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July 31, 2009

A Critical Look at the Latest Organic Headlines

Organic proponents weigh in on the recent media coverage discussion on the nutritional value of organic vs conventional food.

July 17, 2009

The Meat of the Matter

Despite increased demand for meat raised the old fashioned way, small-scale ranchers are limited by lack of access to slaughter and processing services in California. A new Food and Water Watch report presents feasible ways to fix the bottleneck.

February 27, 2009

All the News that's Fit to Eat

Kathleen Merrigan, one of the “Sustainable Dozen,” is appointed Deputy Secretary at the USDA. First Lady Michelle Obama touts the benefits of a community garden. Alice Waters calls for a School Lunch Retrofit.

October 31, 2008

Market Egg Producers Weigh in on Prop 2

Egg producers ring in on Prop 2, an animal welfare ballot initiative that which requires that chickens raised for eggs to be given enough space to “turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs,” among other things.

July 11, 2008

Food Policy Update

Paula Jones, Director of Food Systems for the San Francisco Department of Public Health, tells you what you should know about food policy.

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