Food and Agriculture Issues
Bosnian Veterinary Labs Equipped to Diagnose Animal Diseases Using Nuclear-Derived Techniques   
January 23, 2020
Source: iaea.org - Bosnian veterinary authorities are better equipped to protect livestock from several animal diseases spreading in Southeastern Europe, thanks to the support of the IAEA in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of...
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Love letters from lawmaker to lobbyist raise ethical questions   
January 23, 2020
Source: Arizona Capitol Times - As first reported in the Yellow Sheet Report, a sister publication of the Capitol Times, Cook, a rancher, sent nearly 100 pages of love letters over a period of weeks to lobbyist AnnaMarie Knorr, who works for the Western Growers...
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At Davos, Trump Says U.S. Is a ‘Developing Nation Too’   
January 23, 2020
Source: New York Magazine - Complaining about the World Trade Organization’s policy of favoring developing nations over fully industrialized economies, Trump berated the “very unfair” practice: I’ve had a dispute running with them...
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The Latest: WTO chief says debate over trade rules will last   
January 23, 2020
Source: Associated Press News - DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 7:25 p.m. The head of the World Trade Organization says an ongoing debate over special exemptions granted to China...
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Nature writer Barry Lopez kicks off Author! Author! series   
January 23, 2020
Source: The Bulletin - Lopez is the first of three authors appearing in this year’s series, followed in close succession by “The Orchid Thief” writer Susan Orlean (Feb. 18) and journalist Michael Pollan (March 4, sold out). Home-court...
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Arizona lawmaker denies relationship with suspended lobbyist   
January 23, 2020
Source: The Herald-Dispatch - An Arizona agriculture lobbyist was put on leave from her job after a newspaper raised questions about a possible romantic relationship with a lawmaker, The Arizona Republic reported Wednesday. Republican Rep.
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Socialist professor announces run for Congress...in Mississippi   
January 23, 2020
Source: Campus Reform - Prior to coming to Ole Miss, Eliason worked in London, Hong Kong, and Luxembourg, doing things such as interning in the legal affairs division of the World Trade Organization and working with U.S. corporate finance groups....
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Five Star Food Recalls Sham Gardens Excellent Tahina For Salmonella Fears   
January 23, 2020
Source: Finanznachrichten - The recall was initiated after finding the issue in a random sampling by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and ... Salmonella are a group of bacteria that can cause gastrointestinal illness and fever called salmonellosis,...
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Perlmutter, House co-sponsors push Senate for swift action on marijuana banking bill   
January 23, 2020
Source: The Denver Post - Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and others from the National Association of Attorneys General echoed that sentiment in a separate letter to the Senate sent Wednesday, stating “our banking system must be flexible...
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Free Trade Is Dead. Long Live Managed Trade   
January 23, 2020
Source: Bloomberg - President Trump’s upending of global commerce may endure even after he’s gone. At age 85, Jagdish Bhagwati has defended free trade for decades. The professor of economics and law at Columbia University even wrote a...
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