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Insurance company: Flowers started Ark. house fire 1.9.2010 Boston Globe: Latest
Insurance company: Flowers started Ark. house fire
Large marijuana farm proposed for idyllic Colo. countryside angers residents 1.9.2010 Star Tribune: Business
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How Stuff Works: Organic food prices 31.8.2010 Seattle Times: Health
A paper entitled, "Organic potatoes: they can be grown, but can they be profitable?" is enlightening.
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The Food Safety Shell Game 31.8.2010 Commondreams.org Views
by Mark Kastel and Will Fantle

What isn't being discussed in Congress, during the ongoing debate on the broken federal food safety system, is the root cause of the most serious pathogenic outbreaks in our food—the elephant (poop) in the room.

The relatively new phenomena of nationwide pathogenic outbreaks, be they from salmonella or E. coli variants, are intimately tied to the fecal contamination of our food supply and the intermingling of millions of unhealthy animals.  It’s one of the best kept secrets in the modern livestock industry. 

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Proposed pot farm on countryside angers residents 31.8.2010 AP National
By IVAN MORENO 2010-08-31T07:23:26Z
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) -- The investor saw potential in the scrubby 67 acres tucked away amid multimillion dollar homes: He would turn the land into a vast pot farm and capitalize on the booming medical marijuana industry....
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Proposed pot farm on countryside angers residents 31.8.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
The investor saw potential in the scrubby 67 acres tucked away amid multimillion dollar homes: He would turn the land into a vast pot farm and capitalize on the booming medical marijuana industry.
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Getting Started: The Chicken-and-Egg Problem 30.8.2010 NY Times: Business
Fran Gunsaulis wants to secure a large contract for Oh Baby Foods, but how can she do that without proving she can fulfill it?

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Chipotle will open its first Conroe restaurant 30.8.2010 Houston Chronicle: Business
Chipotle Mexican Grill is opening its first location in Conroe with an eco-friendly design to match the chain's food-buying practices.


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Competition heats up for specialty-burger restaurants 29.8.2010 azcentral.com | business
Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame-seed bun once was the standard. Today's creation may be an all-natural Niman Ranch beef patty, Maytag and Gruyere cheese, organic arugula, caramelized onion and apple-wood bacon on a handcrafted demi-baguette.
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Judge bans planting of modified sugar beets 28.8.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
Judge bans planting of modified sugar beets
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Colorado beer pairing event set for Sept. 3 28.8.2010 Vail Colorado: Business
VAIL, Colorado - Colorado is known for its outstanding selection of microbrews and Chef Richard Bailey is known for his focus on local, organic foods that deliver a global appeal. On Sept. 3 these two come together for an event in a fun atmosphere of tasting stations on the best deck in Vail. The Fitz Lounge will play host and the cost is $45 per person. "Wine pairings are so much more common but Colorado microbrews offer some terrific complex flavors that are excellent when compared with certain foods," says Chef Richard A. Bailey of Lord Gore Restaurant and The Fitz Lounge, both located at Manor Vail Lodge in Golden Peak in Vail. The event kicks off with Colorado Native Beer paired with lamb chops with roasted pepper-tomato vinaigrette, ...
Opinion: Schools can do more to help kids avoid obesity 27.8.2010 San Jose Mercury News: Opinion
Anthony looked pale and scared, but was brave enough to explain why. "Mr. Caserta," he said before class last fall, "I don't want to die early.
A Month Without Monsanto: What Does it Take to Cut out the GMO Giant? 27.8.2010 AlterNet
Once I started looking, Monsanto was everywhere.
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Two egg brands added to recall list 26.8.2010 CNN: Top Stories
Egg eaters have two new brand names to search for in their refrigerators Thursday because of the nationwide salmonella scare sparked by egg recalls.
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FDA: Recall farms' eggs pasteurized 26.8.2010 CNN: Top Stories
Fresh eggs being produced by farms at the heart of a massive recall are making their way to consumers via facilities that pasteurize the eggs, process them and rid them of any possible salmonella.
Are Free-Range Eggs Safer? 25.8.2010 Newsweek Top Stories
The largest egg recall in U.S. history has consumers scrambling for locally bred and organic alternatives, while Tyson Foods just recalled more than 350,000 pounds of Walmart deli meat. Are factory farming and mass-produced foods really to blame for making America's food supply less safe?
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A Month Without Monsanto 25.8.2010 Commondreams.org Views
by April Dávila

In January of this year, while procrastinating on Facebook, I followed a link to an article reporting on the negative health effects related to consuming Monsanto's genetically modified corn. Clicking on that link was one of those moments on which I look back and laugh. I had no idea how my life was about to change.

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Boulder County weighs switch of egg farm to pot 25.8.2010 Denver Post: News: Local
Boulder County weighs switch of egg farm to pot
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Overload on Es 25.8.2010 BBC: Front Page
'The day I ate as many additives as possible'
Chemicals found in 'organic' products, penalty follows: Govt 25.8.2010 New Kerala: World News
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