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Lobbyists Win Food Fight In Congress

Shame on Congress. Those of us who still doubted it now have irrevocable proof: this country is a corporate tyranny that only postures as a republic. How else would elected officials obey food industry lobbyists at the expense of school … Continue reading

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Jamie’s Lonely Struggle In L.A.–Not!

Jamie Oliver is at it again. After the successful run, last year, of his “Food Revolution” first season in Huntington, Virginia, the British celebrity chef has taken his Reality TV show to Los Angeles. His goal: to single-handedly introduce nutritious, … Continue reading

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America Promotes Healthy Eating

Kudos to the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) for putting out new dietary recommendations that, seemingly, aren’t likely to sit well with Big Food. “Enjoy your food, but eat less”, “Drink water instead of sugary drinks”, “Key Consumer Message: … Continue reading

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Can Food Heal The World?

If social and dietary crises are deeply intertwined, as UC Davis assistant professor Charlotte Biltekoff asserts, can we jump-start an effective social healing process by making healthy, conscious food choices? Continue reading

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The Food Revolution Goes To Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the next stop on chef Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, the campaign aimed at weaning Americans off processed and junk food. He moved his whole family from London to the City of Angels after the Holidays with a … Continue reading

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San Francisco Food Story

As a San Francisco resident, I’ll get over my scruples today and say it like I see it: the San Francisco Bay Area is one rather good place to look at when wanting to visualize what a sustainable food chain … Continue reading

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