Archive for the 'Food Additives' Category

TF&F Meeting: November 12, 2008

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

What in the world is a “freeholder”? And what in the world is Tennessee Farmers & Freeholders? A freeholder is any farmer or other Tennessean who owns and runs his own place. Tennessee Farmers & Freeholders is an organization formed to give a voice to the invisible: Tennessee’s farmers, small businessmen and consumers are often [...] Gina Valentina in Driving The Babysitter Wild

Update: Fate of the $288b Farm Bill

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

“Last Thursday, the Senate Agriculture Committee passed a version of the Farm Bill that will continue to award huge subsidies to the same people who have historically gotten them—including millionaires and dead people. It also lacked support for organic agriculture.” Some things never change. Read the Environmental Working Group’s complete update here.

Quick! Stop latest attempt to slip in NAIS!

Thursday, May 24th, 2007

Since the Federal Reserve Bill was sneaked into law just before Christmas 1913, when many members had already left for the holiday, congress has had a history of sneaking through legislation and ramming it down an unwilling country’s throat. A believable source just warned me that members of congress are trying to slip NAIS in [...]