USDA doubles down on climate-smart agriculture

The U.S. and United Arab Emirates’ AIM for Climate attracts more investment. Universal free school meals coalition launches. Sen. Marco Rubio calls for cutting ‘junk food’ out of SNAP. Plus, a couple of hearings this week.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack sits at a table before a microphone against a backdrop of an American flag and United Arab Emirates flag at the AIM for Climate Summit in Washington.s

Hello and welcome to Food Fix. Thanks for being a subscriber. I didn’t win a Pulitzer this week, but the fact that my work on FDA and infant formula was even submitted this year was a real honor, to say the least. Big congratulations to POLITICO’s Josh Gerstein, Alexander Ward, Peter Canellos, Hailey Fuchs and Heidi Przybyla, who were named as finalists for breaking news for their historic Supreme Court scoop, though they really should have won for national reporting (I know, I’m biased).

Food Fix at OTA: I’m speaking at the Organic Trade Association’s Organic Week meeting in Washington on Wednesday – it’s a fireside chat-style conversation with the great Leah Douglas of Reuters. We’ll discuss lessons learned from the infant formula crisis. If you’re attending, say hi!

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