Of course … Washington being Washington, this may change. But the size and scope of the legislation is the clearest example of the pervasive influence that politics has on our food. The bill was broken into two parts. The first, which deals primarily with agriculture, was passed in July. Up now: Food assistance, otherwise known […]
On a related note, there may also be a vote to make permanent the Farmer Assurance Provision also known as the Monsanto Protection Act. Information about this may be found here, here, and here.
Quoting from the Introduction to Eat Drink Vote “… A dab of tomato paste on pizza now counts as a vegetable in school lunches. Kids get fewer servings of real vegetables in those lunches. Food companies now know that Congress will take care of them if they don’t like federal regulations. And the public now […]