Food Policy News

Brief policy updates pulled weekly from the BFI newsletter.

Anti-Immigrant Policy and our Food System

February 19, 2017

As the heat increases on immigrants and their families across the United States, the food and agriculture system is facing the effects. Last week’s “Day Without Immigrants” was met with both firings and... READ MORE

Local Activism is Shifting Food Policy

February 6, 2017

In a recent article from Quartz, Chase Purdy details three important shifts in food policy across the country and how they are being led by citizen movements. Soda taxes, GMO labeling, and cage-free eggs have all won legislative... READ MORE

Experts on the Future of Food Policy

February 3, 2017

On February 2, over three dozen policymakers, researchers, and advocates spoke at the Food Tank Summit in Washington, DC on building a better food policy. However, many speakers expressed uncertainty regarding the future of... READ MORE