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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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


Riots or Rebellions? Eric Holt-Giménez Looks at the World Food Crisis

Mar. 17, 2010

by intern Julia Landau

“Food riot??” asked an indignant Eric Holt-Giménez at a talk he gave in New York City on March 5, referring to protests in response to the 2008 food crisis....

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


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