Even under normal conditions, as the latest tainted chicken scare illustrates, we're giving food safety short shrift.
The government intends to spread a failed pilot program that decreased food safety to every hog plant in the nation.
The government's new effort to strengthen its weak inspection system for imported food isn't going to cover everything we eat from foreign countries.
Government policies and spending primarily support industrialized agriculture and the giant farms and corporations that profit from it.
Our farm and food system is broken.
Skyrocketing input costs and skewed pricing policies are jeopardizing America's independent dairy farmers.
As family farms and ranches fail, consumers suffer, too.
Let them eat pie in the sky.