Food

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Food from plants and animals is the source of nutrition our bodies need to live. It also provides culture, community and joy. The lack of food and poor quality food leads to suffering and ill-health.

Don't let Big Meat eat our bumper crop

Record production, corporate sponsored legislation and Big Meat teeing up exports means the scene is set for an explosion in factory farms. Consumers and rural communities deserve better.

Trade vs. local economies: Procurement on the table

Free trade agreements threaten local procurement programs. A new IATP paper digs into what's at risk.

Farmers, Ranchers and Consumers Lose on WTO COOL Ruling

The WTO says multinational meat companies don't have to tell you where your food comes from.

Don’t let trade trump GMO labeling

70 U.S. NGOs from around the country wrote the USTR to demand it not restrict efforts to label GMOs in the ongoing secret U.S.-EU trade talks.

Scientists praise and challenge FAO on agroecology

Nearly 70 scientists and scholars of sustainable agriculture and food systems sent an open letter to the FAO praising and challenging the organization on agroecology.




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