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

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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Mark Bittman’s “Rethinking the Meat-Guzzle”

Jan. 31, 2008

By Jack Everitt, Fork & Bottle
Mark Bittman in Sunday’s New York Times has a major article titled, "Rethinking the Meat-Guzzler".
In just two online pages, he covers a lot of ground. It is very...

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Food News Moves Off the Food Pages

Jan. 30, 2008


We’ve noticed a trend lately, and one that we’re pretty pleased with: food and ag stories are creeping out of the food sections and onto the front page, into the business section, etc. A quick...

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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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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...

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