Food Issues
Calling the Farm Bill a “farm” bill might be a bit of a misnomer. The Farm Bill is an omnibus bill. Omnibus means “for everything” in Latin—and that designation is not a misnomer. The bill impacts issues ranging from commodity crops, agricultural research, rural development, farm credit, nutrition assistance, and…
In a country that labels everything from cosmetics to cleaning agents, it’s surprising there are no laws in the U.S. requiring labeling of genetically engineered foods. Many other countries including Japan, Australia, the European Union and even China require labeling of genetically engineered foods. Ninety-three percent of Americans believe GE…