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Late harvest adds to wine makers’ woes

Late harvest adds to wine makers’ woes | Food issues | Scoop.it
Producers are beset by rising costs, strict regulations and a pessimistic study of the industry...
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Safety of wild fish stocks questioned if GE salmon eggs hatchery gets OK

Safety of wild fish stocks questioned if GE salmon eggs hatchery gets OK | Food issues | Scoop.it
Environment Canada isn’t sure it can fully protect wild fish stocks if it approves the commercialization of a hatchery of genetically engineered salmon eggs.
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Jamie Oliver: I've met Desmond Tutu and Bob Geldof... but no one has inspired me more than 'Chef'

Jamie Oliver: I've met Desmond Tutu and Bob Geldof... but no one has inspired me more than 'Chef' | Food issues | Scoop.it
TV cooking legend on why he dedicated his new book to Jamaican immigrant called Chef...
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Expert sheds light on correlations between hunger & obesity

Expert sheds light on correlations between hunger & obesity | Food issues | Scoop.it
There is a strong relationship between the prevalence of hunger and obesity within a society. A correlation between over-weight status and food insecu ...
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Why the insurance industry won't save us from climate change

Why the insurance industry won't save us from climate change | Food issues | Scoop.it
Could pricey premiums deter people from living in high-risk areas and prompt action on climate change? The evidence so far suggests not.
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Planning reforms will threaten Britain's ability to grow food - Telegraph

Planning reforms will threaten Britain's ability to grow food  - Telegraph | Food issues | Scoop.it
The Coalition's controversial planning reforms have come under renewed attack ahead of the closing day of the consultation on the new guidelines.
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Have Returning Students Seen a Real Change in School Lunches?

Have Returning Students Seen a Real Change in School Lunches? | Food issues | Scoop.it
Photo: USDA School nutrition changes, which are part of the newly enacted Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, bolster school nutrition programs by providing more meals to food insecure kids and by making those meals healthier and more nutrient dense.
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'Speculation on basic foodstuffs is catastrophic' | Environment & Development | Deutsche Welle | 16.10.2011

'Speculation on basic foodstuffs is catastrophic' | Environment & Development | Deutsche Welle | 16.10.2011 | Food issues | Scoop.it
To mark World Food Day on 16 October 2011, DW-World presents an exclusive interview held earlier this month with Jean Ziegler, the former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, about the causes of world hunger.
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Obama’s Organic Game

Obama’s Organic Game | Food issues | Scoop.it
Leaders from the organics industry and the genetically-modified-foods lobby are tangling in Washington.
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Eating Healthy: Whose Choice Should It Be? : NPR

Eating Healthy: Whose Choice Should It Be? : NPR | Food issues | Scoop.it
Restaurants are introducing calorie counts on menus and smaller portions to help consumers make healthier choices. But some consumers think that limits choice, and nutrition experts say we need to change the culture, not the menu.
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Heat on immigrants makes harvest tough

Heat on immigrants makes harvest tough | Food issues | Scoop.it
While much of the talk on Capitol Hill is tough, with opponents of illegal immigration vowing to seal the borders, Gov.
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The Food Movement Must Occupy Wall Street

The Food Movement Must Occupy Wall Street | Food issues | Scoop.it
If you eat any processed or packaged food, or anything from a typical restaurant or café, you can guarantee that Monsanto or Cargill played a role in those foods somewhere along the line.
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Avoiding GMOs when eating out

Avoiding GMOs when eating out | Food issues | Scoop.it
A couple of years ago, I was delighted to sit down to a meal with many like-minded friends at a lovely restaurant.
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It's National Pasta Day - 25 delicious pasta recipes

It's National Pasta Day - 25 delicious pasta recipes | Food issues | Scoop.it
October 17th is National Pasta Day! In fact, October is all about pasta.  World Pasta Day is right around the corner and October is also National Pas...
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Tenn. program for healthy food sees mixed results

Healthy food effort has been mixed bag for Nashville corner stores.
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New Statesman - Tell people to eat less? Yes, that’ll sort out obesity

New Statesman - Tell people to eat less? Yes, that’ll sort out obesity | Food issues | Scoop.it
Our eclectic mix of politics, culture, humour plus religion, current affairs, the environment and much more on the New Statesman’s Blog pages...
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Obesity harms teenage girls more than boys

Obesity harms teenage girls more than boys | Food issues | Scoop.it
According to researchers from the University of California obese girls are nine times more likely to develop the condition, known as the 'silent killer', compared to their peers.
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Delicious Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

Delicious Oven-Roasted Tomatoes | Food issues | Scoop.it
When I saw these pop up on Food In Jars' FB page a couple weeks ago, I knew that I would be making them. They are the most delicious thangs - sweet, chewy, and intensely tomato-ey.
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Horn of Africa famine sign of system failure | Green Left Weekly

Horn of Africa famine sign of system failure | Green Left Weekly | Food issues | Scoop.it

In 2008, the average Australian was responsible for 269 times the emissions of the average Eritrean. This figure does not account for the even greater disparities in historical emissions.

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Food — Not for Everyone

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Today is Blog Action Day, and the topic this year is Food.
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Farm groups turning to Web to burnish image | Technology | Reuters

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - October is a busy month for Kansas farmer Darin Grimm.
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Kenya’s decision to import GMOs sends region into panic  - News |theeastafrican.co.ke

Kenya’s decision to import GMOs sends region into panic  - News |theeastafrican.co.ke | Food issues | Scoop.it
Some of EAC’s pharmaceutical products are manufactured from GMOs...
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Breastfeeding reduces the risk of allergies, study suggests

Today, about one in four European children suffer from allergy, which makes this disease the non-infectious epidemic of the 21st century.
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Living on Earth: Have Kitchen Scraps Will Travel

Living on Earth: Have Kitchen Scraps Will Travel | Food issues | Scoop.it
A new business is helping city residents in the Greater Boston area turn their food waste into brown gold. Living on Earth’s Jessica Ilyse Kurn profiles the owner of the kitchen scrap pickup service, Bootstrap Compost.
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Ontario man sets world record for world’s biggest squash

Ontario man sets world record for world’s biggest squash | Food issues | Scoop.it
St. Thomas's Joel Jarvis has the bragging rights to a world record holding heavyweight squash.
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