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A few short thoughts on the GMO debate

Once again, GMO labeling laws have been in the news, with the U.S. House of Representatives passing a bill that would ban states (like Vermont) from implementing laws that require products containing GMOs to be labeled as such. 298 more words


An Insane Asylum, on a Dinner Plate? Learnings From the CHAViC 2015 Summer Seminar

Five glorious days musing over fascinating eighteenth and nineteenth-century objects and texts, multiple delectable meals (including one cooked over the hearth at Old Sturbridge Village… 1,792 more words

Food History

priceless conversation with thompson (5 yrs old)

i’ve known thompson for most of his life, at least from before he was vocal. i’ve known his little brother from the inside. we haven’t seen each other in a long, long time, and after a mutual double take tonight, this was our conversation: 47 more words

Like_minded Folks

Part 2: More Clarity on Cholesterol

I strongly suggest you read Part 1 before reading Part 2 – the post for February 2015


In Part 1 we covered how cholesterol travels in the blood, and what the… 1,104 more words

Chronic Disease

Last Few Bits of Miami, NC, (Un)Plugging Back In

On the morning of my last day in Miami, on a walk I’d taken a dozen times while living there, I finally looked down and saw this. 529 more words

Eat Me!

Price setting, Part 1

The past few months have been a whirlwind of journalism conferences and travel. The last stops were Sicily and Istanbul, to places that made me think a lot about food, where it comes from and what we do with it. 582 more words

Food Politics