Food and Farming
Georgia will determine control of the Senate. The votes of Latinos, who have suffered badly during the pandemic, could be decisive.
What better symbol of agri-industry’s vision of “food” than the ubiquitous Butterball turkey so many ate for Thanksgiving?
For years, the Department of Agriculture has been run by Big Ag acolytes. Biden has a chance to change that.
Wherever it began, and whatever the purists claim is “official,” Thanksgiving today is as multicultural as America.
Yes, we need more immediate safety measures — but also longer-term solutions for the pollution causing these climate disasters.
During the pandemic and recession, farmers are realizing they have more in common with immigrant meatpackers than agribusiness CEOs.
Federal regulators recently okayed selling chickens suffering from Avian Leukosis, which produces cancerous tumors.
Tens of millions of us are out of work. Why on earth is Trump trying to cut food aid?
Meatpackers are contracting COVID-19 and dying. Trump is requiring them to work — and shielding their employers from liability.
Our national security depends on those workers who feed us. They deserve a living wage and health care.