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Salmon Struggles, Pea Powder Power, and More in Food Policy This Week

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Plus, Vermont requires labeling of GMO foods, and more in this week's food policy roundup. More

Walmart Goes Organic, Farmer Suicides Increase, and More in Food Policy This Week

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Plus, the environmental impact of cow burps and more in this week's food policy roundup. More

Eat More Sodium (Maybe) and More in Food Policy This Week

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Plus, organic crops may soon have their own commodities exchange, a spike in home gardening, and more in this week's food policy roundup. More

Drought Updates, The Quest for Sustainable Beef, and More in Food Policy This Week

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Plus, good news and not-so-good news in antibiotic regulation, and more in this week's policy roundup. More

Testing the Five-Second Rule, Lime Prices Skyrocket, and More in Food Policy This Week

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Plus, scientists weight on the best diet for overall health, and more in this week's food policy roundup. More

Debunking the Saturated Fat Myth, McDonald's Pays Up, and More in Food Policy This Week

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Plus, a profile of the modern-day dairy industry, and more in this week's food policy roundup. More

Obesity Theories, Milk Controversy, and More in Food Policy This Week

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Plus, surprising reports about the health of Native American children living near casinos, healthy school lunches face more challenges, and more in this week's food policy roundup. More

Cheese Regulations, Seed Vaults, and More in Food Policy This Week

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Plus, food waste by the numbers and GMO vs organic in this week's policy roundup. More

New Nutrition Labels, Childhood Obesity Drops, and More in Food Policy This Week

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Plus, updates on the California drought, and the White House takes new steps to limit food marketing in schools in this week's food policy roundup. More

School Lunch Scandal, Chick-fil-A Cuts Antibiotics, and More in Food Policy This Week

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Plus, the California drought hits organic dairy and meat farmers, new research shows the economic impact of shopping local, and more in this week's food policy roundup. More

Who's Who in Organics, Soda Warnings, and More in Food Policy This Week

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California proposes a bill requiring that sodas display a warning label, a fascinating infographic sheds light on who really owns who in the organics world, and more in this week's food policy roundup. More

Maple Syrup Switch, USDA's Pizza Stats, and More in Food Policy This Week

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Plus, more on the Farm Bill, California's cottage food laws, and more in this week's food policy roundup. More

What the Farm Bill Passage Means For Farmers and You

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Just days after the House passed a 939-page Farm Bill, the Senate yesterday approved the Bill in a 68-32 vote. Now the $956 billion Bill heads to President Obama for approval. He will sign the Bill on Friday, ending months of tension surrounding the most contentious Farm Bill in history. Here's how the Bill could affect you. More

House Finally Passes Farm Bill, Drought Decimates California, and More in Food Policy This Week

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Plus, extra virgin olive oil may not be what you think it is and more in this week's food policy roundup. More

Mozzarella Madness, Nut Theft, and More in Food Policy This Week

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Plus, the rise of food hubs, and another roadblock for the Farm Bill in this week's food policy roundup. More

Walmart's Fair Food Pledge, Animal Welfare Improvements, and More in Food Policy This Week

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In this week's food policy roundup, we look at Tyson's new animal welfare standards, Walmart's agreement to the Fair Food Program, how the USDA will help revitalize Promise Zones, and more. More

Banana Blight, Antibiotics in Meat, and More in Food Policy This Week

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Plus, a new report on the fishing industry and bycatch; the USDA amends school lunch nutrition requirements after backlash, and more in this week's food policy roundup. More

Marion Nestle's Last Column, Shrimp Harvests Fail, and More in Food Policy this Week

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Marion Nestle is one of the preeminent writers on American food policy and politics. This month, she published her 70th and final column in the San Francisco Chronicle. More

Gross School Lunches, Record-Breaking Meat-Eating, and More in Food Policy This Week

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In food policy this week, we look at legislators' voting records on food issues, examine corporate consolidation in the food chain, "toss" school lunches, and more. More

Fast Food on Strike, Milk Prices Soar, and More in Food Policy This Week

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This week in food policy, Farm Bill negotiations start up (again), fast food workers go on strike, PETA launches another controversial campaign, and more. More

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