E01: UC Berkeley Farm Bill Report & WHO Meat Consumption Recommendations

UC Berkeley’s Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society released a report on the Farm Bill, institutional racism and corporate control in our food system. We break it down and give you the the main points. Jaq covers the controversy surrounding the World Health Organization’s recent recommendations around the consumption of red and processed meats.

RESOURCES

Ayazi, H., Elsheikh, E. 2015. The US Farm Bill: Corporate Power and Structural Racialization in the United States Food System. UC Berkeley, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Holt, S. November 10, 2015. Does the U.S. Farm Policy Have a Race Problem? Civil Eats

Berman, J. October 31, 2013. Walmart Is One of the Biggest Beneficiaries of Food Stamps. The Huffington Post

USDA. N.d. The Farm Bill

O’Connor, A. October 26, 2015. Meat Is Linked to Higher Cancer Risk, W.H.O. Report Finds. New York Times

World Health Organization. October 2015. Q&A on the carcinogenicity of the consumption of red meat and processed meat. W.H.O.

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