If you think people don’t take maple syrup seriously, clearly you have never been to Vermont. While that state already switched up its grading system for the sweet stuff… 303 more words
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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is responsible for publishing Dietary Guidelines for Americans every 5 years. These serve as the basis for school lunch programs, nutritional recommendations in hospitals, and are held as the social norm for what is considered healthy eating. 1,038 more words
The government manages raisin farming about as well as it manages everything else. From Stucky at theburningplatform.com:
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This is a terribly sad story of a lunatic government going on a crime spree.
New Genetically Engineered Tree To Avoid Federal Oversight Completely - Global Justice Ecology Project
A genetically engineered (GE) tree may already be planted in field tests, and eventually be commercialized, in the U.S. without having gone through any regulatory oversight or environmental risk assessment. 58 more words