Part 6: The USDA rolled out its first proposal for national organic standards in late 1997 and within weeks the verdict was decisive: universal repudiation, to put it mildly.
Dr. Grandin talks about her approach to helping livestock handling facilities become more effective and humane.
January 31, 2010 Good news for the Wallace Center in Little Rock, AR. They have been awarded a $900,000 grant by the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to help run the Healthy Urban Food Enterprise Development Center (HUFED). “The purpose of the HUFED Center grant program is to establish and support a Healthy […]
The recent Supreme Court decision on the Round Up Ready Alfalfa case has drawn a mixture of reactions from the mainstream media, and from the Blogosphere.
January 25, 2010 From the Obama Foodorama blog: “President Obama today announced his intent to nominate Dr. Elisabeth Hagen as the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Under Secretary for Food Safety. Hagen will serve with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.” h/t @obamafoodorama Go to Original Post…