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

Got Justice? Madison Anti-trust Workshop

Jun. 25, 2010

The third of the Department of Justice/USDA Anti-trust workshops is underway in Madison, WI, as we write this. Last night, as in Ankenny Iowa a few months ago, there was a town hall held the...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Dairy, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, Take Action


Top Chef takes on school lunch

Jun. 24, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

When I heard that Sam Kass, White House assistant chef and Food Initiative Coordinator, was going to be the guest judge on Bravo TV’s Top Chef this week, I knew this...

read more... Tags: Film/TV/Radio, Policy, School Food


What’s for lunch: Cheetos with cheese?

Jun. 19, 2010

Recently, Slow Food USA President Josh Viertel visited with some high school students in California, one of whom shared with him the gory tale of hot Cheetos with melted cheese on top. In a bag....

read more... Tags: Food Justice, Policy, School Food


The Assault on Salt

Jun. 14, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Over the past few months, there’s been a lot of talk about reducing the amount of salt in the U.S. food supply. Government officials, NYC’s Mayor Bloomberg, and the...

read more... Tags: Labeling, News, Current Event, Policy


Child Nutrition Legislation introduced in the House

Jun. 10, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Outside the Capitol Building earlier today, a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced the Improving Nutrition for America’s Children Act of 2010. Representatives...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Food Justice, News, Current Event, Policy, School Food


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