Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Type: Organization
Name: Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
First reported 43 mins ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 1 reports

EU-US trade talks 'not open enough'

The European Ombudsman has urged EU institutions to release more information about EU-US negotiations aimed at reaching a free trade deal.In a statement ombudsman Emily O'Reilly said "concerns" had been raised about key documents not being disclosed in ... [Published BBC - 43 mins ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

New Farm to Childcare Curriculum Connects Youngest Eaters

National & World Ag News Headlines USAgNet - 07/30/2014The new Farm to Childcare Curriculum Package released gives childcare providers a roadmap to start their own Farm to Childcare programs in order to connect young children with locally grown, minimally ... [Published USAgNet - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

With China’s meat scandal, U.S. burger tycoon faces his biggest test yet

In the early 1980s, Sheldon Lavin, a banker-turned-burger tycoon, returned from a trip to China with big plans for his food-processing company OSI Group. “I don’t care if we sell the erasers off pencils, we are going to China,” he told his staff, according ... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Empowered Africa: Agribusiness and Land Grabbing

Taking place on the eve of President Obama’s African Leaders Summit, the Empowered Africa Dialogue will provide an alternative space where grassroots citizen-activists, scholars, progressive NGOs and community organizers from Africa and the United States ... [Published Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

​With TTIP consumer protection will be a privilege of the rich

in Cologne, Germany and London, UK. He tweets @mdbergfeldPublished time: July 28, 2014 14:58At the end of last week, a draft chapter from TTIP was leaked to the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP).The leaked document on food safety, animal ... [Published Russia Today - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Food. It's on the table.

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership  (TTIP), a secretive bilateral trade agreement currently being negotiated between the EU and US, is being billed as a panacea to Europe’s economic woes. However, there very little evidence is provided to ... [Published Friends of the Earth UK - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Leaked: Secret text exposes food safety dangers in U.S.-Europe trade deal

Posted Jul. 24, 2014 / Posted by: Kate ColwellWASHINGTON, D.C. – Secret text of provisions of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership -- that would lower food safety protections in the U.S. and Europe -- was leaked to the press and ... [Published Friends of the Earth - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Pollinator and Neonicotinoids Guide Available

National & World Ag News Headlines USAgNet - 07/21/2014The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy has authored a Farmer and Landowner Guide to Pollinators and Neonicotinoids.This guide provides landowners basic information on the science around neonicotinoids ... [Published USAgNet - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

"Farm to Childcare" Ready to Grow Statewide

PHOTO: Farm to Childcare connects childcare providers with local growers to bring fresh, local foods to kids in the years when their taste preferences and healthy habits are forming. Photo courtesy New Horizon Academy.July 21, 2014ST. PAUL, Minn. – An ... [Published Public News Service - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Farm to Childcare: Highlights and Lessons Learned

Introduction: About our Experience with Farm to ChildcareIn late 2011, the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) began exploring a potential collaboration with New Horizon Academy (NHA), a for-profit childcare provider, to jointly design and ... [Published Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Climate Change Finds Resonance in Federal Farm Policies

07/11/14 - 03:00 PM EDTNEW YORK ( TheStreet ) -- With programs and policies informed from the growing threats of climate change, implementation of the 2014 Farm Bill is taking steps toward a risk mitigation model for farmers partly through a growing emphasis ... [Published TheStreet.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Controversy swirls around WSJ opinion

One of my goals today is to let you inside the creative process here. Therefore, here's what a typical writing session might look like.I sit down with the laptop, open Google and search for news on my beat. Then, I decide if that news is worth publishing. ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 01 2014]

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"Civil society organisations have, however, raised concerns that the EU's high environmental health, and consumer standards risk being lowered" she said
...children are often more willing to try new foods than older children," said IATP's Erin McKee VanSlooten who helped lead the curriculum's creation. "That makes it the perfect age to influence their eating"
The main problem with making such negotiations secret, according to the analysis, is that trade policy inherently "requires that all national regulations protecting public health, the environment and worker safety, be subject to a 'least trade restrictive' requirement" which without proper oversight leads to a natural undermining of regulations related to consumer safety
"The InstituteInstitute for Agriculture and Trade Policy really got into the Farm to Institution work because we want to support our local growers, and provide a new market for them" she says

