuff that makes a huge difference in our everyday lives. Not incidentally, this is the kind of thing for which we should be able to count on from our federal government, the sort of thing at which
Democracy Now's Amy Goodman did some follow up to Al Jazeera's reporting on the state of the Gulf of Mexico and the fishing industry there, two years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Gulf Oil Spill: BP Execs Escape Punishment as Fallout
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