Darcey Rakestraw

Darcey Rakestraw is communications director at Food & Water Watch. She has over 10 years of experience in media relations and communications, working on a variety of global issues in non-profit, for-profit, and governmental organizations.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Could a New York Times Exposé Help Level the Playing Field for Advocates in the Press?
In its recent series “Think Tanks Inc.,” the New York Times exposed the deep financial ties between corporations and think tanks , outlining how corporate donors reaped influence and rewards from such “mutually beneficial” relationships. As someone who has worked in Washington, D.C. for 15 years in...
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Thursday, June 07, 2012
What Does the Mass Slaughter of 500,000 Pigs in Chile Have to Do with the U.S. Farm Bill?
Whether you are a die-hard carnivore or a card-carrying member of an animal welfare organization, this story will affect you. And it ties into work we’re doing to demand a fair farm bill that “busts” the meat trusts that built the factory farm system.
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Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Nestlé Targets Developing Nations for Bottled Water, Infant Formula Sales
On Monday, Nestlé announced it had purchased Pfizer’s infant nutrition unit, which will strengthen their ability to sell infant formula in emerging markets, particularly in Asia.
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Saturday, April 21, 2012
Trials and Tribulations of a Tea Drinker
I am an avid tea drinker. Green tea, to be exact. Ever since I gave up coffee years ago, it’s been my go-to bitter hot cup of comfort in the morning. But recent events have made me think twice about my favorite beverage.
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