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

Pesticides and you

Jan. 31, 2008

The NRDC, along with several other organizations has apparently brought a lawsuit against the EPA, challenging the EPA rule that allows pesticides to be tested on people (pregnant women and...

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


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...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Meat, News, Current Event


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...

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


“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


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