Promoting Organic Agriculture: The Center for Food Safety
Niles(f): If you really want to
make a change and you really want to make a difference, you really need
to be thinking about what’s on your plate from a meat and dairy
perspective and looking for alternatives and choosing those.
Hallo, eco-conscious viewers, and welcome to Planet Earth: Our Loving
Home. On today’s program, Meredith Niles of the Center for Food Safety
speaks about food production and its relation to climate change.
Center for Food Safety is a US non-profit organization established in
1997 to protect the public health and the environment of the United
States by working to end harmful ways of producing food and encouraging
organics and other sustainable alternatives.
Center has numerous initiatives including promoting organic farming,
seeking to end the use of GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) crops,
raising awareness regarding CAFOs or Concentrated Animal Feeding
Operations and their connection to climate change and informing the
public of the hazards of food irradiation.
has over 85,000 members throughout the USA. Ms. Niles, a vegan, is the
Climate and Agriculture Consultant at the Center and also the director
of the Cool Foods Campaign.
The Campaign is one of the
Center’s most important projects and seeks to publicize the link
between food, particularly livestock production, and global warming.