On Black Friday, a government report was released, produced by a team of more than 300 experts guided by a 60-member Federal Advisory Committee, which was extensively reviewed by the public and experts, including federal agencies and a panel of the National Academy of Sciences. The White House is already criticizing the government’s own data, […]
“Not as bad as Trump’s plan”. A low bar, but that’s being said about a bill just passed from committee in the House of Representatives. Food & Water Watch’s Mitch Jones talks with Jan Miyasaki about how the bill would increases support for fossil fuel and nuclear power research, while decreasing support for renewable energy.
Can the food industry police itself? History says “no”. Food and Water Watch lobbyist Tony Corbo talks with Jan Miyasaki about the latest proposal to allow the hog slaughter industry police itself, despite early studies showing an increase in worker injuries and potential food contamination.
ABC News recently settled a $1.9 billion defamation lawsuit (for an undisclosed amount) aptly named the “Pink Slime Case”, referring to finely ground bits of meat, also known as “lean fine textured meat”. Patti Lovera, Assistant Director at Food and Water Watch was one of many witnesses, and she spoke with Jan Miyasaki about how […]
With the Trump administration posturing to privatize municipal water utilities, Mary Grant from Food and Water Watch talks about the many downsides, including doubling prices to consumers, of this action.
Some huge mergers are in the works: Dow & DuPont, Syngenta & ChemChina, and Monsanto & Bayer — seriously consolidating the food and agri-chemical industries in the U.S. Should these be allowed? Many consumer groups are against the plans, and are testifying in hearings about these proposed mergers. Patty Lovera from Food and Water Watch […]