I’m trying out a new Organic Link Love format this week. Please let me know in the comments below if you like this one or the old format.
The Top 5 Organic Food Policy Stories that caught my eye this week were:
1) The EU asks its citizens for feedback as it relates to GMOs and organic food.
With 25,000 people in Berlin recently protesting against industrial agriculture, the government in Europe is taking food concerns very seriously.
2) There are now 13 states considering laws that would make it an Act of Terrorism to report on abuses at factory farms. An act of terrorism???
This just shows you how much power that Big Ag has in our country and how they will use any tactic possible to keep hidden from the American consumer as to how conventional food is produced.
If you are not familiar with the ridiculously inhumane treatment of animals that takes place on these factory farms, here is a YouTube video that shows you how just how abhorrent the situation is. (Warning: this video is very graphic and very disturbing). Read more »