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The premiere of "In Defense of Food"

Last night, on November 30th, I got the chance to attend a screening of “In Defense of Food,” an upcoming film based on Michael Pollan’s book of the same name. 999 more words


Food Policy Action releases 2015 Congressional scorecard | Food Politics

I went yesterday to the press conference for the release of the Food Policy Action 2015 Scorecard.

This was outdoors at Campos Community Garden in Manhattan’s East Village, attended by classes of schoolkids.   274 more words

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FDA approves genetically modified salmon, and it won’t be labeled

The FDA has just approved AquAdvantage’s genetically engineered (GMO) Atlantic salmon.  The salmon will not have to be labeled as GMO.

The FDA has spent at least four years coming to this decision.   481 more words

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A Delicious Ethiopian Meal at Mazi Mas in London

I felt so fortunate to have the opportunity to eat with my daughter at Mazi Mas in London– to taste delicious Ethiopian home-cooking and to support a project that is all about extending lovingness and help to newcomers in our communities.   441 more words

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FDA Approves GMO Salmon

GMO salmon was just approved  for human consumption by the FDA as reported by the Center For Food Safety.  This is yet another breach of trust of the American people that the FDA has to offer. 313 more words


When Big Food buys your favorite organic yogurt brand, who wins?

Whole Foods is straight-up delicious, no question. But I rarely shop there, partly because it’s expensive (a 4.2 oz. jar of raw Manuka honey from New Zealand costs $31.99), and partly because it makes me feel guilty. 723 more words