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The Caucus: In Chicago, Michelle Obama Takes On 'Food Deserts' 26.10.2011 NY Times: Washington
The first lady speaks at a Walgreens on the South Side about her goal of reducing childhood obesity.

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Local, organic foods not always safer 26.10.2011 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Shoppers nervous about foodborne illnesses may turn to foods produced at smaller farms or labeled "local," "organic" or "natural" in the hopes that such products are safer. But a small outbreak of salmonella in organic eggs from Minnesota shows that no food is immune to contamination.
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Opinionator Blog: Food Blooms in the Desert 26.10.2011 International Herald Tribune: Editorials
A sustainable-food sensibility grows in New Mexico.
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Local or organic foods not always safer 26.10.2011 Salt Lake Tribune
the Associated Press Published Oct 25, 2011 05:00PM MDT Washington • Shoppers nervous about foodborne illnesses may turn to foods produced at smaller farms or labeled “local,” “organic” or “natural” in the hopes that such products are safer. But a small outbreak of salmonella in organic eggs from Minnesota shows that no food is immune to contamination. While sales for food produced on smaller operations have exploded, partially fueled by consumer backlash to food produced by larger companies, a new set of food safety challenges has emerged. And small... ...
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Local, organic foods not always safer 26.10.2011 SFGate: Business & Technology
Local, organic foods not always safer
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Local, organic, natural foods not always safer as many small farms are exempt from laws 26.10.2011 Star Tribune: Nation
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Local, organic foods not always safer 26.10.2011 AP National
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Shoppers nervous about foodborne illnesses may turn to foods produced at smaller farms or labeled "local," "organic" or "natural" in the hopes that such products are safer. But a small outbreak of salmonella in organic eggs from Minnesota shows that no food is immune to contamination....
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Local, organic foods not always safer 26.10.2011 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Foods produced at smaller farms or labeled "local," "organic" or "natural" may appear safer to shoppers nervous about foodborne illness. But a small outbreak of salmonella in organic eggs from Minnesota shows that no food is immune to contamination.
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Local, organic foods not always safer (AP) 26.10.2011 Yahoo: US National
AP - Foods produced at smaller farms or labeled "local," "organic" or "natural" may appear safer to shoppers nervous about foodborne illness. But a small outbreak of salmonella in organic eggs from Minnesota shows that no food is immune to contamination.
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The Era of Small and Many 25.10.2011 Orion Magazine Articles
We are living through a giant turning of the tide, away from the brittle and toward the resilient.
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Wanted: Food Lawyers! 25.10.2011 Switchboard, from NRDC
Mark Izeman, Senior Attorney and Director of the New York Urban Program, New York: Today is national food day. But instead of writing about my favorite recipe, I thought instead I would pass along one word of career advice for aspiring lawyers: You guessed it:  food. For years, I’ve told law students –who...
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'Boston Globe' Investigates Mislabeled Fish In Restaurants 25.10.2011 NPR: All Things Considered
A five-month investigation by the Boston Globe shows that restaurants in Massachusetts are routinely mislabeling fish, often substituting cheaper, lower-quality fish for what's promised on the menu. Melissa Block speaks to Boston Globe reporter Jenn Abelson about the story.
Occupy the Food System! 24.10.2011 Commondreams.org Views
Eric Holt-Giménez Tanya Kerssen In the past few weeks, the U.S. Food Movement has made its presence felt in Occupy Wall Street. Voices from food justice organizations across the country are connecting the dots between hunger, diet-related diseases and the unchecked power of Wall Street investors and corporations (See Tom Philppot's excellent article in Mother Jones). read ...
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Curiocity: ‘Farm In The Cities’ Unites Diners, Farmers 24.10.2011 WCCO: Local News
(credit: Solera)The first annual "Farm in the Cities," slated for Sunday at Solera, has been coined as "a fundraising event to spotlight local farmers' foods and the restaurants that serve them." But at its core, it's so much more.
Celebrate the First Annual Food Day by Supporting Local Food; New Bill in Congress Would Help Healthy Farms 24.10.2011 Commondreams.org Newswire

While Americans celebrate the first annual Food Day today, experts at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) point out that current government policies make the wrong foods cheaper. Billions in federal subsidies underwrite the production of corn syrup and other ingredients for unhealthy processed foods, while farmers who grow fruits and vegetables receive little or no support.

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Occupy the Food System! 24.10.2011 Commondreams.org Views
Eric Holt-Giménez Tanya Kerssen In the past few weeks, the U.S. Food Movement has made its presence felt in Occupy Wall Street. Voices from food justice organizations across the country are connecting the dots between hunger, diet-related diseases and the unchecked power of Wall Street investors and corporations (See Tom Philppot's excellent article in Mother Jones). read ...
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Celebrate the First Annual Food Day by Supporting Local Food; New Bill In Congress Would Help Healthy Farms 24.10.2011 Union of Concerned Scientists
One of the most important things Americans can do on Food Day is tell their representatives in Congress to support job-creating local foods initiatives in the Food and Farm Bill.
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Andrew Stout: National Food Day Shines Bright Light on Global Food Challenges 24.10.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
As an American farmer in support of farmers in Africa, I am doing my part to build a strong foundation for healthy, local food around the world. I urge others to join me as well.
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America Celebrates Food Day with More than 2,000 Events in 50 States 24.10.2011 Commondreams.org Newswire

Today a diverse range of organizations, public officials, and Americans from all walks of life are celebrating Food Day—a nationwide grassroots mobilization that encourages Americans to eat healthy, delicious food grown in a sustainable and humane way and to advocate for smarter food policies. Spearheaded by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, Food Day is being observed in all 50 states with more than 2,000 events from coast to coast.

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Farmers Market: Local flavors start at the local farmers market 24.10.2011 Post-Bulletin: Austin News
Recently, I picked up a new cookbook called “Local Flavors, Cooking and Eating from America’s Farmers Markets.” It is a wonderful cookbook full of delicious recipes using in-season products; more than that, it is filled with the history and love
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