I’m keynoting a meeting to celebrate publication of 8 articles about SNAP in a special section of the American Journal of Public Health. 9:30am – 11:00am, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy, 55 West 125th Street, 7th Floor Auditorium. Participants: Mariana Chilton , Nevin Cohen, Nick Freudenberg, Brynne Keith-Jennings, Jennifer Pomeranz, Alfredo Morabia, Janet Poppendieck. Information is here.
Mind-boggle of the week: USDA buys pork from JBS
The bailout funds were supposed to help U.S. commodity producers who lost sales because of the tariff disputes with China.
JBS is the biggest meat seller in the U.S. It employs 73,000 people here.
Maybe the USDA thought it was an American company?
Globalization in action…