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Flavor Is the Price of Tomatoes’ Scarlet Hue, Geneticists Say

Flavor Is the Price of Tomatoes’ Scarlet Hue, Geneticists Say | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
A gene mutation that breeders latched onto because it makes a tomato uniformly red also stifles genes that contribute to its taste, researchers say.
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Fake Food and The Slippery Fish

Fake Food and The Slippery Fish | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

A three-part expose of the so-called domestic Kobe beef industry... ~ Once a working-class staple, eels are now considered an endangered species. But... ~ Gorillas are fine with being herbivores. But humans evolved as omnivores. Is diet destiny?...

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LocalHarvest - Why Buy Local

LocalHarvest - Why Buy Local | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

Most produce in the US is picked 4 to 7 days before being placed on supermarket shelves, and is shipped for an average of 1500 miles...

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The Hidden Beauty of Pollination, Nature's Love-Making Mechanism

The Hidden Beauty of Pollination, Nature's Love-Making Mechanism | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Inspired by the vanishing of the honeybees, a stunning montage of high-speed images that reveal the intricate details of pollination.
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:: Food4Lifes Weekly ::

:: Food4Lifes Weekly :: | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Let's share the good! Facts, Info, Stories, ...“Healing in a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.” ~Hyppocrates...
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Edible Education 101: A Complete Course on Modern Food Production

Edible Education 101: A Complete Course on Modern Food Production | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
We've gathered all of the lectures from Michael Pollan's Berkeley class in which the bestseller introduced students to several food A-listers This fall at the University of California, Berkeley, a new course surveys the political, social,...
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Organic Farming and the Rise of 'Green Pesticides'

Organic Farming and the Rise of 'Green Pesticides' | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
The boom in demand for organically grown foods has led to a sharp rise in the relatively small number of organic farms. And for conventional farmers, there's a whole toolbox of approved chemicals waiting to help them transition to organic.
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Neolithic wisdom goes to pot - FT.com

Neolithic wisdom goes to pot - FT.com | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Analysis of more than 100 prehistoric cooking pots has cast doubt on the popular idea that Neolithic northern Europe made an abrupt transition from fishing, hunting and gathering to a more settled farming society.
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Gulf Seafood Unsafe For Pregnant Women and Children-Should You Avoid It, Too?

Gulf Seafood Unsafe For Pregnant Women and Children-Should You Avoid It, Too? | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
After the BP oil spill, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it was safe to continue eating Gulf seafood.
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Bubbles for Beginners: Proseccoland, Champagne, Cider ...

Bubbles for Beginners: Proseccoland, Champagne, Cider ... | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

Proseccoland ~ "From the tiny valley of Conegliano-Valdobbiadene"
The vineyards in Italy that produce the country's preeminent Prosecco are going from DOC to DOCG status ...


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What if the Secret to Success Is Failure?

What if the Secret to Success Is Failure? | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Why our children’s success — and happiness — may depend less on perfect performance than on learning how to deal with failure.
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Greens of the sea - FT.com

Greens of the sea - FT.com | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Perhaps you pick the odd mushroom when you are out walking. Maybe you look for horseradish roots by your local rivers, you go blackberrying in the autumn and you break off from sandcastle building to look for wild mussels in Cornwall.
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Sorry, NY Times: GMOs still won't save the world

Sorry, NY Times: GMOs still won't save the world | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Nina Federoff’s New York Times op-ed talks up the potential of biotech to reduce hunger, increase nutritional quality in foods, and decrease reliance on toxic chemicals. But we know not to believe these promises any longer.
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Tomato chemists crowdsource the best flavours (Wired UK)

Tomato chemists crowdsource the best flavours (Wired UK) | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Horticulturalists from the University of Florida say they have uncovered a secret recipe for great-tasting tomatoes, by crowdsourcing reactions to almost 100 different varieties of the succulent fruit...
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Museum captures the art of fishing

Museum captures the art of fishing | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Museum captures the art of fishing...

FISH have been given the raw prawn when it comes to the history of Australian art, says Stephen Scheding...

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New Video by Food, Inc. Director Underscores Need to Label Genetically Engineered Food

New Video by Food, Inc. Director Underscores Need to Label Genetically Engineered Food | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
"Labels Matter" tells the story of three women who share a belief in the right to know, but for entirely different reasons.
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Organic Tomatoes in January: Sucking Mexico Dry

Organic Tomatoes in January: Sucking Mexico Dry | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
To keep our markets stocked with winter organic tomatoes, large-scale farms in Mexico are depleting local water tables.
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Coalition calls for FDA to halt approval of genetically engineered salmon

Coalition calls for FDA to halt approval of genetically engineered salmon | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Discovery of undisclosed infection of salmon eggs calls into question company claims that GE salmon are safe for the environment
Yesterday afternoon a coalition of 11 food safety, environmental, c...
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Giant cannibal shrimp don't scrimp on scariness

Giant cannibal shrimp don't scrimp on scariness | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the Gulf of Mexico, a new menace, this one striped like a big cat, is preying on aquatic life: The black tiger shrimp.
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10 Recycling Mysteries, Solved! - Earth911.com

10 Recycling Mysteries, Solved! - Earth911.com | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Guide to local resources including recycling centers, how to recycle, pollution prevention and how help protect the environment.
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Cocoa farmers urged to comply with laws on child labour - BusinessGhana

Peace FM OnlineCocoa farmers urged to comply with laws on child labourBusinessGhanaMr.
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Starting Young: FoodCorps Picks Up the Loose Ends in Nutritional Education

Starting Young:  FoodCorps Picks Up the Loose Ends in Nutritional Education | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
By: Dylan Rodgers How are we supposed to know what a well-balanced diet looks like?  Given the recently spilled truth about some ‘organic’ crops, how are we supposed to figure out what’s really healthy and what’s not?
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Infographic: Leaders and Laggards in Famine Relief - Politics - GOOD

Infographic: Leaders and Laggards in Famine Relief - Politics - GOOD | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
As world leaders gather for the U.N. General Assembly, this infographic calls out countries that aren't doing their part to fight famine in Africa.
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The Locavore Movement's Mistake: Deregulating Animal Slaughter

The Locavore Movement's Mistake: Deregulating Animal Slaughter | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

Inexpertly killed animals suffer immensely. Better to keep this ugly process confined to slaughterhouses kept at a "graceful distance."
Over the past ten years the United States has undergone a revolution in the way we eat...

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Cooking for One: What grows on you

Cooking for One: What grows on you | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
It’s hard enough to get a modest vegetable garden going, and even harder to have to shut it down.
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