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EU-US trade talks 'not open enough' [Published BBC - 43 mins ago]
New Farm to Childcare Curriculum Connects Young... [Published USAgNet - Jul 30 2014]
With China’s meat scandal, U.S. burger tycoon f... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jul 29 2014]
Empowered Africa: Agribusiness and Land Grabbing [Published Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy - Jul 29 2014]
Chinese Meat Scandal TestsTycoon’s Ties With Mc... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 29 2014]
​With TTIP consumer protection will be a privil... [Published Russia Today - Jul 28 2014]
Food. It's on the table. [Published Friends of the Earth UK - Jul 25 2014]
Leaked: Secret text exposes food safety dangers... [Published Friends of the Earth - Jul 25 2014]
Leaked Trade Deal Chapter Reveals Corporate-Fri... [Published Common Dreams - Jul 24 2014]
We’re at TTIPing point [Published Resilience - Jul 24 2014]
Leaked document reveals US-EU trade agreement t... [Published Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy - Jul 24 2014]
Pollinator and Neonicotinoids Guide Available [Published USAgNet - Jul 21 2014]
"Farm to Childcare" Ready to Grow Statewide [Published Public News Service - Jul 21 2014]
Farm to Childcare: Highlights and Lessons Learned [Published Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy - Jul 15 2014]
New Farm to Childcare curriculum connects young... [Published Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy - Jul 15 2014]
Climate Change Finds Resonance in Federal Farm ... [Published TheStreet.com - Jul 11 2014]
Climate Change Finds Resonance in Federal Farm ... [Published The Street Latest - Jul 11 2014]
TTIP bad for agriculture, health and the enviro... [Published Friends of the Earth - Jul 10 2014]
Controversy swirls around WSJ opinion [Published Examiner.com - Jul 01 2014]
Chuck Norris fights to restore the family farm [Published WorldNetDaily - Jun 27 2014]
KKR Moves from Milk to Meat in China [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - Jun 09 2014]
World: Understanding water management for food ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 01 2014]
Chinese appetite for meat puts pressure on scar... [Published Taipei Times Online - Mar 12 2014]
Reports warn about link between eating red and ... [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 06 2014]
India: Women farmers leading the way - The Tami... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 05 2014]
Conflict Minerals Filing Challenges: How to Pre... [Published theCSRfeed - Feb 27 2014]
Bracing for impacts as China enters industrial ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Feb 21 2014]
Fast Track to Corporate Rule [Published BlueOregon - Jan 29 2014]
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With China’s meat scandal, U.S. burger tycoon f... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jul 29 2014]
In the early 1980s, Sheldon Lavin, a banker-turned-burger tycoon, returned from a trip to China with big plans for his food-processing company OSI Group. “I don’t care if we sell the erasers off pencils, we are going to China,” he told his staff, according ...
KKR Moves from Milk to Meat in China [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - Jun 09 2014]
Private equity giant KKR & Co. is winding its way through China’s supermarket aisles. After a successful investment in dairy, it’s moving on to meat. The U.S. firm is leading a consortium to invest roughly $270 million in the meat unit of Chinese ...
World: Understanding water management for food ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 01 2014]
Source: Institute of Development StudiesCountry: World Water for all provided in an equitable and sustainable way is central to global justice for poor women and men. It has a particularly important role in food security through its multiple impacts on ...
India: Women farmers leading the way - The Tami... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 05 2014]
Source: GrassrootsCountry: India By Lydia Simas Women in rural India play a major role in food production. Over 80 percent of women in rural India work in agriculture, from sowing to harvesting crops to collecting and caring for seeds to caring for livestock ...
Conflict Minerals Filing Challenges: How to Pre... [Published theCSRfeed - Feb 27 2014]
SOURCE: Source Intelligence® DESCRIPTION: If you missed the live stream of Source Intelligence’s “Conflict Minerals Filing Challenges” webinar don’t worry, here it is.  The webinar addressed the steps that can be taken right now to get your organization ...
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