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

Chicago Lifts Foie Gras Ban

May. 15, 2008

In the New York Times Dining section today, I read this:
Chicagoans can feast on foie gras once more. The Chicago City Council just repealed the ban on its sale that it put in place two years...

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Food Policy Here at Home

May. 8, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer
Again and again at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development sessions on Agriculture, representatives from other countries reported that...

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More notes from the U.N.

May. 7, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer
As this article from last Friday’s Wall Street Journal reports, the U.S. has proposed 770 million additional dollars of food aid to address the growing...

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Report from the U.N.

May. 6, 2008

by Slow Food USA staffer Jerusha Klemperer
Greetings from inside the United Nations where I am observing sessions of the Commission on Sustainable Development; this particular two-year cycle of...

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Global Food Crisis

Apr. 28, 2008

The UN has scheduled a 2-day meeting in Bern, Switzerland, to discuss solutions to the escalating global food crisis. It will surely also be a hot topic of conversation when the Commission on...

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