food policy

Bill Clinton On Being A Vegan, Soda Ban Defeated (Again)

All the food politics news you need to know
Aug 2, 2013 9:00 am
Clinton

Bloomberg vows to keep fighting for soda ban, NYC doctors now prescribing fruits and vegetables and the Indian government defends use of hazardous pesticides and more after the jump.

Food News: NYC Mayoral Candidates Debate Food Policy

Plus, Mayor Bloomberg's "nanny state" health policy
Jul 19, 2013 9:01 am
wheat

Mayoral candidates take on food policy, the Secretary of Agriculture is disappointed in the House farm bill and Monsanto's mysterious GE wheat is leading to some crazy conspiracy theories. Read more after the jump. 

The Farm Bill Is Back... Again

And now it's double the fun (literally)
Jul 12, 2013 9:01 am
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House Republicans propose splitting the farm bill in two and make everyone mad in the process. Could Campbell’s “Chicken & Quinoa” soup be in the works? Who's now more obese than Americans? Find out after the jump.

Food News: Frappuccinos And School Snacks Get A Calorie Evaluation

Plus, could Bobby Flay be making a run for mayor?
Jun 28, 2013 9:01 am
Starbucks

The USDA and Starbucks hone in on calories, Paula Deen's continues to lose sponsors, Bobby Flay may be eyeing City Hall and The New York Times warns that  you may not be eating what you think you're eating. 

Food News Déjà Vu: Farm Bill And Soda Ban Make Headlines Again

Last summer's food debates return in force
Jun 14, 2013 9:01 am

The farm bill and New York City's soda ban are back in the news much like before. Plus Amtrak gets a culinary makeover, Philidelphia offers prison food tours and more after the jump.

Food News: National Parks And Lo Mein To Get A Healthy Makeover

Plus reactions to the Chinese buyout of Smithfield
Jun 7, 2013 9:01 am
Lo Mein

Smithfield's potential Chinese takeover raises food safety concerns, Philly looks to reduce salt in Chinese takeout, the farm bill is still in the works and Kim Jong Il's chef tells all. That and more in this week's food politics after the jump.

The Other White Meat Gets A Chinese Takeover

Plus: GE wheat survives, found in OR
May 31, 2013 9:01 am
Wheat

A break from the farm bill brings news of a Chinese pork takeover, GE crop out break in Oregon and suprsing news about the nutritional value of vegetables in this week's food politics.

Summer Now Means The Return Of The Farm Bill

All the food politics news you need to know
May 24, 2013 9:01 am
Sugar Beets

Memorial Day’s fast approach signals the beginning of summer and with it the time for grilling, barbecue and of course — farm bill negotiations. 

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