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Slow Food USA Blog

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

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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Trans Fats

Jan. 9, 2008

by Leo Rodriguez

Trans fats: what Little Debbie snack cakes, French fries, and that delicious steak at Peter Luger all have in common.

Thanks to recent media attention, most people know that...

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Countdown to doomsday

Jan. 4, 2008


Here in NYC from 1989 to 2000, we had a large billboard right near Times Square that was a “debt clock.” Up top was a running tally of our national debt, and down below was a second digital...

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Calling all fish

Dec. 27, 2007

Many of you probably carry your Seafood Watch cards in your wallet, for those moments at the fish market or in a restaurant when you’re unsure what’s sustainable.
For those of you without a card...

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