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Should 'USDA Organic' animals be treated more humanely? The Trump administration just said no. 16.12.2017 Washington Post
The decision reverses years of policy at the Agriculture Department, which, through the “USDA Organic” label, dictates what may be sold as “organic” food in the United States.
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Trump administration moves to kill rules for organic eggs 16.12.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
It's the latest Obama-era agriculture regulation to go on the chopping block. This one governs the treatment of animals on organic farms. But most organic farmers actually support the rule.
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USDA balks at tougher rules for organic eggs 16.12.2017 LA Times: Business

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that it plans to withdraw Obama-era rules that would have made it tougher for large-scale egg farms to earn organic certification.

The withdrawal would leave intact a loophole that allowed massive factory farms to claim that a closed-in porch...

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Christmas tree growers battle against popularity of plastic 9.12.2017 Chicago Tribune: Business
Millennials have earned a reputation for loving consumer products that are local and artisanal. So why are they buying so many plastic Christmas trees? That's the question irking Tim O'Connor, the executive director of the Christmas Tree Promotion Board in Littleton, Colorado. To help capture ...
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The mud that could save the world 9.12.2017 Washington Post
The mud that could save the world
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Behind Alappuzha’s transformation into one of India’s cleanest cities 5.12.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Biofuels plant in Hull stops production and may not reopen 5.12.2017 BBC: Business
Vivergo Fuels blames government inaction and says there is no guarantee production will restart.
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'Curb Your Enthusiam' star Susie Essman on swearing at strangers and working with Larry David 2.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Larry David may be the writer, creator and star of “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” but arguably the performer who truly embodies the show’s caustic charm is Susie Essman. The stand-up comedian stars as Susie Greene, the fabulously foul-mouthed wife of Larry David’s manager/BFF, Jeff (Jeff Garlin). Perpetually...

Use malai, orange scrub to get softer, smoother skin 2.12.2017 Fashion – The Indian Express
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Culinary SOS: Almond sour cherry cookies from Bartavelle Coffee & Wine Bar in Berkeley 1.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Reader Lynn Kan can’t stop thinking about the almond sour cherry cookies from Bartavelle Coffee & Wine Bar in Berkeley. They’re crispy but chewy, and sweet with a bit of tang from the tart cherry inside. She writes, “It’s to die for — and it’s gluten-free. Any chance they might share the recipe?...

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Winter care tips for your pets 1.12.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Where a votre sante meets namaste: Wellness culture comes to Paris 1.12.2017 Washington Post: World
Is the City of Light ready to trade wine and cigarettes for meditation and kale?
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Cortados to Cold Brews: A guide to navigating Denver’s complicated coffee orders 29.11.2017 Denver Post: Local
We cover all the ground on what is in your coffee cup.
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Rise of 'hobby farms' means more growers get maimed, killed 29.11.2017 AP Top News
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Phil Jacobs was just a teenager when his parents bought a scenic Kentucky farm with hayfields, forests, creeks, trails and a view of the Ohio River. Decades later, he still spent time there, maintaining the property as a second job and using its campsite for family getaways....
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Spectacular Bay Area tech startup failures, from Juicero to Plastc 28.11.2017 SFGate: Business & Technology

You know Juicero was going to make this list. But there are many more.

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A world drowning in garbage 28.11.2017 Washington Post
A world drowning in garbage
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A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm 24.11.2017 Chicago Tribune: Business
Liz Whitehurst dabbled in several careers before she ended up here, crating fistfuls of fresh-cut arugula in the early-November chill. The hours were better at her nonprofit jobs. So were the benefits. But two years ago, the 32-year-old Whitehurst - who graduated from a liberal arts college ...
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The world produces more than 3.5 million tons of garbage a day 24.11.2017 Washington Post
The world produces more than 3.5 million tons of garbage a day
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A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm 24.11.2017 Washington Post
A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm
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A wilful negligence 23.11.2017 Columns – The Indian Express
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