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USDA move is stomach-turning

The Department of Agriculture is planning to do a nationwide meat inspection program that will allow pork plants to use their own meat inspectors. The USDA has been running pilot programs for 16 years at five plants; these five plants were allowed to hire their own private employees to inspect their pork. At three of the five plants at which this pilot program was conducted produced serious lapses... 

Students support GMO food labeling proposition

Alex Forbess Staff Writer Gabriela De La Cruz, Lanae Hernandez and other students in the master of public administration program had one reaction after watching “The Future for Food”: disbelief. De La Cruz considers herself health conscious; she reads the nutrition labels and asks questions about the health benefits of various ingredients, she said after the watching the documentary recently... 

Bill threatens food safety

Less than three weeks apart, Iowa and Utah governors signed a bill, named by New York Times food writer Mark Bittman, the “Ag-Gag” bill, that stops undercover animal abuse investigations. Recent undercover investigations of animal abuse on factory farms have relied on video footage provided by activists and reporters who have taken undercover jobs on these farms. This bill makes it a crime for... 

Students push non-GMO food bill

Students push non-GMO food bill
Ron Flemming and Lanae Hernandez, graduate students in public administration, present “The Future of Food” to an audience in the Campus Center Ballroom. The video sought to raise awareness about the “California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act.” After the film viewers were asked to sign a petition to get the act on the November ballot. / photo by Zachary Horton Alex Forbess Staff... 
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