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Genetically modified food labels don't sit well in U.S. 10.7.2011 LA Times: Science
An agreement that some consumer activists say opens the door for labeling probably won't have much effect in the U.S. Some scientists say that's a good thing.

Activists rejoiced last week when a hard-fought battle over international standards for labeling genetically modified food came to an end — finally — after decades of debate.


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Commercial airlines get OK to use biofuels 10.7.2011 SFGate: Business & Technology
Commercial airlines get OK to use biofuels
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Zoologists prepare crop-specific organic fertilizer in Uttar Pradesh 10.7.2011 New Kerala: World News
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Tour shows life on the farm in the middle of the city 10.7.2011 Seattle Times: Local
The annual Seattle Tilth chicken coop and urban farm tour on Saturday featured 47 sites, with people showing off how to raise chickens, bees, ducks and livestock.
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Genetically modified food labels don't sit well in U.S. 10.7.2011 LA Times: Health
An agreement that some consumer activists say opens the door for labeling probably won't have much effect in the U.S. Some scientists say that's a good thing.

An agreement that some consumer activists say opens the door for labeling probably won't have much effect in the U.S. Some scientists say that's a good thing.


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The Troubled History Of The Supermarket Tomato 10.7.2011 NPR: All Things Considered
Ever wonder why supermarket tomatoes taste like nothing? Food writer Barry Estabrook's new book traces the troubled history of the modern commercial tomato.
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Houses near Priest Creek part of annual Steamboat tour 9.7.2011 Steamboat Pilot
Priest Creek wasn’t named after a man of the cloth but a pioneer, Chester Priest, who was the first settler on the little creek that pours off the southwest flank of Mount Werner. And the remaining evidence of Chester Priest’s years on Priest Creek will tie together two of the most interesting homes Saturday on the 2011 Strings Kitchen and Garden Tour.
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Probing The Secret Life Of Compost 8.7.2011 NPR: Talk of the Nation
When San Antonio's Malcolm Beck got into the compost business over fifty years ago, many people had never heard of compost, Beck says. Beck began making it for his organic farm and found that his compost more profitable than produce. Science Friday stopped by for a tutorial in the art of composting.
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Kraft goes stealthy, healthy with veggies 7.7.2011 Boston Globe: Business
Kraft goes stealthy, healthy with veggies
A brewing business 7.7.2011 San Jose Mercury News: Business
Some companies are born in brainstorming sessions. Pittsburg-based Jamaica Tea can trace its origin to a pregnant mom.
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Food companies take veggie cue from 'sneaky' trend 7.7.2011 Seattle Times: Health
It looks like Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, and Kraft says it tastes just like the original. But a new ingredient is lurking inside this version of the American family dinner staple - cauliflower.
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Kraft slips cauliflower into mac & cheese, stirs debate 7.7.2011 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Kraft slips cauliflower into mac & cheese, stirs debate
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Food companies take veggie cue from sneaky trend 7.7.2011 Boston Globe: Latest
Food companies take veggie cue from sneaky trend
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Murray greenhouse provides fun, learning for disabled adults 6.7.2011 Salt Lake Tribune
By pamela manson The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jul 6, 2011 07:25AM MDT Murray • As he walks through the lawn at the Murray Greenhouse Foundation, Anson Alder points to planting boxes and patches of ground. “We’ve got lettuce right there,” he said. “Look at the flowers.” Alder takes personal pride in the garden, where he weeds and picks vegetables. He is a participant at the Murray Greenhouse Foundation, which teaches independent living and work skills to adults with developmental disabilities. An 1,800-square-foot greenhouse on the grounds provides a place to learn... ...
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Dance notes: Repertory Dance Theatre’s open house 6.7.2011 Salt Lake Tribune
Published Jul 5, 2011 09:52PM MDT Dance, dance revolution Repertory Dance Theatre will hold a Community School open house on July 9. The program features eight classes, including prime movement, ballet, ballroom, African (with live drumming), Flamenco, Zumba, modern technique and SOMA (Simple Organic Movement for All). When • Saturday, July 9, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Where • Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City Info • $10 all day. For details, visit rdtutah.org. agreenleigh@sltrib.com, calendar@sl... ...
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Sugar House gardens thrive where tennis players once did 6.7.2011 Salt Lake Tribune
By TONY SEMERAD The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jul 5, 2011 07:29PM MDT Its plants and fertile beds may be temporary, but the Sugar House Community Garden could have a lasting effect on how Salt Lake City treats similar projects in the future. Neighbors of Fairmont Park’s tennis courts at 2225 S. 900 East secured city permission in early spring to place a series of raised garden beds and an irrigation system directly on top of the unused courts. Now a vibrant spread of green amid concrete, weedy railroad tracks and busy city streets, the Sugar House gardens add to t... ...
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A Search Is Under Way for Tainted Sprout Seeds 6.7.2011 NYT > World
Authorities said the product linked to a deadly E. coli outbreak in Europe was distributed more widely than previously thought.

Everyday Organic: Spice it up with cayenne pepper 6.7.2011 Salt Lake Tribune
By MaryJane Butters Published Jul 5, 2011 04:38PM MDT If I say the words “cayenne pepper,” do you get fired up with excitement or recoil in fear? Either way, the conversation starts with a bang. Unlike cool cucumber or creamy avocado, the fiery red cayenne pepper is one variety of fruit — yes, fruit — whose name elicits strong reactions, leaving people hot and bothered. But even if you prefer something a bit more mild, stick around. I’ve harvested a bushel of information about cayenne that might just tempt you to fan the flames. As a cure • C... ...
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Food fight 6.7.2011 BBC: World
Europe set for new food labels after hard bargaining
Artist embalms technology with a douse of wax 5.7.2011 Salt Lake Tribune
By glen warchol The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jul 4, 2011 02:09PM MDT Artist Jorge Rojas was first intrigued by wax as a creative medium when he came across a block of beeswax in an art supply store while looking for sculpture materials. “Wax is surprisingly strong, yet very malleable,” Rojas says. “It’s an organic medium, especially if you use beeswax. I’m very interested in sensory materials in art. Wax is sensual, tactile — it makes you want to reach out and touch the art.” In his new exhibit, Waxworks, at Mestizo Gallery, Rojas experiments with the translucent... ...
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