Food and Agriculture Issues
Study Suggests Country-of-Origin Labeling Has Not Hurt U.S. Meat Imports   
(Sunday - January 25, 2015) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
- Food Safety News - Last fall, the îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) ruled against the U.S. for a second time in its dispute with Canada and Mexico concerning COOL. WTO stated that the labeling rules unfairly...
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PACT and the goodness of Fair Trade   
(Sunday - January 25, 2015) Associated Profiles : TransFair USA
- Examiner - This is the worldâs first îFair Trade Certifiedî zip up hoodie. It is made from 100% organic cotton that has been combed for softness on the outside and brushed for fleecy comfort and warmth on the...
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Reading food labels more important than ever after FDA admits it isn't doing its job   
(Sunday - January 25, 2015) Associated Profiles : Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)
- Natural News - But even this is corrupt, as the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî (GMA), one of the biggest purveyors of cheap, chemical-laden foods, will apparently be in charge of conducting these safety...
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When it comes to the Super Bowl, Americans throw a few penalty flags   
(Sunday - January 25, 2015) Associated Profiles : Consumers Union
- Yahoo Finance - Whatâs not to like about the Super Bowl, that annual early-February football fiesta' Apparently a lot, according to a recent nationally representative survey of 1,015 Americans conducted by the Consumer...
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DAVOS WATCH: ECB stimulus in focus, WTO deal hopes raised - WSET.com - ABC13   
(Sunday - January 25, 2015) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
- ABC 13 - Twenty-one members of the îWorld Trade Organizationî - among them Brazil, China, the European Union, Japan, Russia and the United States - backed efforts to conclude the so-called Doha Round negotiations with...
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DAVOS WATCH: As World Economic Forum enters last day, ECB remains in focus   
(Sunday - January 25, 2015) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
- US News and World Report - Twenty-one members of the îWorld Trade Organizationî â among them Brazil, China, the European Union, Japan, Russia and the United States â backed efforts to conclude the...
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Judge considers arguments in GMO labeling lawsuit   
(Sunday - January 25, 2015) Associated Profiles : Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)
- Brattleboro Reformer - The îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî and other trade groups sued the state this summer, arguing the law is unconstitutional and places undue burden on the industry. Catherine Stetson, the...
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Global economy hopes raised after European stimulus   
(Sunday - January 25, 2015) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
- The News & Advance - In a separate development that could boost global growth, 21 members of the îWorld Trade Organizationî â Brazil, China, the European Union, Japan, Russia and the United States â...
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A world critical of gun control in the U.S.   
(Sunday - January 25, 2015) Associated Profiles : Council on Foreign Relations
- National Monitor - According to the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî the United States, âwith less than 5 percent of the worldâs population, has about 35-50 percent of the worldâs civilian owned...
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Student group looks to use unused meal swipes to help hungry   
(Sunday - January 25, 2015) Associated Profiles : The Hunger Project
- Columbia Spectator - a student-run nonprofit that sells grilled cheese sandwiches and donates the proceeds to the îthe Hunger Projectî and CHOICE Humanitarian, two non-profits that aim to end world hunger. Porter,...
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