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Will food safety legislation make us safe?

Montana farmer and Senator Jon Tester Small American farmers can breathe a sigh of relief. When they’re not bracing for the worst, that is. This week, the U.S. Senate passed the Food Safety Modernization Act, the much-awaited reform of the … Continue reading

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What’s in an egg?

The recent recall of over half a billion eggs produced by two Iowa factory farms has triggered a much-welcome nationwide conversation about the practices of the egg industry in terms of environmental and animal welfare management. Let’s not kid ourselves: … Continue reading

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Beware of the propagandists

A perplexing headline has been making the rounds on the web for a couple of days : “Media May be Hyping Benefits of Organic Food, Agriculture–News accounts of organic agriculture and organic food are more likely to be positive than … Continue reading

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