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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Almost 28,000 U.S. farmers received taxpayer-funded federal farm subsidies or disaster relief payments for 32 straight years, according to a new EWG analysis of data from the Department of Agriculture. These recipients took in a total of more than $19 billion.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Americans have already lost faith in big food brands, and the brands are only giving consumers more reasons not to trust them. In 2015, food, farm and biotechnology companies, and their trade association, spent more than $100 million to fight consumers’ right to know what’s in their food and how it’s grown.

Friday, May 18, 2018

When the House considers the farm bill this morning, watch out for defenders of unlimited farm subsidies delivering misinformation.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Anyone who has been following the debate over the House farm bill knows lawmakers are closely watching the stricter work requirements proposed for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. But the same bill widens farm subsidy loopholes, so even more recipients won’t need to work or live on farms to receive their share of taxpayer dollars.

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