Agriculture / Biotechnology / Consumption / Food Security / Research

As ‘slow food’ becomes the preoccupation of the rich, food of any kind remains the preoccupation of the poor

In the May/June 2010 issue of Foreign Policy, agricultural policy analyst Robert Paarlberg argues that the trendy food causes of rich countries, whose sustainable mantra is ‘organic, local and slow’, ‘is no recipe for saving the world’s hungry millions’. ‘Too much food production is already organic, local and slow in the developing world,’ he says. … Continue reading