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

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...

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


Obama Justice Dept. is investigating Big Ag companies

Mar. 10, 2010

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Justice will hold the first of five workshops to determine whether a handful of food and farming companies are exercising monopoly control over the industry. This...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Contaminated Food, Event, Farms and Farming, Food Justice, Meat, News, Current Event, Policy, Take Action


Home-baked Prohibition

Feb. 26, 2010

I look back on my school days in Syracuse, NY in the ‘80s and ‘90s, and think: “ we [my classmates] must have been the last of a dying generation.” There was no “No Child...

read more... Tags: Contaminated Food, News, Current Event, Policy, School Food


Comment period to tell USDA what you think about genetically engineered food

Feb. 10, 2010

The USDA thinks we (consumers) don’t care about genetically engineered food. So, here’s your chance to tell them they’re wrong about that.

Background: Despite the fact that in 2006 genetically...

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