Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

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Name: Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 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 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

We’re at TTIPing point

TTIP, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership might be something that you’ve heard mentioned recently in the news . However, coverage has been minimal, so just in case you’ve completely missed it, the biggest bi-lateral trade deal ever negotiated ... [Published Resilience - 10 hours ago]
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 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

TTIP bad for agriculture, health and the environment says U.S. and EU c...

Posted Jul. 10, 2014 / Posted by: Kate ColwellBRUSSELS – The next round of negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will take place July 14–18 in Brussels, almost exactly a year since the first round in Washington, DC. ... [Published Friends of the Earth - Jul 10 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]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Chuck Norris fights to restore the family farm

Text smaller Text biggerIf you look at the list of preferred professions, you never see farming listed, yet I can’t think of a more important profession in terms of its impact on all our lives. Do you agree? – Joe T., Kansas City, Mo.I was born in Oklahoma ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mandating Fresh Produce

LOUISVILLE, Ken. -- As Minnesota began requiring corner stores to stock more fresh produce this month, Kentucky retailers are having mixed results with a similar program, some throwing in the towel after the tomatoes, cabbage, cucumbers, bananas and oranges ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

TTIP webinar series: TTIP and GMOs

9:00 CST / 10:00 EST /16:00 CETRegister NowOn June 16, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack cautioned European Union members against raising health or safety risks when banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The debate over GMOs is intensifying ... [Published Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

The 27 Coolest Small Businesses In The Twin Cities

This is part of the “ Moving Forward ” series offering advice to small business owners on technology, mentorship, productivity, and growth. “Moving Forward” is sponsored by Ink from Chase ® . More posts in the series »Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota’s ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Jun 17 2014]

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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
"That makes it available to any other child care providers,” she points out. “If they're in centers, if they're in Head Start locations, if they're family care providers that work out of their home – anybody can access these resources and then adapt them to their own situations, for free."
"Climate change or not -- in the last 10 years there's no place in the country that hasn't been declared a natural disaster," he said. "Global climate change or not, you can't get around that."

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Leaked: Secret text exposes food safety dangers... [Published Friends of the Earth - 2 hours ago]
Leaked Trade Deal Chapter Reveals Corporate-Fri... [Published Common Dreams - 4 hours ago]
We’re at TTIPing point [Published Resilience - 10 hours ago]
Leaked document reveals US-EU trade agreement t... [Published Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy - 14 hours ago]
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]
Ghana’s Plant Breeders Bill Must Be Revised [Published Spy Ghana - Jun 21 2014]
Mandating Fresh Produce [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Jun 19 2014]
TTIP webinar series: TTIP and GMOs [Published Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy - Jun 18 2014]
The 27 Coolest Small Businesses In The Twin Cities [Published Business Insider Australia - Jun 17 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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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 ...
Bracing for impacts as China enters industrial ... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Feb 21 2014]
Posted February 18, 2014 by Andrew Ranallo IATP is excited to announce the release of a series of new reports looking in-depth at China’s feed, pork, poultry and dairy sectors, the past and future trajectory of the industry, and global impacts of China’s ...
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