E03: Coca Cola Again, Food Policy & the Budget, Food Waste & Beer

Coca Cola tries to influence public university research in its favor by paying professors at the University of Colorado large sums of money; Congress passes a 2016 budget and sneaks in a few problematic provisions that affect our food; and fighting food waste with beer.




 
RESOURCES
 

Coca Cola & CU

http://www.takepart.com/article/2015/12/27/coke-funding-scandal
http://www.takepart.com/article/2015/11/09/coca-cola-money-returned
http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_29313649/nutrition-expert-accepts-550-000-from-coca-cola

Food Policy and the Budget 

http://www.wsj.com/articles/spending-bill-eliminates-rule-for-labels-specifying-meats-country-of-origin-1450471003
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2015/12/18/house-to-vote-on-spending-bill-that-would-avert-shutdown/
http://appropriations.house.gov/uploadedfiles/12.15.15_fy_2016_omnibus_-_agriculture_-_summary.pdf
http://mtpr.org/post/follow-money-congress-uses-budget-bill-rewrite-food-policies

Food Waste & Beer

http://civileats.com/2015/12/23/toast-with-mario-batalis-beer-made-out-of-food-waste/
http://www.dogfish.com/
https://www.eataly.com/http://www.wastedny.com/

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