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March 2017

Minnesota Farm to School bill attracts widespread support at the Capitol

Posted March 12, 2017

Local Food

Minnesota Farm to School bill attracts widespread support at the Capitol 03/13/2017   Contact:               Erin McKee, emckee@iatp.org, 612-743-2561                ...

禽何以堪?

Posted March 10, 2017

China, Industrialized Meat, Industrialized Meat and Trade, Agribusiness, Globalization

全球工业化肉业集群: 最初于2014年2月以英文发表 报告​翻译:​蒋亦凡 中译版协调与编辑​:谷声,一个致力于生态农业和可持续食物体系的在线传播和研究平台 理解中国的肉业革命 当中国企业双汇国际控股有限公司(Shuanghui International Holdings)宣布其收购史密斯菲尔德食品公司(Smithfield Foods)的意图的时候,它受到了美国国会和媒体的关注。由一家外国企业拥有一家美国巨型猪肉生产商,同时也是美国食物体系中一个重要角色,这种可能性在政府中引起了关于粮食安全(food security)和国家安全之间联系的辩论。这项收购,只是近年来全球工业化肉业集群日益加强的集中化进程的最新一个动作罢了,...

中国的猪肉奇迹?

Posted March 10, 2017

Agriculture, China, Industrialized Meat, Industrialized Meat and Trade, Agribusiness, Globalization

全球工业化肉业集群:  最初于2014年2月以英文发表 ​​报告​翻译:​常天乐 中译版协调与编辑​:谷声,一个致力于生态农业和可持续食物体系的在线传播和研究平台 理解中国的肉业革命 当中国企业双汇国际控股有限公司(Shuanghui International Holdings)宣布其收购史密斯菲尔德食品公司(Smithfield Foods)的意图的时候,它受到了美国国会和媒体的关注。由一家外国企业拥有一家美国巨型猪肉生产商,同时也是美国食物体系中一个重要角色,这种可能性在政府中引起了关于粮食安全(food security)和国家安全之间联系的辩论。这项收购,...

饲料饥饿

Posted March 9, 2017

全球工业化肉业集群: 最初于2014年2月以英文发表 报告翻译:周晚晴​ 中译版协调与编辑​:谷声,一个致力于生态农业和可持续食物体系的在线传播和研究平台 理解中国的肉业革命 饲料饥饿:中国的工业化肉制品需求及其影响 当中国企业双汇国际控股有限公司(Shuanghui International Holdings)宣布其收购史密斯菲尔德食品公司(Smithfield Foods)的意图的时候,它受到了美国国会和媒体的关注。由一家外国企业拥有一家美国巨型猪肉生产商,同时也是美国食物体系中一个重要角色,这种可能性在政府中引起了关于粮食安全(food security)和国家安全之间联系的辩论。这项收购,...

乳业之困

Posted March 9, 2017

Agriculture, China, Industrialized Meat, Industrialized Meat and Trade, Globalization

全球工业化肉业集群: 最初于2014年2月以英文发表 报告​翻译:​蒋亦凡 中译版协调与编辑​:谷声,一个致力于生态农业和可持续食物体系的在线传播和研究平台 当中国企业双汇国际控股有限公司(Shuanghui International Holdings)宣布其收购史密斯菲尔德食品公司(Smithfield Foods)的意图的时候,它受到了美国国会和媒体的关注。由一家外国企业拥有一家美国巨型猪肉生产商,同时也是美国食物体系中一个重要角色,这种可能性在政府中引起了关于粮食安全(food security)和国家安全之间联系的辩论。这项收购,只是近年来全球工业化肉业集群日益加强的集中化进程的最新一个动作罢了,在该产业集群中,饲料生产...

February 2017

Presentation for "The U and the Flu: The bad science behind industrial poultry"

Posted February 22, 2017

Agriculture, Agribusiness, Environment, Health

Download Evolutionary biologist Rob Wallace's presentation for "The U and the Flu: The bad science behind industrial poultry It's been months since we've heard about bird flu in the U.S., but multiple outbreaks of deadly H5 bird flu are decimating poultry across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Yet, big poultry...

