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Sustainability Matters: June 5, 2015

Maggie Borden

Maggie Borden

June 05, 2015


Doctors across the nation are increasingly enrolling their patients in fruit and vegetable prescription programs to combat obesity. [Modern Farmer

Wikileaks is offering a bounty for a copy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. [Food Politics

A new report suggests that in this year alone, California’s drought will cost  farmers $2.7 billion and more than 18,000 jobs. [NPR

Congress is reconsidering allowing egg imports from the Netherlands, thanks to intense pressure from the American Bakers Association. [NPR

North Carolina’s state legislature is debating an “ag-gag” law that could make the state's already mysterious industrial farming practices even more inscrutable. [MUNCHIES

According to Mark Bittman, unless you have a food allergy, don’t worry about eating California almonds. [NYT