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Food industry is cooking the planet

Monday 29 May 17 9:00am

Large chemical fertiliser producers are successfully taking over the world’s food supply and exploiting it for profit | Stuart Rankin


By PAUL BROWN | The food industry and big agricultural concerns are driving climate change and at the same time threatening to undermine efforts to feed the world’s growing population, according to GRAIN, an organisation that supports small farmers.

Particularly singled out for criticism are the large chemical fertiliser producers that have gained access to the United Nations talks on climate change.

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