Truffle Media update for March 31, 2010, Consumer Choice and Food Safety at Raw Milk Debate

Agriculture Stories Being Told

  • Animal Agriculture Alliance's 9th Annual Stakeholder Summit is April 28-29 2010 at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. The main topic is "Truth, Lies and Videotape: Is Activism Jeopardizing Our Food Security?" This event will feature a keynote by Dr. Elizabeth Parker, Chairman, Animal Agriculture Alliance and Chief Veterinarian, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Topics being covered include: an animal agriculture legislative update, terrorism against the food industry, and proactive animal well-being initiatives. See program for details.
  • Global Agriculture Agchat discussion looked to understand the global agriculture issues to be addressed so more people can be fed in the future. Of note is the video from the Earth Institute: Global Agriculture Systems and Food and National Security and the FAO ag trade visualization tool.
  • Raw milk is getting has more public exposure due to recent illnesses in Michigan. At the core of the issue is food safety and consumer choice.

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