User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
Category: Food Consumption :: Marketing
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Our Appetite for Animals Is Taking Us Toward Apocalypse 16.5.2009 AlterNet
Cutting your meat-eating habits is one of the most impactful ways you can prevent drastic changes to our climate.
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Our Appetite for Animals Is Taking Us Toward Apolcalypse 16.5.2009 AlterNet
Cutting your meat-eating habits is one of the most impactful ways you can prevent drastic changes to our climate.
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Menu labeling bill introduced by U.S. lawmakers 16.5.2009 LA Times: Business
The Menu Education and Labeling Act would require fast-food and other chain restaurants to post calories on menu boards and food display tags. Two federal lawmakers have introduced legislation to require fast-food and other chain restaurants to post calories on menu boards and food display tags. The chains also would have to put information about calories, fats, carbohydrates and salt on printed ...
Pollan takes Manhattan 16.5.2009 Grist Magazine

With his bestselling book In Defense of Food debuting in paperback, Michael Pollan spent Thursday on the TV/radio circuit in Manhattan.



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Michael Pollan: "Don't Buy Any Food You've Ever Seen Advertised" 15.5.2009 AlterNet
"The real food is not being advertised. And that's really all you need to know."
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Big Food’s ‘local’ push: what’s it really about? 14.5.2009 Gristmill

What were those wacky marketers over at Lay’s really trying to say when they declared their chips “local”? Most likely, something about recent food-safety scares.



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Against the grain of industrial agriculture, truly local bread stages a comeback 14.5.2009 Gristmill

Most bread sold in the United States, whether on the supermarket shelf or from small artisanal bakeries, relies on pre-fab flour from a few varieties of wheat grown on large Midwestern fields. But a new wave of bakers is seeking out old grain varieties and grinding their own. April McGreger spells out why that’s good for our taste buds and the food system alike—and delivers a delicous recipe for quick bread from heirloom grain flour.



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The Ugly Truth Behind Organic Food 14.5.2009 AlterNet
The organic labeling standards do nothing to denote how farms treat their workers. Is your organic food a humanitarian nightmare?
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The Ugly Truth Behind Organic Food 14.5.2009 AlterNet
The organic labeling standards do nothing to denote how farms treat their workers. Is your organic food a humanitarian nightmare?
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Lay’s: the locavore’s junk food? 14.5.2009 Gristmill

You can come out of the closet about your chip habit—turns out, Lays is local!



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Anti-Mexican Media Hysteria Makes Life More Dangerous for Latinos in the U.S. 13.5.2009 AlterNet.org: Media and Technology
Mexicans have recently been the prime target of the most rancid typecasting in the media -- can more racist violence be far ...
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Monsanto targets NPR to spread false biotech messages 13.5.2009 Gristmill

Monsanto has been on a charm offensive, touting its green cred in NPR and other high-profile outlets. What gives?



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Seattle chef Maria Hines wins James Beard Award for her organic creations 13.5.2009 Gristmill

Seattle chef Maria Hines has cooked up an award-winning recipe for success: serve sustainable, organic foods from your local area in a welcoming atmosphere with a neighborhoody feel.



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Would You Call 60,000 Cows Fenced Together on a Dirt Patch a "Farm?" 13.5.2009 AlterNet
Between 2002 and 2007, the United States lost 43,603 real farms -- we can't let agribusiness control our food supply.
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Food stamp use increasing in Northwest Colorado 13.5.2009 Steamboat Pilot

According to a set of reports from the Colorado Benefits Management System, the state’s computer records, Moffat County’s food stamp requests and dollar allocations have increased rapidly in the past year.

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Drought, fish, and our fruit-and-veg problem 12.5.2009 Gristmill

In the United States, when people say “eat your veggies,” they are essentially urging you to take a bite out of California—or, more to the point, take a a big swig of its increasingly scarce water supply.



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Action Alert: Secretary Vilsack: Support Organics, Not Genetic Engineering 12.5.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Action Alert: Secretary Vilsack: Support Organics, Not Genetic Engineering
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Could Food Shortages Bring Down Civilization? 12.5.2009 AlterNet
Finally someone is listening to Lester Brown and his warnings of a collapse in our food supplies, as a new article reveals in Scientific American.
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Agriculture Is One of the Most Polluting and Dangerous Industries 12.5.2009 AlterNet
Industrial ag supplies most of our food, yet its lack of regulation may be more of a threat than Wall Street's.
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Close friend of Big Meat may be put in charge of food safety 11.5.2009 Gristmill

USDA chief Tom Vilsack is once again on the verge of stepping in it regarding his pick for food safety czar, i.e. the head of the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.



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