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Food banks seek low-sugar, low-salt and other healthy donations for holidays | CanadianBusiness.com

Food banks seek low-sugar, low-salt and other healthy donations for holidays | CanadianBusiness.com | Food issues | Scoop.it
MILWAUKEE - The season of giving has started, with schools, churches and businesses kicking off food drives that have become annual holiday traditions...
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More Butter for Your Bread?

More Butter for Your Bread? | Food issues | Scoop.it
A fresh debate on nutritional guidelines leads to the discovery of an old food wheel that listed butter as a recommended food group when the country was in need of bigger soldiers for war...
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InsideToronto Article: Birch syrup is the new taste foodies were waiting for

InsideToronto Article: Birch syrup is the new taste foodies were waiting for | Food issues | Scoop.it
SLICE OF LIFE - Move over maple syrup, there is a new flavour in town.
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Global milk war ramps up as citizens face off with regulators

Global milk war ramps up as citizens face off with regulators | Food issues | Scoop.it
By Rady Ananda

The battle for food freedom intensifies across the planet as citizens assert their right to raw dairy products unadulterated by drugs and genetically modified ingredients – in t...
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Polar Bears Invade Canadian Town As The Result Of Climate Change (VIDEO)

Polar Bears Invade Canadian Town As The Result Of Climate Change (VIDEO) | Food issues | Scoop.it
The potential effect of climate change on polar bears has long been documented, but now it's starting to be seen. The town of Churchill, Manitoba in Canada has recently found itself overrun with the bears, according to Good Morning America.
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Shelters go organic for holiday - USATODAY.com

Shelters go organic for holiday - USATODAY.com | Food issues | Scoop.it
Thanksgiving meals served at some homeless shelters this Thanksgiving will have organic and locally grown foods.
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How to keep a gluten-intolerant guest safe this Thanksgiving

How to keep a gluten-intolerant guest safe this Thanksgiving | Food issues | Scoop.it
Will you have a gluten-free guest this Thanksgiving? Allergy expert Mireille Schwartz explains how to keep them safe.
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A consuming passion

A consuming passion | Food issues | Scoop.it

We are facing disaster unless we rethink everything about the way we produce, distribute and consume food, says food policy professor Tim Lang. Think of a global issue, from peak oil to biodiversity and climate change to obesity, and it can be tracked back to food.

 

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Killer fields - The Times of India

Killer fields - The Times of India | Food issues | Scoop.it


Pulla Kala will never forget October 31. That evening, she watched her husband Pulla Yellaiah look up at the skies and chant a silent prayer.
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Prince Charles takes Maasai name ‘The Helper of Cows’

Prince Charles takes Maasai name ‘The Helper of Cows’ | Food issues | Scoop.it
Tanzania News::TheCitizen is Tanzania's leading Newspaper that offers latest Tanzania News on Elections, Politics, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Jobs.
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Fighting to Sell Junk Food to Kids: Really, Grocery Manufacturers? That's Your Highest Priority?

Fighting to Sell Junk Food to Kids: Really, Grocery Manufacturers? That's Your Highest Priority? | Food issues | Scoop.it
The truth is that the food industry's single biggest priority is preserving its ability to market junk food to young kids. If you don't believe me, ask the Grocery Manufacturers Association.
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Freakonomics Blog: Still Wrong on Local Food

Freakonomics Blog: Still Wrong on Local Food | Food issues | Scoop.it
Once again, blogger Steven Sexton mounts a limp defense of the food status quo.
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Wildlife access critical to children's health

Wildlife access critical to children's health | Food issues | Scoop.it
For the first time, researchers have uncovered a powerful connection between loss of access to wildlife and micronutrient deficiencies in children, according to a recently published study by the University of California-Berkeley, Harvard Center for...
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Linking Local and Global Food Security

Linking Local and Global Food Security | Food issues | Scoop.it
As a cherished American holiday and anchor to the harvest season, Thanksgiving reminds us all that food not only nourishes our bodies, but it also brings people and communities together in the spirit of sharing and helping those less fortunate.
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Does Tomato Paste Count as a Vegetable Serving? | Rodale.com Voices

Does Tomato Paste Count as a Vegetable Serving? | Rodale.com Voices | Food issues | Scoop.it

few days ago, the U.S. Congress proposed pizza and French fries remain school lunch staples, despite standards proposed by the Agriculture Department earlier this year that would have limited the use of potatoes, put restrictions on sodium and boosted whole grains.

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Monsanto Partners With USAID to Push GM Corn in Nepal

Monsanto Partners With USAID to Push GM Corn in Nepal | Food issues | Scoop.it
The southeast Asian country of Nepal is once again having to fight against foreign interests that are trying to take over its agricultural system.
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Eating right keeps farming sector healthy

Eating right keeps farming sector healthy | Food issues | Scoop.it
Canadians’ expanding appetite for healthy, environmentally friendly food is giving agriculture a boost...
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Organic Pastures raw milk sickens 5, prompts recall

Organic Pastures raw milk sickens 5, prompts recall | Food issues | Scoop.it
Christine Chessen cooks with vegetables from her own San Francisco garden, she buys organic meat and unpasteurized eggs, and she makes her own kefir for smoothies. She and her kids also drink raw milk - against the...
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Condensed Cattle Herding Actually Improves Arid Land

Condensed Cattle Herding Actually Improves Arid Land | Food issues | Scoop.it
How intensive cattle farming might be the answer to our climate crisis.
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Traditional cooking in Egypt’s rural areas | Al-Masry Al-Youm: Today's News from Egypt

Traditional cooking in Egypt’s rural areas | Al-Masry Al-Youm: Today's News from Egypt | Food issues | Scoop.it
  Last September, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued an alarming report naming Indoor Air Pollution (IAP) as the leading cause of death worldwide.
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The Garden of Learning: The Shasta College Community Teaching Garden, Redding | anewscafe.com

The Garden of Learning: The Shasta College Community Teaching Garden, Redding | anewscafe.com | Food issues | Scoop.it
I was lucky in having been born the daughter of a dedicated gardener mother (aided always by my father) and the grand daughter of two avid gardening grandfathers. Growing up at 8,000 feet on the front range of Colorado's Rocky Mountains, ...
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The key to life revealed in her 'Lazarus plants' - Times LIVE

The key to life revealed in her 'Lazarus plants' - Times LIVE | Food issues | Scoop.it
South African scientist praised for unlocking secrets to drought-surviving crops, writes Rowan Philp...
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INFOGRAPHIC: The Anatomy of Genetically Modified Turkey

INFOGRAPHIC: The Anatomy of Genetically Modified Turkey | Food issues | Scoop.it
 
With Thanksgiving just a week away many families are planning for that perfect Turkey feast.
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Prep Schools Encourage Students to Learn to Farm

Prep Schools Encourage Students to Learn to Farm | Food issues | Scoop.it
Several private schools with farming heritages have begun reincorporating agriculture into their curriculums.
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