ReDigest: Moyers on hunger, lab liability, a portrait of evil
Moldy links, but in case you missed....
No farms, no food: Bill Moyers did an excellent three-part series on the broken U.S. food system, from bare shelves in charity pantries to the Farm Bill subsidy boondoggles as revealed by the Washington Post "Harvesting Cash" reporters. The site has both videos and transcripts. (Bill Moyers Journal)
Herd it, but can't believe it: From the Department of WTF?!, the Bush administration is considering relocating research on hoof-and-mouth disease from its isolated Plum Island, NY, laboratory to a mainland state near livestock. (Associated Press)
Know thy enemy: If you didn't already have nightmares about the biotech giant we call VoldeMonsanto, and others call Demonsanto or Monstersanto, you will after reading this profile of the corporation’s ruthless tactics against small farmers and its decades-long history of dumping PCBs and dioxins into communities worldwide. (Vanity Fair)
Plains speaker: Kudos to a major food magazine for writing in depth about the Farm Bill, as viewed through the eyes of sixth-generation, 25-year-old Matthew Stiegelmeier, a small organic farmer in South Dakota of all places. (Gourmet)
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