New group aims to transform agriculture policy

07/08/2011 01:18:00 PM
Chris Koger

Elizabeth Thompson, president of Environmental Defense Action Fund, and Craig Cox of the Environmental Working Group are also on the committee.

Atwood’s previous jobs include legislative and regulatory affairs positions with the American Meat Institute and the National Pork Producers Council.

AGree, co-chaired by former agriculture secretary Dan Glickman, has “significant” funding for the next eight years from wealthy donors, including former Microsoft leader Bill Gates and Wal-Mart Stores’ founding family, the Waltons.


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JOEL KAUFMAN    
USA  |  July, 15, 2011 at 02:23 PM

IT IS HARD TO READ THIS ARTICLEL AND UNTERSTAND WHY THE USA IS THE LOWEST IN RANKING WHEN IT COMES TO USING BIODEGRADALE OR COMPOSTABLE PACKAGING PRODUCTS FOR PRODUCE WHEN SO MUCH IS AVAILABLE

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