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Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Apr 09th, 2010
by Jillian Fry   Dear Professor Mitloehner,   I appreciate you taking the time to respond to my post.  What you wrote was informative, but your response also raised additional questions for me.  I will lay them out here and you are welcome to respond again. From your response:   “I did not write the press releases and feel that a lot of the recent reporting has... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Apr 07th, 2010
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Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Apr 07th, 2010
By Kerry Panchuck   A federal judge in Milwaukee has denied Dean Foods’ motion to dismiss an antitrust case filed against the Dallas-based dairy company by the United States Department of Justice.   Dean Foods attempted to get the suit thrown out of court, alleging the Department of Justice failed to include facts in its complaint that could legally support the case going forward... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Apr 06th, 2010
By Jillian Fry   As a public health doctoral student, I have been taught the importance of communicating scientific information to the public, journalists, and policy makers in a careful manner, especially when dealing with complex issues.  Scientific research almost never provides clear answers, but as a scientist you should never make statements that overstep the conclusions of... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Apr 05th, 2010
by Barry Estabrook   The Obama administration's schizophrenic approach to agriculture policy—making PR gestures toward sustainable farming with one hand while nudging ahead the agendas of agribusiness giants like Monsanto and Dow Chemical with the other—was on full display this weekend when the President used a recess appointment to install Islam Siddiqui as the chief... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Apr 04th, 2010
By The Associated Press //   Idabel , Okla. -- A McCurtain County jury has returned a $7.3 million verdict against Tyson Foods Inc., finding the company defrauded a group of 10 McCurtain County chicken growers through a series of deceptive and coercive business practices.    Idabel attorney Tony Benson, who helped represent the suing chicken growers, said his clients are... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Apr 02nd, 2010
By Mike Callicrate    Federal action needed to restore domestic food system   The last thirty years have been tough times for independent livestock producers.   For decades, in addition to the hard work of keeping our farm and ranch operations running each day, we have literally been in a fight for our lives and for the life of our industry. We have lost our markets. Only the... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Apr 01st, 2010
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