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We must protect food nutrition programs and formulate other adaptation strategies to meet the enormous challenge of feeding our population.
The modern wave of foreign investment in farmland calls attention to the need for serious agrarian reforms and sustainable investment practices designed to protect natural resources.
The author addresses arguments in favor of mandatory GE labeling and shows how they actually weigh against mandatory labeling.
The public can and should be trusted with information about the food it consumes--mandatory GE labeling is the right thing to do.
While small farmers may be breathing a sigh of relief at the small farms exemptions under FSMA, they are not relieved of the burden to provide safe products for their own sake.
Lawyers can use cross-practice collaboration to address the challenges faced by local food entrepreneurs, allowing these entrepreneurs to enter new markets and foster improved food system outcomes.
CSA farmers operate outside traditional agricultural production, and many are unaware of employment, volunteer, and food safety regulations that may impact the viability of CSA as a business model.
There are promising opportunities for targeted reforms that could ensure a more ecologically sustainable, nutritious, and transparent domestic farming and food system.
The primary factors affecting food prices in the grocery store are rising energy and transportation costs, changing global diets, and commodities speculation, not ethanol production.
Animal advocates need to enlist supporters of the local foods movement to promote a new contextual definition of the phrase “accepted agricultural practice” for producing animal-based foods that are marketed and sold locally.
Humans have eaten species to extinction before and can do it again, but this time with a focus on invaders.
Blue Hill, Maine, and Ecuador each use different approaches in the attempt to implement food sovereignty into law.
To date, the Midwestern and Southern states have either declined or ignored the invitation to join the OTC.
Owners of properties with environmental contamination are expected to comply with a heightened standard of appropriate care to prevent releases or potential release of the known condition.
The Mingo Logan decision could set the tone for additional review of EPA’s authority in the context of a possible preemptive veto of a CWA 404 permit for the Pebble Mine Project in Alaska.
Despite statutory protections, potential purchasers of property known to contain substances of environmental concern may perceive considerable risk in such a transaction.
If Congress were to repeal the essential governmental functions test, it would help tribes attract private investment to develop their renewable energy resources.