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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Speak up about corporate control of the food supply

Dec. 3, 2010

On December 8th, in Washington DC, the Dept of Justice and the USDA will be holding a workshop (kind of like a town hall) to hear from farmers and consumers. Join us!

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S 510 Food Safety Update

Nov. 19, 2010

Slow Food USA’s position on the current food safety legislation recently passed by the Senate (again) and headed for a House vote.

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Killer Coke

Nov. 19, 2010

Michael Blanding’s book aims to tell the real story behind that happy global picture of people who speak different languages and have different color skin but sway arm in arm singing songs and drinking Coke.

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The Story Behind Your Food: Learning from Salmonella

Sep. 16, 2010

Watch our latest video telling the story behind the egg scandal, and sign the petition calling for food safety.

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Animals: a dystopic glimpse of our future as eaters?

Jun. 30, 2010

by Patrick Keeler

“You are what you eat.” It’s a trite aphorism amongst us sustainable food advocates, but never so literally has this adage been applied than in the new novel Animals by Don...

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