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Food Safety Act of 2015

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) recently introduced the Food Safety Act of 2015 to establish the creation of a single governmental agency responsible for food safety. 339 more words


Policy 101- Lessons from the community

Building on the success of last year’s Policy 101: Community Action Workshop, this year we decided to take the workshop on the road. We were in Amherst, Cape Breton (near Baddeck), and in Halifax to talk policy with individuals keen on making their institutions, municipalities and the province as a whole more supportive of healthy lifestyles, local food, and a sustainable environment. 754 more words

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Food and the City

It’s an exciting time for food in Halifax.  In recent years, Halifax has joined the long list of Canadian cities that are engaging with food security and community food project. 525 more words

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The Tower of Label: What We Do Know

This is a somewhat delayed post, and I almost did not write it, but then it sort of kept going around in my mind and I just had to put it down. 946 more words

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What’s happening with the Washington Metro Food System?

Sheila Crye
Young Chefs, Inc.

The National Capital area is home to more than 6.52 million socioeconomically and culturally diverse people. Urban areas are surrounded by a rich agricultural community that comprises 28 percent of the region’s land mass and contributes about $1 billion per year to its economy. 716 more words

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TTIP part 2: Food Matters

Last week I wrote about Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and some of the risks and threats that it poses to our democracy, social rights, and consumer sovereignty. 860 more words

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Recipe for a National Food Policy

 Recently, The Washington Post featured a piece calling for a national food policy. It started off with the statement that food impacts every sector of the economy and the lives of every person in the country and therefore it is essential that it be regulated by a national policy. 974 more words