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  •  current pres. candidates (6+ / 0-)

    We cannot expect any big food political changes on food policy from the upcoming presidential candidates.

    Marion Nestle is speaking now, she wrote FOOD POLITICS

    http://www.amazon.com/...

    she is a researcher, professor, and writer.
    Food and Ag. are tightly tied to Health and the environment.

    USA has 3900 calories per day per person, includes what is available here. It is way more than we need to feed ourselves.

    we have a very very competitive food system. because there is 2x as much food as we could need.

    the food industry has worked hard to get people to eat more than they need. and that has lead to obesity as collateral damage.

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