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Obama Food Safety

Obama Proposes New Agency To Make Americans' Food Safer

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 04.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama wants to create a new government agency dedicated to keeping the nation's food safe. The pro...

What Does the Obama Victory Mean for the U.S. Food Justice Movement?

Eric Holt Gimenez | Posted 01.09.2013 | Home
Eric Holt Gimenez

If the Food Justice Movement expects a second Obama administration to help rebuild local food economies in underserved communities, then it will have to make its diverse voices heard -- politically.

Obama Budget Cuts Vital Safety Program

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — President Barack Obama's proposed budget would eliminate the nation's only program that regularly tests fruits and vegetables fo...

If You Eat, You Better Occupy Wall Street

Dave Murphy | Posted 12.18.2011 | Home
Dave Murphy

For everyone who eats, the events that brought down our banking system and the lack of accountability for those who rigged the rules in their favor should be lessons in the making.

Obama Administration Tightens Food Safety Standards After Recent Round Of Recalls

Yahoo! Finance | Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is trying to make Americans' food safer after recent recalls of popular products like peanut butter and cookie doug...