Kerry And Obama, The World Gets Hungry Back Home And Abroad
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Kerry And Obama, The World Gets Hungry Back Home And Abroad

Senator Kerry’s Confirmation Hearing On Thursday, January 24th, Secretary of State nominee Senator John Kerry testified before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. In his opening statement, Senator Kerry noted the importance of food security in American foreign policy, “President Obama and every one of us here knows that American foreign policy is not defined by drones and … Continue reading

Two Nations Undergoing A “Nutrition Transition” Discuss The Possibility Of Working Together
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Two Nations Undergoing A “Nutrition Transition” Discuss The Possibility Of Working Together

This week, China and Russia met to continue their ongoing discussion on building closer ties between the two nations in the next 10 or so years. The world sits and waits to see what will comes of a partnership between the two nations, both currently undergoing a “nutrition transition.” Sino-Russian Relations Xi Jinping, the secretary-general of … Continue reading

The Milk Cliff, And The Scary Thought Of Paying A Fair Price For Dairy
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The Milk Cliff, And The Scary Thought Of Paying A Fair Price For Dairy

U.S. citizens are outraged by the thought of paying 7 to 8 dollars for a gallon of milk, but who is to say that’s expensive? The USDA’s Milk Income Loss Contract Program (MILC), administered by the Farm Service Agency (FSA), is meant to “compensate dairy producers when domestic milk prices fall below a specific level.” This is a fancy way … Continue reading

Listen to the Fat Man: China Urges New Leader to Focus on Food Safety
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Listen to the Fat Man: China Urges New Leader to Focus on Food Safety

On Tuesday, PBS News Hour released an 11-minute video entitled, “As China’s Diet Grow, So Do Concerns Over Safety and Sustainability.” The investigative report, by China correspondent Mary Kay Magistad and Producer Cassandra Herrman, couldn’t come at a more important time; just a day later, China’s Communist Party announced the selection of their country’s seven new leaders. … Continue reading