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Santa tickets: ‘Christmas Eve sold out in 10 minutes’ 19.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
Tickets to see Santa are selling out with more than two months still to go to Christmas.
Appetites: Dried bean bonanza 18.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Chef and author Beth Dooley shares her insights into the delights of dried beans and cranberries. She has a few recipes and a guide to bean types to share, too.
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Actress Alicia Silverstone expands collaboration to launch herbal supplements 6.10.2018 LA Times: Health

For years, Alicia Silverstone didn’t believe in vitamins. As a vegan for two decades, the actress and activist has typically adhered to a clean and organic diet replete with nutrient-rich greens, whole grains, lentils, nuts and fruit.

“My midwife suggested I take a prenatal supplement, but I thought...

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In the Race to End Hunger and Mitigate Climate Change, We Must Look to the Soil 6.10.2018
Healthy soils are key to achieving food security and halting the planetary burn of climate change.

The post In the Race to End Hunger and Mitigate Climate Change, We Must Look to the Soil appeared first on Truthout.

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Hershey Takes Customers Seriously, Not Literally 28.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
A food company notices that Americans still like tasty snacks.
Nearly Every Seabird Will Have Plastic in Its Guts Within Decades 25.9.2018
Most plastic is tossed after minutes of use, but its impact on wildlife and the environment can last for centuries.

The post Nearly Every Seabird Will Have Plastic in Its Guts Within Decades appeared first on Truthout.

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Will organic revolution boost farming in India? 24.9.2018 BBC: Business
Sikkim's been declared India's first fully organic state, so will this revolution boost farming?
New vegan milks, yogurts and more: You won't miss the dairy 22.9.2018 LA Times: Health

Those who switch to a plant-based diet may miss the pleasures of dairy beverages -- creamy chocolate milks, fruity drinkable yogurts and even energy-boosting protein shakes that typically contain milk and whey proteins.

But as more people incorporate plant-based foods, brands are coming up with...

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General Mills fiscal 1Q sales fall short 18.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
General Mills Inc. reported mixed first-quarter financial results as costs weighed down profit and a sales increase fell short of expectations.
How to avoid the 'freshman 15'? Better-for-you snacking options 7.9.2018 LA Times: Health

If you’re a parent of a college freshman, you’re likely having legitimate concerns: Is your son or daughter sleeping enough? Studying? Eating right?

After all, the “freshman 15” — a reference to the weight college students sometimes put on their first year — is a real thing, even if it might not...

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Berry Farmers Break Free From Big Agriculture 4.9.2018
These farmworkers created an organic co-op that guarantees fair working conditions while preserving Indigenous culture.

The post Berry Farmers Break Free From Big Agriculture appeared first on Truthout.

Corporate Food Brands Driving the Massive Dead Zone in Gulf of Mexico 28.8.2018
Major US brands are ignoring the enormous environmental destruction caused by their meat suppliers.

The post Corporate Food Brands Driving the Massive Dead Zone in Gulf of Mexico appeared first on Truthout.

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Fad or the future? Robot-made burgers wow crowds in San Francisco 24.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As more culinary robots find their way into commercial food prep, one restaurant in San Francisco called Creator is hoping to strike a balance between high tech and the human touch.
'No-deal' Brexit advice published by UK government 23.8.2018 BBC: Business
Ministers release 25 documents covering medical supplies, financial services and farming.
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Smucker Needs to Fix Peanut Butter and Jelly 21.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Food company Smucker has made smart moves to adjust its portfolio, but without boosting its core brands the stock will keep struggling.
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Model farmer in all ways 20.8.2018 The Navhind Times
Margao based, Laban D’Souza’s passion for cultivation made him turn to farming post-retirement where he is the winner of several state awards for agriculture, reports Abdulla Khan The coconut trees on the fringes of the property sway in the cool wind in between green paddy fields of Kirbhat-Nuvem. The silence is broken by the noisy ...
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Respect going both ways: Film brings large-, small-scale farmers together 17.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Farmers gathered in Minneapolis Thursday evening to screen a documentary about large-scale and small-scale farming coming together.
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Kroger to Sell Groceries on Alibaba Site in China 15.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Kroger will sell its products in China on an e-commerce site owned by Alibaba Group, the grocer’s first foray into foreign sales amid a broader push into online retail.
Drying fruit and veg 14.8.2018 BBC: Business
Has a 23-year-old engineering student come up with an invention that could tackle food waste problems?
The Organic Industry Is Lying to You 6.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Normally a strict regulator, the FDA gives advertisers a complete pass.
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