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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Small slaughterhouses may catch a break

Nov. 4, 2009

by intern Emily Stephenson

The USDA is preparing to implement new legislation soon that will allow slaughterhouses with 25 or fewer employees to ship meat across state lines. At first the news...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Labeling, Meat, Policy, Take Action


Watch Food Inc. at home with friends

Nov. 2, 2009

Food Inc., the movie that caused quite a stir earlier this year by exposing the shocking truth about the food we eat, was released today on DVD and Blu-Ray. As we previously highlighted on this...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Contaminated Food, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Food Justice, Labeling, Meat, News, Current Event, Take Action


Pitting Safe Food Against Healthy Food

Oct. 8, 2009

by Debbie Lehmann, the editor of School Lunch Talk, a blog about school food. She is currently studying economics and public policy at Brown University.

I’ve been feeling relatively...

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


Meatless Monday

Jul. 13, 2009

Your mentors (Pollan, Nestle, Lappe) have urged you to eat more plants and less meat, for the health of ourselves and the health of our planet. You have, perhaps, nodded in agreement, then forked...

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FOOD, Inc. goes nationwide

Jun. 18, 2009



Food, Inc. did so well in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco, that it’s headed to 45 more theatres around the country, everywhere from Washington DC to Portland OR to Ft Lauderdale, FL.

It...

read more... Tags: Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Food Justice, Meat, News, Current Event, Policy, Take Action


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