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Slow Food USA Blog

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

“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...

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


How Green is My Restaurant?

Jan. 25, 2008

by Elizabeth Bird


Last week, an article caught our eyes in the Washington Post about the recent trend of restaurants who are seeking “Green Certification.” These “green certified” restaurants...

read more... Tags: Labeling, Uncategorized


Dairy Updates

Jan. 23, 2008

Milk can’t seem to stay out of the news these past few weeks. The big stories?

Starbucks, after recently agreeing to use only rbGH-free milk, has discontinued offering organic milk. Apparently...

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


Tuna Troubles

Jan. 23, 2008


Yes, tuna troubles–but for whom? For a few years now, conservation groups have been sounding the alarum bell about the collapse of bluefin tuna populations. The increasing demand for the...

read more... Tags: News, Current Event, Seafood


I Am What I Ate - Rosemary Melli

Jan. 22, 2008

Continuing our series begun in last month’s Snail (Slow Food USA’s quarterly magazine), Slow Food Northeast Regional Governor Rosemary Melli shares her childhood food heritage as an Italian...

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