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

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...

read more... Tags: Dairy, Labeling, News, Current Event, Policy


Tuna Troubles

Jan. 23, 2008


Yes, tuna troubles–but for whom? For a few years now, conservation groups have been sounding the alarum bell about the collapse of bluefin tuna populations. The increasing demand for the...

read more... Tags: News, Current Event, Seafood


The Agriculture Gestapo

Jan. 21, 2008

You have read, in this space among many others, of the sinister nature of genetic modification and the patenting of seeds. I have ranted endlessly about the dangers of the food system being in the...

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


Kenya’s Food Crisis

Jan. 17, 2008

Press Release, January 17, 2008
Slow Food International
Press Office
The political crisis in Kenya is now turning into a food crisis. Some of the areas hit the hardest by violence — among them...

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Iowa Chef responds to Time Magazine’s “Extreme Eating”

Jan. 16, 2008

Regarding Joel Stein’s Time Magazine article “Extreme Eating” - while Mr. Stein is of course free to eat whatever type of food he chooses, I must take exception to his contention that "Dodd was...

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