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Artifact Spotlight: March 1866 Nominal Roll

QOR museum volunteer Alex Meyers recently graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Master’s degree in Public History.  He has worked on the City of Toronto’s “Great War Attic” project, researched historical plaques for Heritage Toronto, served as a Curatorial Assistant at London’s Fanshaw Pioneer Village, and a Historical Interpreter at Toronto’s Pioneer Village. 1,170 more words


US repeals meat labeling law after trade rulings against it

WASHINGTON (AP) – It’s now harder to find out where your beef or pork was born, raised and slaughtered.

After more than a decade of wrangling, Congress repealed a labeling law last month that required retailers to include the animal’s country of origin on packages of red meat. 566 more words


"Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food"

“Know your farmer, know your food” is something we say a lot around here. Given the amount of deceptive/vague labeling on store bought food, we believe knowing exactly where your food comes from is the best way to ensure natural, healthy food for your family. 461 more words


WTO Ruling Forces the Repeal of Popular U.S. Law

‘Twas the night before Christmas in 2002 when I received notice the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) had confirmed America’s first case of Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). 738 more words

Is this really a bargain?

New Zealanders love a bargain and a current special on one of the ‘limited day deal’ sites lists “100% Natural” dog treats, 184 of them in total, for $19.99. 146 more words


Twin Engine Coffee — Interview

When Twin Engine Coffee founders Andrea Woolverton and Colin Ganley moved to Nicaragua, they were shocked that, in a country known for growing coffee, they couldn’t find a decent cup  76 more words

Legacy Talk Radio

Why I Hate being an Immigrant (sometimes) ...

In your Country of Adoption:

Adopted Country’s Passer-by: “Where are you from?”

Immigrant’s Answer: *sigh – “Country of Origin”.

In your Country of Origin: 87 more words

Venting & Other "bleh" Scribbles