Where Do Our Candidates Stand On Food?

By July 27, 2016Agriculture News

In the past few hours, weeks, and months, politics have dominated the media. Some candidates are doing things right, some wrong, some saying too little, others saying far too much. Yet, no one is talking about food.

In the most basic sense, food is a critical resource–as essential as clean water. How we produce, consume, and trade it touches almost every issue on the table from environment to economy. In a campaign where all sides need to tap millennial support, this issue is a strong link to young voters that often hits close to home. Considering the recent repeal of Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) and several other questionable policies that affect us individually, we should know where our candidates stand.

Read HERE for an interesting piece by Kim Severson for the New York Times on food in today’s political landscape.