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

Everything but the oink

Feb. 7, 2008

More in meat news:
We all know the concept of a morality tax: tax cigarettes like crazy and people will stop smoking, raise taxes on gasoline and people will stop guzzling. Results are...

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Restore Community Food Projects

Feb. 1, 2008

From our friends at Community Food Security Coalition
re: Community Food Projects, which are designed to increase food security in communities, improving the self-reliance of community members...

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Pesticides and you

Jan. 31, 2008

The NRDC, along with several other organizations has apparently brought a lawsuit against the EPA, challenging the EPA rule that allows pesticides to be tested on people (pregnant women and...

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“Naturally Raised”

Jan. 28, 2008

Today is the final day to submit your comments to the USDA regarding their proposed label standard for meat as “naturally raised.” We’ve all been marveling for a long time now at the emptiness of...

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Dairy Updates

Jan. 23, 2008

Milk can’t seem to stay out of the news these past few weeks. The big stories?

Starbucks, after recently agreeing to use only rbGH-free milk, has discontinued offering organic milk. Apparently...

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