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.
Excerpts from Eat Drink Vote are featured in an article on Rodale News titled “The 19 Biggest Food Problems in America.” 22 cartoons are paired with Marion Nestle’s text. The article does a great job at hitting the key points of Eat Drink Vote.