After the Trump administration announced plans to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, the governors of 18 states and Puerto Rico formed the U.S. Climate Alliance (Illinois and New Mexico joined in January).
Food companies have a long history of keeping consumers in dark about the origins of their food. But outright deception is another level of darkness. There are strong signs that global meat companies are taking advantage of a loophole to label imported beef, particularly grass-fed, as “Product of U.S.A.”
Josh talks with Tristan Quinn-Thibodeau from Action Aid USA about the two new videos they put out on supply management and factory farming in Iowa. You can see the videos here: https://www.actionaidusa.org/work/agribusiness-family-farmers/
Last week, IATP launched the report, From the Ground Up: The State of the States on Climate Adaptation for Agriculture. Josh talks with Lachlan Anathasiou, who interned at IATP in summer 2017 about the research he did on the report and the report's findings.