Christian Schlect

Hudson Valley Apple Pie

By |January 22nd, 2013|

● If the apple industry of Washington state would like to address some of its trade access problems with [...]

Drugged Media

By |January 8th, 2013|

●  Last Friday, the Food and Drug Administration released two of its proposed regulations implementing FSMA, the FDA Food [...]

Potomac Precipice

By |January 2nd, 2013|

● The fiscal cliff legislation, H.R. 8, that passed the House last night, did so by a vote of [...]

Activist Agenda

By |December 17th, 2012|

● Over the past few years there has been a minor boom in publishing books critical of conventional systems [...]

Lame Duck

By |December 11th, 2012|

● The 112th Congress continues to lumber towards its eventual close, with a raft of policy decisions still awaiting [...]

My Apple Cup Runneth Over

By |November 26th, 2012|

● Randy Green, a former Deputy Undersecretary of USDA and chief of staff to the Senate’s Agriculture Committee, soon [...]

A Peach of a Part

By |November 20th, 2012|

● A bill to improve trade relations with Russia, H.R. 6156, was passed by the House of Representatives last [...]

Post Election

By |November 15th, 2012|

● At a news conference this week, President Barack Obama expressed optimism about moving comprehensive immigration legislation next year. [...]

The Election

By |November 7th, 2012|

● It’s over.  President Obama will have four more years to fashion policy and lead the nation. The Senate [...]

Lincoln

By |November 1st, 2012|

● The Organic Trade Association is boosting the idea of a multicommodity federal promotion and research program for organics. [...]