Food and Agriculture Nanotechnology: Rationales for Its Application and Exposure Science to Manage Its Risks

Posted February 17, 2017

Agricultural Technology, Health, Nanotechnology

Food and Agriculture Nanotechnology: Rationales for Its Application and Exposure Science to Manage Its Risks Presentation by Steve Suppan Presented at the International Seminar (Seminanosoma) at Federal University of Seragipe, Brazil October 20, 2015

January 2017

Farm & Food groups call for new way on NAFTA

Posted January 27, 2017

Agriculture, Globalization, NAFTA: North American Free Trade Agreement

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2017   U.S.-Mexico relations should be based on fair trade, not xenophobia Farm and food groups call for prioritizing fair and sustainable rural economies Contacts: Bill Bullard, R-CALF: billbullard@r-calfusa.com Lisa Griffith, National Family Farm Coalition: lisa@nffc.net...

Trump’s Proposed Ag Secretary Falls Short on Agriculture’s Big Challenges

Posted January 19, 2017

Agriculture, USDA, Agribusiness

Minneapolis/Washington–One day before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump finally announced his nominee to run the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The selection, former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue, has no substantial record in addressing several critical challenges for farmers and rural communities...

Rural Minnesotans build community solutions to climate change

Posted January 9, 2017

Rural Climate Dialogues, Climate Change, Rural Development

Minneapolis, MN–The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) and the Jefferson Center, today, released a report detailing two years of work in Greater Minnesota to build community solutions to climate change.   Minnesota’s rural communities face disproportionate risk from climate change....

Rural Climate Dialogues State Convening Final Report

Posted January 9, 2017

Rural Climate Dialogues, Climate Change, Rural Development

Building on previous citizen-driven rural climate dialogues in Morris, Grand Rapids and Winona, the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy and the Jefferson Center convened a state meeting of rural Minnesota citizens, state agency representatives and non-profit organizations on September 8-9, 2016 in St. Paul....

December 2016

Speakers Tour Partners

Posted December 21, 2016

Selling Off the Farm European Speakers Tour

Tour partners  

Speakers Tour Schedule and Map

Posted December 21, 2016

Tour schedule   Brussels, Belgium Read our blog about this stop. Tuesday, 29 November 11.30–12.30 | Michel Dantin, EPP vice-coordinator AGRI (bio) | European Parliament, Office 13E161 12.30–1.30 | Cross-party event at EP on trade deals given Trump election | Wednesday, 30 November 8.30 | Paolo de...

CETA: Selling Off the Farm

Posted December 19, 2016

CETA, Industrialized Meat, Trade, TTIP, Free trade agreements

Key Points TTIP through the Backdoor: Agribusiness counting on CETA’s regulatory cooperation agenda for the bulk of the benefits AFTER implementation EU meat labeling scheme under threat through CETA. Post-NAFTA, the North American meat industry is highly integrated and forced the U.S. to repeal country of...

Selling Off the Farm: Translated reports and executive summaries

Posted December 16, 2016

CETA, Trade, TTIP, Free trade agreements

  English version Download the report in English.               German translation Download the report in German / Den Bericht auf Deutsch herunterladen Press release for the German translation               Hungarian translation Download the...

Selling Off the Farm Tour speakers

Posted December 16, 2016

CETA, Trade, TTIP, Free trade agreements

  Sharon Treat Senior Analyst, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy Sharon Anglin Treat is a lawyer and public policy analyst. Current work focuses on the intersection of environmental, food and public health policy and international trade agreements. Recent papers include “Preempting the Public...

Selling Off the Farm: Speakers tour on CETA, TTIP and Trump

Posted December 16, 2016

CETA, Trade, TTIP, Free trade agreements

Tour overview | Tour schedule | Tour blogs | Tour media coverage |Tour map | Tour Partners |Tour speakers | Translated papers Tour overview Startling changes have taken place this year in the realm of governance. British citizens voted to leave the European Union, the United States elected Donald Trump for President...

November 2016

Gutes Essen, gute Arbeit - wegverhandelt?!

Posted November 22, 2016

Industrialized Meat, TTIP

12. Zivilgesellschaftliches Außenwirtschaftsforum in Berlin Eine Veranstaltung in Kooperation mit der Landesvertretung Bremen Termin: 01. Dezember 2016, 18 Uhr Ort: Landesvertretung Bremen, Hiroshimastr. 24, 10785 Berlin BäuerInnen, Beschäftigte der Lebensmittelwirtschaft und VerbraucherInnen blicken mit Sorge auf die...

IATP Statement: Derailment of TPP is a victory for Fair Trade Advocates

Posted November 15, 2016

TPP, Trade, Free trade agreements

Minneapolis – The derailment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the lame duck session of Congress marks powerful progress toward fair trade. Since 2010, the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, working with a coalition of human rights, environmental, labor and family farm organizations—indeed...