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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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...

read more... Tags: Book, Contaminated Food, Farms and Farming, Meat


Farmers look for justice in the poultry industry

Jun. 1, 2010

by Dave Murphy, founder of Food Democracy Now and member of Slow Food Clear Lake, Iowa



For America’s remaining 30,000 poultry growers, the Department of Justice and USDA’s joint workshop on...

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


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


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


Food News: Bits and Bites

Jan. 4, 2010

What we’ll be talking about this year: Marion Nestle outlines her predictions for the top food news issues for 2010.

Sustainable chef gets a mainstream nod: Yum Sugar readers name Rick Bayless...

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


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