Categories & Tags: department of agriculture

Corporations are the real moochers   |   September 21, 2012
By Phil Mattera, Dirt Diggers Digest The firestorm over Mitt Romney's closed-door comments depicting nearly half the U.S. population as parasites is coming mainly from those...

 

175 birds a minute?   |   May 25, 2012
Without first studying the effects on assembly line workers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has changed the rule on line speeds at poultry plants for the first time in more...

 

INSTITUTE INDEX: Will Congress let poor children go hungry?   |   September 23, 2011
Number of low-income infants, children under age 5, and pregnant and breastfeeding women who get assistance each month from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women,...

 

VOICES: Does the debt deal make you sick?   |   August 5, 2011
By Phil Mattera, Dirt Diggers Digest Sinking stock markets are not the only sign that the eleventh-hour debt ceiling deal was the wrong solution to the wrong problem. The...