Change Food Community News: April 22, 2016

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Welcome to the Guide 2 Good Food’s Community News section, where every two weeks we provide updates on what the Change Food Community is doing as well as report important, time sensitive news. (The Change Food Community consists of Change Food speakers as well as former TEDxManhattan speakers.)

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FACTORY FARMING

  • Lance Price of George Washington University and Urvashi Rangan of Consumers Union weigh in on a panel discussing the accuracy of antibiotic usage reporting within the meat industry.
  • Congresswoman Chellie Pingree of Maine fought against a spending bill in the House that would prevent small chicken farmers from speaking publicly about their treatment by larger processing companies.
Red swiss chard growing in a group in a field at Blue Heron Farm.

Red swiss chard growing in a group in a field at Blue Heron Farm.

HEALTHY EATING

  • Tom Colicchio was featured on several news stations, speaking about this season of Bravo’s Top Chef and affording a healthy diet that incorporates whole foods.
    • Hawaii News Now
    • KMTV
    • Colicchio was also interviewed by The Examiner about making your everyday dishes at home more healthful.
  • Congratulations to Michel Nischan’s Wholesome Wave for raising over $10,000 to increase access to healthy foods nationwide!

 

HUMAN RIGHTS & POLITICS

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ANIMAL WELFAREPigs

  • The Humane Society’s new headquarters in Washington DC will feature accommodations for animals, allowing employees to bring their pets to work – enhancing animal welfare and creating a positive work environment.

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