Some fear the agriculture industry is walking headlong into a figurative hall of mirrors. Amid consolidation and consumer food awareness, perceptions of conspiracy and collusion can lead to class-action antitrust lawsuits against food companies and cooperatives with ties to producers of broilers, milk and more.
President Trump’s proposed cut for the Superfund program comes as some in Congress are trying to do just the opposite—restock the program’s coffers. The Superfund program, which EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has called “absolutely essential,” would be cut by nearly one-third under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget. The program pays[…]Read More »
Michael Bloomberg is committing $360 million to be used between 2017 and 2022 to help raise tobacco taxes, implement smoke-free laws and pursue other strategies to curb tobacco use in low- and middle-income countries, according to Bloomberg Philanthropies, the philanthropic arm of his foundation. Read moreRead More »