On October 9, the University of Northern Iowa hosted an event entitled “Hunger Games: What is it about agriculture that’s eating consumers?”.
The keynote speaker at the event was Executive Director of the Environmental Working Group Ken Cook. He discussed how the farm industry and governmental farm policies have caused environmental and public health issues.
Specifically, Cook feels that the current trends in the farming industry are harming our soil and water, and causing unhealthy eating habits.
Read more about Cook’s speech here.