Food Policy Friday: Barack Obama’s Advisors Have Ties to Monsanto

There’s an organic garden on Barack Obama’s lawn. The First Family eats local, organic, and seasonal food. So why did the President’s scientific advisory team for last fall’s election include Sharon Long, a former member of Monsanto’s board of directors? And why did Obama recently appoint Barbara Schaal, a plant geneticist with connections to Monsanto, …

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