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Fast Food and Ag Industry Giants Pretend to Be Healthy 15.12.2007 AlterNet
Are we really supposed to believe Taco Bell, McDonald's and Monsanto are advocates for health?
Southeast Minnesota digest 15.12.2007 Post-Bulletin: Local News
SSE, Wis.: Body exhumed in unsolved 1985 murder The unsolved murder of a University of Wisconsin-La Crosse senior has baffled detectives for more than 20 years, but investigators haven't given up hope of finding her killer. Authorities on Thursday e
Senate passes $286 billion farm bill with bumper crop of subsidies 15.12.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
Farm subsidy supporters dared the Bush administration to veto a $286 billion farm bill that passed the Senate 79-14 on Friday, more than enough to override the president and keep crop subsidies flowing for the next five years, even as farm income sets... ...
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Top 10 diners in Portland 14.12.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
Travel: Laura Barton finds the tastiest treats in Oregon's largest city
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Flying the flag: part two 14.12.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
Life & style: Robin O'Sullivan talks to food writers and producers to find out how we learned to love local food
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At the supermarket, shopping for better health 14.12.2007 International Herald Tribune: Business
These days we ask more than mere sustenance from food. In more than 100 countries, ACNielsen scans data from checkout counters, conducts surveys and relies on consumer panels from 250,000 homes. It sells this information back to retailers and manufacturers.
Farm bill amendment to limit crop subsidies plowed under in Senate 14.12.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
An effort to limit government payments to the largest farms failed in the Senate Thursday, quashing the best chance consumer and environmental groups had to promote healthier diets and better environmental stewardship of the nation's nearly 1 billion acres of... ...
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Op-Ed Contributor: Locavore, Get Your Gun 14.12.2007 NY Times: Editorials
Hunters need to push a new public image based on deeper traditions: we are stewards of the land, hunting on ground that we love, collecting food for our families.
Farm Subsidy Reform Fails Again 14.12.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
An effort to limit government payments going to the largest farms failed in the Senate Thursday, quashing the best chance consumer and environmental groups had to promote healthier diets and better environmental stewardship of the nation's nearly one billion... ...
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Farm Subsidy Reform Fails Again 13.12.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
An effort to limit government payments going to the largest farms failed in the Senate Thursday, quashing the best chance consumer and environmental groups had to promote healthier diets and better environmental stewardship of the nation's nearly one billion... ...
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Lawsuits claim retailers and grocery chains sold 'organic' milk that wasn't really organic 13.12.2007 Chicago Tribune: Business
Some of the nation's largest retailers and grocery chains sold milk labeled "organic" that was not truly organic, recently filed lawsuits allege.

Lawsuits Allege Milk Wasn’t Organic 13.12.2007 Common Dreams: Headlines
SEATTLE - Some of the nation’s largest retailers and grocery chains sold milk labeled “organic” that was not truly organic, recently filed lawsuits allege. The federal complaints focus on the sale of milk from Boulder, Colo.-based Aurora Organic Dairy, which recently agreed to change its practices after the U.S. Department of Agriculture found more than a [...]
Lawsuits Allege Milk Wasn't Organic 13.12.2007 SFGate: Business & Technology
Some of the nation's largest retailers and grocery chains sold milk labeled "organic" that was not truly organic, recently filed lawsuits allege. The federal complaints focus on the sale of milk from Boulder, Colo.-based Aurora Organic Dairy, ...
Classmates Media Parent company scratches IPO 13.12.2007 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Pacific Northwest The parent company of Classmates Media, which runs the popular Classmates.com site, has pulled the plug on the company's...
Lawsuits claim retailers and grocery chains sold 'organic' milk that wasn't really organic 13.12.2007 Star Tribune: Nation
Lawsuits: Costco, others sold 'organic' milk that wasn't organic 13.12.2007 AP Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- Some of the nation's biggest retailers and grocery chains - Costco Wholesale Corp., Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corp., Safeway Inc. and Wild Oats Markets Inc. - sold "organic" milk that wasn't organic, according to recently filed lawsuits....
Apple crop in China falls short of demand 12.12.2007 International Herald Tribune: Business
The crop in China, the world's top apple grower, has fallen short of the increased demand from juice manufacturers, and a cold, wet weather exacerbated the problem.
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Chicago may ban chickens as feathered pets' gain popularity among young professionals 12.12.2007 Star Tribune: Nation
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Chicago may ban chickens as feathered pets' popularity grows 12.12.2007 AP Washington
CHICAGO (AP) -- The same city that put out the welcome mat for bees and fought to protect goose livers is poised to send a different message to residents: We don't want your clucking chickens....
Dot Earth Blog: Dot Earth: Local Produce and Climate Change 11.12.2007 NYT: Home Page
If the only metric is greenhouse-gas emissions, it’s clear that shopping local is not always better, as a recent New York Times article makes clear. But my guess is that most people seeking local produce are not in it to save the climate. This reflects, perhaps, the deeper challenge facing those trying to make global warming the single-topic environmental issue of our time.
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