The fight over the future of food

Submitted by dave on Tue, 11/10/2009 - 4:41pm

This is an interesting article that continues a topic worthy of greater discussion.

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON/MILAN (Reuters) - At first glance, Giuseppe Oglio's farm near Milan looks like it's suffering from neglect. Weeds run rampant amid the rice fields and clover grows unchecked around his millet crop.

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USDA's Organic Factory Farming Scandal Continues to Unravel

Submitted by dave on Sun, 06/15/2008 - 12:49pm

BASSETT, NEBRASKA - June 13 - What has been dubbed the "largest scandal in the history of the organic industry" has apparently taken another victim. The USDA announced this week that Promiseland Livestock, LLC, a 22,000-head cattle producer, had "willfully" violated the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990, the law that federally regulates the industry.

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