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The Importance of Honey Bees: An Interview with Southwest Honey Co.

The Importance of Honey Bees: An Interview with Southwest Honey Co. | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
At some point during the past few years, you’ve probably heard about the honey bee crisis. Maybe you saw a national campaign to save the bees, or read a
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The Fading Meaning of ‘GMO'

The Fading Meaning of ‘GMO' | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
The National Academy of Sciences is urging people to focus less on the process and more on the product.
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Zero-waste bloggers: the millennials who can fit a year's worth of trash in a jar

Zero-waste bloggers: the millennials who can fit a year's worth of trash in a jar | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
These bloggers treasure taking a sleek, modern approach to reducing waste in their efforts to save the planet – but they face their fair share of criticism, too
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Former Pro-GMO Scientist Speaks Out On The Real Dangers of Genetically Engineered Food

Former Pro-GMO Scientist Speaks Out On The Real Dangers of Genetically Engineered Food | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Former Pro-GMO Scientist Speaks Out On The Real Dangers of Genetically Engineered Food
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Compostable Clothing: Is It Possible? - EcoSalon

Compostable Clothing: Is It Possible? - EcoSalon | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
There is a lot to understand about different fibers, how fast they can break down and possible complications when it comes to compostable clothing.
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Food forever? Or fracking for export? Tough choice!

Food forever? Or fracking for export? Tough choice! | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
If it goes ahead, the dam will impact almost 32,000 acres of BC farmland, flooding half and leaving the rest within “stability lines” that limit farm operations by Wendy Holm, reposted from Ontario...

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Unusual renewables: bacon-powered motorbikes and cars run on chocolate

Unusual renewables: bacon-powered motorbikes and cars run on chocolate | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
From batteries powered by sweat to a 3D printed wind turbine - some wacky and wonderful innovations in renewable energy
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What You Need To Know Before You Reuse That Plastic Water Bottle

What You Need To Know Before You Reuse That Plastic Water Bottle | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

"The question: If it's just filled with water, what's so bad about not washing my water bottle?"

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Revealed: the dirty secret of the UK’s poultry industry

Revealed: the dirty secret of the UK’s poultry industry | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Two-thirds of fresh retail chicken in the UK is contaminated with campylobacter, a nasty bug that affects about 280,000 people a year. We investigate why
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Want to Know If Your Food Is Genetically Modified?

Want to Know If Your Food Is Genetically Modified? | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

In more than 30 years in politics, Bobby Starr had never seen anything like it. The Vermont state senator, a Democrat, represents a remote, rural district on the Canadian border...

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Buffalo worm cupcakes: how insects can feed the world – in pictures

Buffalo worm cupcakes: how insects can feed the world – in pictures | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Arnold van Huis believes he's solved the 21st century's food problems. Take a look at his tasty recipes to end hunger – by eating creepy crawlies
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France Bans Monsanto GM Maize ahead of Sowing Season

France Bans Monsanto GM Maize ahead of Sowing Season | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
France’s agriculture ministry on Saturday banned the sale, use and cultivation of Monsanto’s MON 810 genetically modified maize, the only variety currently authorised in the European Union.
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How fresh can oysters get?

How fresh can oysters get? | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
In a few years you might be eating seafood straight from Copenhagen’s harbour. We hear from the team behind the plan
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Despite concerns, local beekeeper continues to produce quality honey - MinotDailyNews.com | News, sports, business, jobs - Minot Daily News

Despite concerns, local beekeeper continues to produce quality honey - MinotDailyNews.com | News, sports, business, jobs - Minot Daily News | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
As the owners of Five Star Honey Farms in Minot, the Nissens have turned their apiary into a hub for honey production.
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The Environmental Cost Of Growing Food

The Environmental Cost Of Growing Food | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Economists are working on ways to put a price on the environmental damage of growing food. Take sugar: Half of what we eat comes from beets, half from cane. Each has an impact, in very different ways.
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We Keep Giving Accidental Sex Changes to Fish

We Keep Giving Accidental Sex Changes to Fish | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
It's not just birth control-tainted urine that's forcing fish to suddenly swap sexes. A recent study has found that a common livestock steroid is doing it, too.
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Terri Kash's curator insight, May 27, 2015 2:50 PM

They need to stop giving animals "fat meds" -- I get the reasoning for the corporate farms financials, but seriously, when will everyone understand they are not producing healthy food.

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The hidden costs of hamburgers | The Center for Investigative Reporting

The hidden costs of hamburgers | The Center for Investigative Reporting | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Americans love hamburgers. They're filling, tasty and cheap. But what we pay at the counter is only part of the story.
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Small vs. large: Which size farm is better for the planet?

Small vs. large: Which size farm is better for the planet? | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Unearthed: Maybe the little guys can learn from big, and vice versa, and maybe we need both.
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Opponents of GM labelling triple lobbying spending in 2014

Opponents of GM labelling triple lobbying spending in 2014 | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Coca-Cola, Monsanto and other opponents of mandatory labels on genetically modified food have so far spent $27m in 2014
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Dumpster dining: Environmentalist raises awareness about food waste

Dumpster dining: Environmentalist raises awareness about food waste | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Rob Greenfield takes the edible food he finds in each city, then displays it in one spot to show how much of it there is. Metro Detroit is his latest stop on a two month campaign.

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The new low-carbon diet: eat well without gobbling up resources!

The new low-carbon diet: eat well without gobbling up resources! | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Recipes from all over the world that highlight the difficulties - and the pleasures - of eating sustainably
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7 Days of Garbage by Gregg Segal

7 Days of Garbage by Gregg Segal | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
“7 Days of Garbage” is creative project by Gregg Segal, talented photographer based in California, USA. He studied photography and film at California Institute of the Arts.
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Entomo website design promotes insects as food

Entomo website design promotes insects as food | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
A Dublin-based graphic designer has developed a digital resource encouraging people to eat insects.
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Sorting Out the Risks of Fish

Sorting Out the Risks of Fish | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
While advocacy groups are demanding more information on mercury content, some health experts worry that consumers will be scared away from beneficial seafood.
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GM Maize 1507 Safety Scandal Erupts ahead of EU Vote

GM Maize 1507 Safety Scandal Erupts ahead of EU Vote | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Ahead of an important EU vote regarding the possible authorisation of GM Maize 1507 on February 11, meta-analysis has shown the data is insufficient to make a decision on the safety of the plants. Te...
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