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Corporate Concentration in the US Food System Makes Food More Expensive and Less Accessible For Many Americans

Posted by on February 14, 2021 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Corporate Concentration in the US Food System Makes Food More Expensive and Less Accessible For Many Americans

Agribusiness executives and government policymakers often praise the U.S. food system for producing abundant and affordable food. In fact, however, food costs are rising, and shoppers in many parts of the U.S. have limited access to fresh, healthy products. #corporatefoodproduction #corporateconcentration #agribusiness

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Pandemic Sparks Call for End to Big Ag’s Control of Seeds and Food System

Posted by on January 14, 2021 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Pandemic Sparks Call for End to Big Ag’s Control of Seeds and Food System

Empty shelves during the pandemic made clear, allowing huge corporations to ‘own’ seeds is a very bad idea. Open Source Seeds and other groups argue that “something as universal as food crops should belong to everyone, not a small group of agrochemical companies. #seeds #foodsystem

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