Federal grant money will go to support direct sales to consumers, as well as supply chain development.
Hunters, gatherers, co-op successes, and pesticide failures. Plus more on what’s in Queen Bey’s bag.
“We planted the seed that maybe they should create a program of Riojana wine for co-ops in the U.S. Instead of focusing on big box stores, they would focus on selling their wines to co-ops.”
Nonprofits brace for food stamp changes, NC’s ag-gag law gets push back in federal court, and the FDA bans PFCs in food packaging.
The AP’s ongoing investigation into the commercial fishing industry finds widespread human trafficking and slave labor in the preparation of peeled shrimp destined for American plates.
In the wake of a year-long investigation, food giant Nestle disclosed last week that suppliers to the company use slave labor to produce seafood from Thailand.
GMO salmon, soft drink shenanigans and the fight for fair food, all in this week’s round up. Plus, of course, turkeys.