The Beyond Organic Radio Show
   
 Listen
   
 Show Archive

 Insight Archive

 Show Podcast

 Insight Podcast

   
Hot Topics
  • GMOs
  • Obesity
  • Seafood
  • Organic Food


  • Quick Search



    Produced by

    Straus Communication

    Icile Network

    Click here to join our RSS feed

    Now Playing
    Program ID - bo081104


    USDA For Sale?



    Corporate accountability doesn't usually refer to government agencies being accountable to corporate special interests.

    "USDA, Inc.: How Agribusiness Has Hijacked Regulatory Policy" examines the industry connections of key agency officials and the role of trade associations in influencing policy.

    Join host Jerry Kay, publisher of the Environmental News Network, as we explore the issue of industry manipulation of government policy.


    This Week's Guests:

    Phil Mattera — Corporate Research, Good Jobs First




    Patricia Lovera — Deputy Director, Public Citizen




    More information:

  • How Agribusiness has hijacked regulatory policy at the US Department of Agriculture
  • Public Citizen advocates creation of an agricultural and food distribution system that guarantees safe, wholesome food produced in a humane and sustainable manner.




  • Resources for Journalists:

    Journalists who are interested in researching stories related to any Beyond Organic show topic are encouraged to contact Straus Communication for additional resources, including trend data, background materials, experts, statistics, images and more. The service is free.

    Please contact Michael Straus at 415-777-1170 x 302 or email for more information.


     


    Sponsors:











    © Straus Communications LLC 2000-2006       Copyrights & Trademarks