USDA

Trump’s Food Aid Cuts Threaten ‘Suffering & Hunger’ Across U.S.

May 25, 2017

President Donald Trump’s new budget proposal targets food assistance across the United States and critical programs for public health, says Mike Lavender of the Union of Concerned Scientists’ Food & Environment program

US Government Shutdown

October 8, 2013
Tony Corbo explains why the government shutdown threatens public health. The majority of FDA food inspectors have been deemed nonessential under the government shutdown, according to a Department of Health and Human Services memo, and have been furloughed. Meat inspections and import inspections will continue, but the furlough of FDA inspectors still poses a significant…

Bailout Fallout

September 22, 2013
So why have Republicans cut them?

Food Stamps Among The Most Effective Economic Stimulus

September 22, 2013
So why have Republicans cut them?

"The World According to Monsanto"

September 19, 2013
House passes a rider which protects biotech giants like Monsanto from being sued in federal court

Is USDA Playing Chicken with Chickens?

April 10, 2013
Tony Corbo: Plan will put our food supply at risk in a move that will increase profits of poultry producers and save only 90 million dollars over three years