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The proposal, formerly known as the “ag-gag” bill, was significantly changed in a Senate committee in a way that satisfied animal rights activists and representatives of the news media. In its original form, the bill would have made felons out of whistleblowers exposing unethical or illegal activities on industrial farms
While the recently passed farm bill represents a first for Congress since 2008, it will be several more months until the rules are fleshed out to put it into operation.
Over all, healthy food has become more politically popular because of efforts to combat childhood obesity and diabetes and a growing national interest in the farm-to-table movement promoted by the first lady, Michelle Obama, and other national figures.
Today, people are more likely to be influenced by what their connections are recommending and talking about. Many people are connecting (and reconnecting) through social media.
Although the 2013-2014 has been one of the roughest winters in many years, Anderson doesn’t feel there is enough evidence to say climate change is triggering the extreme weather.