The 50-year Farm Bill

As our attention turns toward the 2012 Farm Bill, it’s appropriate to look at a farm bill that has an eye toward the future – 50 years into the future, to be exact. Wes Jackson, founder of The Land Institute in...

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Senate Gears Up for Action on Food Safety

Originally posted on Food Safety News By Helena Bottemiller on April 13, 2010 After months of uncertainty, the Senate is expected to bring pending food safety legislation to the floor within the next week. The FDA Food Safety...

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AP IMPACT: Monsanto seed business role revealed

By Christopher Leonard, Originally published: AP Agribusiness Writer / December 13, 2009 ST. LOUIS—Confidential contracts detailing Monsanto Co.’s business practices reveal how the world’s biggest seed developer is...

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UPDATE: Michael Pollan still shopping at Whole Foods

From Rob Dreher’s Crunchy Con blog: Michael Pollan sent me the following e-mail, and has given me permission to republish it here: I saw your post and link to David Frum’s column. for what its worth: John Mackey’s views on...

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