HR2 Farm Bill

Friends of the Earth: Regressive GOP Farm Bill a Disaster for Environment

Friends of the Earth: Regressive GOP Farm Bill a Disaster for Environment Unjust bill weakens pesticide and public health protections, expands corporate welfare and slashes conservation, nutrition and local food programs.   WASHINGTON – Today the Republican-controlled House voted to pass the 2018 Farm Bill. Lisa Archer, Food and Agriculture Program Director at Friends of […]

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Farm Bill Update

Farm Bill Update from our friends at Community Alliance with Family Farmers & Farmers Guild In May, the House Agricultural Committee Chairman, Mike Conaway (R-Texas), produced a Farm Bill that had no Democratic support, in part because it included provisions that would require most adults receiving SNAP benefits (food stamps) to prove every month that

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Environmental Working Group and Ben & Jerry’s take stand against Farm Bill HR2

Here is an easy way to make your voice count. It’s time to act! Click here to urge your representative to protect our health and our environment. Vote no on the proposed farm bill! Dear consumer, The way your food is grown matters. That’s why at Ben and Jerry’s we choose to source our ingredients responsibly.

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House Farm Bill Increases Pesticide Risks to Children, Farmworkers | EWG

This bill takes control of what can be sprayed from communities, in support of chemicals corporations. As we reported last month, the America Farm Bureau is lobbying to allow children to be pesticide operators because they admitted, they work cheaper and don’t speak English. Luckily, the bill is stalled temporarily in committee due to the

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