pet food contamination case isn’t closed yet. On April 6, FDA’s director,
Center for Veterinary Medicine, Stephen Sundlof told CNN news that “somebody
may have added melamine to the wheat gluten in order to increase what appears
to be the protein level.”
the ’60s, noted University
of Toronto media professor, Marshall
McLuhan, said electronic technology would create a global village. Taking this
concept further, Thomas L. Friedman’s 2005 book, The World is Flat: A Brief History
of the Twenty-First Century, describes how Internet technology is enabling
businesses around the world to connect at light speed, creating a paradigm
shift in operations.
The Bush Administration is pushing more than 65 new proposals as part of this year’s farm bill. The proposals focus heavily on specialty crops, beginning farmers and ranchers, and socially disadvantaged producers.