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

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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What do you eat in January? Part Deux

Jan. 16, 2008

Continuing our winter eats series, we asked a few more Slow Food folks what they eat in January.
Slow Food NYC leader and NY/NJ Regional Governor Ed Yowell had this to say:
A few years ago I...

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Cloned Meat is Totally A-OK. No worries.

Jan. 15, 2008

by Elizabeth Bird and SFUSA staff
After reports last week that it was likely to happen, news reports today announced that the FDA has given yet another indication that food– that is meat and...

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Grassfed Standards Update

Oct. 18, 2007

Earlier this week, the USDA announced a Grassfed Marketing Claim Standard, one which they hoped would make things less confusing for consumers and hold producers to a more truthful, higher...

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