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Supermarket Beef Is Battleground for Deforestation Debate
3yr theplate.nationalgeographic.com
"One of Brazil’s largest supermarkets, Pão de Açúcar, has agreed to stop selling beef produced on...
"One of Brazil’s largest supermarkets, Pão de Açúcar, has agreed to stop selling beef produced on deforested land or with forced labor by June 1." #foodnews #policynews
Senator Pat Roberts Thinks Chicken Welfare is "Absolutely Ridiculous"
3yr modernfarmer.com
This is depressing. "Maybe if he attended even half of the agriculture meetings, he'd know more."...
This is depressing. "Maybe if he attended even half of the agriculture meetings, he'd know more." #policynews #foodnews
Food Policy Leaders to Address Future of Food
3yr today.duke.edu
Leading food policy experts will sit down with corporate CEOs on Wednesday, April 27, at Duke Uni...
Leading food policy experts will sit down with corporate CEOs on Wednesday, April 27, at Duke University to discuss how government and business can shape solutions to complex challenges... #policynews
Only positives for reduced sodium intake
3yr thehill.com
Congress is currently considering legislation to reauthorize child nutrition programs, including ...
Congress is currently considering legislation to reauthorize child nutrition programs, including nutrition standards for school meals. #policynews #foodnews
Hillary Clinton Now Says She Supports a $15 Minimum Wage
3yr eater.com
#policynews Thank Bernie Sanders for this one.
#policynews Thank Bernie Sanders for this one.
  • Rachna So interesting. Curious what the small business response is to this.
Clinton supports 'fight for 15' movement, but backs a lower, national standard
3yr pbs.org
"Hillary Clinton linked herself to a successful effort to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour M...
"Hillary Clinton linked herself to a successful effort to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour Monday, part of an effort to woo working class voters ahead of competitive Democratic primary contest...
Impasse continues over GMO labeling bill
3yr politico.com
Plus, White House finishes review of organic welfare standards. #foodnews #policynews
Plus, White House finishes review of organic welfare standards. #foodnews #policynews
A follow up to my last post! New York Was Wrong to Exclude Tipped Workers From Full $15 Minimum says Eater
3yr ny.eater.com
Cuomo overlooked the state's 300,000 waiters, bidders, bartenders and other tipped workers. #food...
Cuomo overlooked the state's 300,000 waiters, bidders, bartenders and other tipped workers. #foodnews #policynews
  • Rachna We will be discussing this at food and enterprise as a part of our #FoodBookandFilm discussion
  • sugardetoxme Fo sure
  • sugardetoxme Guaranteed Cuomo got pressured. If Bloomberg was in office, this would have happened already bc he didn't take answers from anyone
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New York's Path to $15 Minimum Wage: Uneven, and Bumpy
3yr nytimes.com
Nine months from now, there will be six different hourly minimum wages in the state: fast food wo...
Nine months from now, there will be six different hourly minimum wages in the state: fast food workers in Manhattan, fast food workers elsewhere, the list goes on... #policynews
  • Ricky Interesting. Is this a good thing? Without knowing better, I'd tend to think so since a single number is obviously too simplistic, but I'm sure this has lots of consequences.
Soda Sales Continue Nearly Twenty-Year Freefall - CSPI's brilliant remake of Coca Cola's "Hilltop" ad
3yr cspinet.org
Soda trends and federal excise tax on soda #foodnews #policynews
Soda trends and federal excise tax on soda #foodnews #policynews
  • sugardetoxme The world is waking up! (at least some parts of it)