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Slow Food USA Blog

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


Study on GE crop sustainability co-authored by Monsanto

Apr. 26, 2010

by Emily Vaughn

The National Academy of Science recently released “

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


Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite

Mar. 31, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

A recent study in Nature Neuroscience found that rats allowed to binge on high-fat, high-calorie foods – junk food bought at the grocery store – not only...

read more... Tags: Food Justice, Labeling, News, Current Event, School Food, Take Action


Health care law mandates calorie counts at restaurant chains nationwide

Mar. 24, 2010

by intern Christine Binder

Yesterday, President Barack Obama signed the health care bill into law. Tucked away inside the massive piece of legislation, there is provision requiring chain...

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


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