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March 26: U.S. Working Group on the Food Crisis Criticizes Senate Hearing on Global Food Crisis (03.26.09). – The U.S. Working Group on the Food Crisis expressed deep disappointment with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on “Alleviating Global Hunger: Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Leadership: held on March 24. The hearing relied primarily on testimonies[…]

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March 26: Dairy Farmers Call Vilsack Dairy Measures Inadequate (03.26.09). – The NFFC Dairy Subcommittee today criticized Secretary Vilsack’s plan to donate surplus nonfat dry milk for failing to adequately address the deepening crisis in the dairy sector that is the worst since the Great Depression. Farmers also criticized National Milk Producers Federation for failing to[…]