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13 Breathtaking Effects of Cutting Back on Meat 22.4.2009 AlterNet
The meat industry contributes to land degradation, climate change, air pollution, water shortage and pollution, and loss of biodiversity.
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Recession makes familiar faces stars of advertising again 22.4.2009 Houston Chronicle: Business
Companies are moving their ad dollars from gourmet or frivolous items to pantry staples and traditionally ho-hum household goods. Hamburger Helper, Kool-Aid drink mix and that golden oldie butter are advertising stars these days.

Recession makes familiar faces stars of advertising again 22.4.2009 Houston Chronicle: Top Headlines
Companies are moving their ad dollars from gourmet or frivolous items to pantry staples and traditionally ho-hum household goods. Hamburger Helper, Kool-Aid drink mix and that golden oldie butter are advertising stars these days.

Frugal times: Hamburger Helper, Kool-Aid in advertising limelight 22.4.2009 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
The frill is gone.
Every job can be green, part three 22.4.2009 Grist Magazine

This is the third and last installment of my chapter, “Green jobs in a sustainable economy,” published recently in the book “Mandate for Change.”  You can read part one and part two, in which I discuss the first six out of eight ways in which to create an environmentally sustainable economy.



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Vilsack: biotech will solve our ag problems 21.4.2009 Grist Magazine

USDA chief Tom Vilsack has been in Italy at the G8 meeting, talking ag policy with reporters. As the global hunger crisis lingers and climate-change and population fears fester, Vilsack is using the opportunity to push agri-biotech as the solution to the globe’s food needs.



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Kellogg to settle FTC charges of false advertising 21.4.2009 LA Times: Business
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Kellogg Co. has agreed to settle federal charges that it falsely advertised the benefits for children of eating Frosted Mini-Wheats, the Federal Trade Commission announced today. A proposed consent agreement would bar Kellogg from making misleading claims for its breakfast and snack foods and from misrepresenting studies, the FTC said.

Federal Trade Commission Stops Kellogg From Claiming Frosted Mini-Wheats 'Improve Kids’ Attentiveness' in School 21.4.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2009 Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) The astonishing claims made by Kellogg that its Frosted Mini-Wheats improved by were laughable on their face and never should have surfaced in an advertising campaign by a major food manufacturer. The by the Federal Trade Commission is a strong sign the fals ...
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High Rise Farms? The New Model for Sustainable Cities 20.4.2009 AlterNet
Pigs on the main floor, mushrooms in the basement, a greenhouse on the top floor -- is this the future of farming?
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OCF Submits Comments on Organic Fraud to the NOSB 20.4.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
OCF Submits Comments on Organic Fraud to the NOSB
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Pare down the pesticides 20.4.2009 Grist Magazine

Be a picky eater. Pare down the pesticides in your diet (without cutting too far into your food budget) by focusing your organic purchases on the “dirty dozen” fruits and veggies that tend to be chem-laden to the core.



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Want To Be Thin? Eat More Fat 20.4.2009 AlterNet
It's come to light that fat, the much maligned macromolecule, doesn't deserve the reputation it's been dealt.
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Class notes: Steamboat native Jordan Ediger an Air Force pilot 19.4.2009 Steamboat Pilot

Steamboat native Jordan Ediger an Air Force pilot

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Money for shuttle service 18.4.2009 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
ACTON Town Meeting has approved spending $24,500 to help pay for a commuter shuttle service that proponents hope would alleviate parking congestion at the South Acton train station. The town recently applied for a $160,000 federal grant through the Boston Metropolitan Planning Organization that would cover the bulk of the cost, said Frannie Osman, chairwoman of the town's Transportation Advisory ...
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Kansas Complicating the Labeling of Dairy products 17.4.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Kansas Complicating the Labeling of Dairy products
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Earth Day reflections on food as an environmental issue 17.4.2009 Grist Magazine

We need to figure out new economic models to make sustainably produced food a viable option for everyone. For food to reach its full potential as a green issue—for our society to feed itself in a way that’s not literally destroying our habitat—that’s our challenge.



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Ghost Ranch goes big 17.4.2009 Steamboat Pilot
Any musician who might be skeptical about sound equipment quality in a completed Ghost Ranch Saloon could refer to venue co-owner Amy Garris’s reaction to the speakers, soundboard and preamp that arrived at the bar early this week: “Toys got here.”
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Eating your veggies doesn’t have to be scary 16.4.2009 Gristmill

Save some moolah (and Ma Earth) by snarfing beans instead of burgers once a week.



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Losing Earth Day in the eco-babble 16.4.2009 Gristmill

Earth Day used to matter, but now it’s lost in the eco-babble.



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Red Meat or Chicken? Why It's Wise to Stay Away from Both 16.4.2009 AlterNet
Cutting out red meat while still eating chicken doesn't address the fact that the industrial model for raising both is very bad for the environment.
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