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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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...

read more... Tags: Labeling, Meat, Policy


Trans Fats

Jan. 9, 2008

by Leo Rodriguez

Trans fats: what Little Debbie snack cakes, French fries, and that delicious steak at Peter Luger all have in common.

Thanks to recent media attention, most people know that...

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


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...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Labeling, Meat, Policy


Food Recalls: Simply Another Reason to Go Slow

Aug. 27, 2007

The folks in Florida have noticed the wisdom of eating locally:
Rat poison in pet food from China. E. coli in bagged spinach from California. Peanut butter tainted with salmonella from Nebraska....

read more... Tags: Contaminated Food, Labeling, News, Current Event


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