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Slow Food USA Blog

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

Food you can believe in

Nov. 16, 2009

by SFUSA President, Josh Viertel

Jonathan Safran Foer and I hold nearly the same beliefs about eating meat. That said, I have a freezer full of goat necks, marrow bones, and pork belly, and he...

read more... Tags: Book, Farms and Farming, Labeling, Meat


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


Slow Food on Campus takes on Food and Climate Change

Nov. 2, 2009

by intern Heather Teige



The first of Slow Food on Campus' three-part event series focusing on ‘good, clean, and fair’ kicked off October 24th. Slow Food on Campus (SFOC) chapters...

read more... Tags: Biodiversity, Event, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Labeling, News, Current Event, Youth Food Movement


New Swedish labeling system has some kinks

Oct. 26, 2009

by intern Emily Stephenson

For many people, going to the grocery store has become an overload of choices and information. There’s fat-free, low-sugar, free-range, organic, added vitamins,...

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


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