17 Feb '12, 12pm

13 states passed food libel laws, criminalize any behavior which may endanger profits of a food company

13 states passed food libel laws, criminalize any behavior which may endanger profits of a food company

Editor’s note : This is your weekly installment of images from Douglas Gayeton and Laura Howard-Gayeton’s Lexicon of Sustainability. We’ll be running one image every Friday this winter, so stay tuned. If you have your own sustainability terms, you can add them yourself to the Lexicon of Sustainability . Click for a larger version. Robert Kenner, director of Food, Inc. Most “edible education” initiatives are designed to teach kids about food and show how to lead a healthier lifestyle, but what about adults? Uncovering and disseminating the truth about our broken food system remains a challenge … and it’s not about to get any easier. Last year, states across the country proposed legislation to make the taking of pictures or video of farms or food production facilities illegal (they were all eventually dropped). Thirteen* states have passed food libel laws to criminalize any ...

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