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Is grassfed dairy the latest thing?
3yr civileats.com
Grassfed dairy is popular, but is it all that it's cracked up to be? A new standard hopes to legi...
Grassfed dairy is popular, but is it all that it's cracked up to be? A new standard hopes to legitimize (and protect) the label. #foodnews #foodpolicy
  • manfood Let's hope so- look at those happy cows.
Denmark's new grocer sells expired food to the public
3yr npr.org
Shoppers are flocking to a supermarket hawking perfectly edible but unsalable food items at a ste...
Shoppers are flocking to a supermarket hawking perfectly edible but unsalable food items at a steep discount to the general public in Copenhagen. #foodnews #nofoodwaste
What Happens When a Dish Goes Viral
3yr eater.com
Crazy the role social media has on one's career, and the careers of everyone in the supply chain....
Crazy the role social media has on one's career, and the careers of everyone in the supply chain... "As social media turns food into overnight sensations, restaurant operators who hit the jackpot s...
  • DietID_TeamDietitians Yes! I heard about some of these issues at the #farmtocity expo yesterday- flexing up your business to support viral demand is hard especially if you are working with local suppliers and smaller...
  • Gwendolyn How was the expo? Yes- everyone dreams of success but some success can pose a serious problem!
  • DietID_TeamDietitians The expo was great! Lots of challenges to scaling local but lots of smart people working on it
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Time short to protect Africa's food supply from climate change
3yr cnbcafrica.com
Climate change is real and threatening. Scientists found that up to 30 percent of areas growing m...
Climate change is real and threatening. Scientists found that up to 30 percent of areas growing maize and bananas could become unviable by the end of the century. #foodnews
Can Hobbit Tourism Save These Troubled Dairy Farmers?
4yr bloomberg.com
"New Zealand farmer Ian Diprose used to count on the dairy industry for most of his income. Today...
"New Zealand farmer Ian Diprose used to count on the dairy industry for most of his income. Today, he relies on tourism." #foodnews
The Great Big Honey Heist in CA: Bee thieves are a buzz kill to almond growers
4yr cnbc.com
After CCD and another recent virus, bees have come in short supply in CA. "Bee rustlers have pull...
After CCD and another recent virus, bees have come in short supply in CA. "Bee rustlers have pulled off at least half a dozen hive heists in California this year, pinching beekeepers and almond far...
Is food safety testing actually helpful, or is it just a marketing advantage?
3yr foodsafetynews.com
Recent foodborne illness outbreaks have pushed pathogen testing into the headlines, with national...
Recent foodborne illness outbreaks have pushed pathogen testing into the headlines, with national restaurant chains and local eateries touting negative test results as positive news. But negative r...
  • mirasingh I was thinking about this, but I also just thought that at least we know now. I'm sure things haven't gotten tremendously worse. I think tests have just gotten better so we hear more about it.
Cooked: First look at new Michael Pollan Netflix documentary series
4yr ew.com
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Why Farmers Walk Away From Their Farms
3yr civileats.com
Is our system failing our farmers? "Most farmers don't decide to leave their farms lightly—but so...
Is our system failing our farmers? "Most farmers don't decide to leave their farms lightly—but sometimes it's the only economic choice that makes sense." If it doesn't make sense economically to gr...
  • JenniferEmilson This is a result of the commercialization of farming. Profit margins are all that counts. Such a shame. There have been times here in Canada where the govt has paid farmers not to plant in order to...
  • sugardetoxme Prescient statement @JenniferEmilson
  • annefood Wow. So true. Quite astonishing.
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Flint Water Response Perfectly Captures The Difference Between Bernie Sanders And Hillary Clinton
4yr huffingtonpost.com
"Flint's mayor endorsed Clinton on Tuesday." This article is from a month back but I'm curious as...
"Flint's mayor endorsed Clinton on Tuesday." This article is from a month back but I'm curious as to what Flint residents think about the two political candidates responses on the ground. Obviously...
  • DietID_TeamDietitians Ya this is so true... I hope they talk about food policy soon because I feel like the responses may fall into the same camp. I'm not sure what "pragmatic" vs. lofty looks like in terms of food...
  • sugardetoxme @Rachna and from someone in Michigan
  • DietID_TeamDietitians Yep... It's such a disgrace what's happening. Makes me only worry about the stuff we don't know yet
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