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

Shrek and Scooby Doo too linked to childhood obesity

Jun. 28, 2010

by intern Khalilah Ramdene

A recent study by the Rudd Center at Yale University found that children prefer foods branded with cartoon characters, often citing those foods as better tasting then...

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The Assault on Salt

Jun. 14, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Over the past few months, there’s been a lot of talk about reducing the amount of salt in the U.S. food supply. Government officials, NYC’s Mayor Bloomberg, and the...

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This week’s Food News

May. 28, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

The Food Movement, Rising – New York Review of Books
Michael Pollan’s epic essay charting the emergence and character of the food movement.

Oil reaches Louisiana...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Contaminated Food, Dairy, Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Labeling, Meat, News, Current Event, Policy, School Food


Last week’s Food News

May. 10, 2010

It’s hard to keep track of all the food and farming news each week – especially if you’re a busy Slow Food volunteer. Our staff has begun compiling all the important food news we see, so Slow Food...

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Study on GE crop sustainability co-authored by Monsanto

Apr. 26, 2010

by Emily Vaughn

The National Academy of Science recently released “

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