A Global Chill in Commodity Demand Hits America’s Heartland – New York Times


New York Times
A Global Chill in Commodity Demand Hits America's Heartland
New York Times
This month, the company warned them it might be forced to idle the plant. Layoffs could begin around Christmas. … Food prices, too, have declined, with chicken costing 8 percent less than a year ago, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Milk
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So Fat and Salt Aren’t So Bad for Us: Why We No Longer Trust the Government’s … – Somewhat Reasonable – Heartland Institute (blog)


Somewhat Reasonable – Heartland Institute (blog)
So Fat and Salt Aren't So Bad for Us: Why We No Longer Trust the Government's
Somewhat Reasonable – Heartland Institute (blog)
It takes on more than it can chew, from sustainability to labor concerns to tax policy. The findings — compiled by a committee appointed by the USDA and Health and Human Services agency — are important because they serve as the scientific basis for

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Immigration crisis at border afflicts heartland harvest – Charlotte Observer

Immigration crisis at border afflicts heartland harvest
Charlotte Observer
States farther away from the U.S.-Mexico border, though, are reckoning with a different set of challenges: a skimpy agriculture labor market and cumbersome immigrant-worker programs that go unfixed amid partisan gridlock on Capitol Hill. … anybody

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