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Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”

Everything but the oink

Feb. 7, 2008

More in meat news:
We all know the concept of a morality tax: tax cigarettes like crazy and people will stop smoking, raise taxes on gasoline and people will stop guzzling. Results are...

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Mark Bittman’s “Rethinking the Meat-Guzzle”

Jan. 31, 2008

By Jack Everitt, Fork & Bottle
Mark Bittman in Sunday’s New York Times has a major article titled, "Rethinking the Meat-Guzzler".
In just two online pages, he covers a lot of ground. It is very...

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Food News Moves Off the Food Pages

Jan. 30, 2008


We’ve noticed a trend lately, and one that we’re pretty pleased with: food and ag stories are creeping out of the food sections and onto the front page, into the business section, etc. A quick...

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“Naturally Raised”

Jan. 28, 2008

Today is the final day to submit your comments to the USDA regarding their proposed label standard for meat as “naturally raised.” We’ve all been marveling for a long time now at the emptiness of...

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The Agriculture Gestapo

Jan. 21, 2008

You have read, in this space among many others, of the sinister nature of genetic modification and the patenting of seeds. I have ranted endlessly about the dangers of the food system being in the...

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