The Washington Post published an articles written by Mark Bittman, Michael Pollan, Ricardo Salvador and Olivier De Schutterthat, highlighting a key issue in the United States, while the government recommends “a diet of 50 percent vegetables and fruits, the administration devotes less than 1 percent of farm subsidies to support the research, production and marketing of those foods.”

The government has failed to recognize that an agricultural policy is not the same as a food policy — and that the former does not necessarily contribute to public health. We need the government to nourish us and not large agriculture. Learn more about what Bittman, Pollan, Salvador,  De Schutterthat purpose here.