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Forum: The Politics of Food September 14th, 2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
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Kroger's Approaches $1 Billion In Organic Sales

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-09-12/krogers-organic-food-sales-are-about-to-hit-1-billion

Organic foods have long carried a price premium along with a certain snob appeal or...
Forum: The Politics of Food September 12th, 2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: EPA Favors industry in Pesticide Safety Evaluations

Makes one wonder just how dangerous are all these pesticides being spread over the land really are. i have a bad feeling they are more toxic than the pesticide free people say they are and the...
Forum: The Politics of Food September 12th, 2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By Ohiorganic
EPA Favors industry in Pesticide Safety Evaluations

(Beyond Pesticides, September 5, 2014) A study published in a scientific journal finds that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) favors the chemical industry when making determinations on...
Forum: The Politics of Food September 12th, 2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Gene Altered Apple tested in WA

I knew about the barley because my DH makes beer.

But who knew that testing was so darned sloppy? :eek::eek:
Forum: The Politics of Food September 11th, 2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Annie’s Sells Out to GMO Giant General Mills.

people thought that about Kashi after Kellogg's bought it and the ingredients went from all Organic to all Natural with no Organic. After people realized they had been dyed and complained for about a...
Forum: The Politics of Food September 10th, 2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Ohiorganic
Gene Altered Apple tested in WA

WASHINGTON -- An inspection of an orchard of experimental, genetically modified apples in central Washington last year turned up a troubling finding – gene-altered trees flowering less than 100 feet...
Forum: The Politics of Food September 10th, 2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 698
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Can supermarkets ever be sustainable?

California might ban plastic shopping bags statewide, they already have many counties that ban them. Most Hawaiian counties also ban plastic shopping bags
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Forum: The Politics of Food September 9th, 2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: organic foods, additives and the poor

FYI-Adis is a German owned chain and in 18 countries, including the US. They also own trader Joe's
Forum: The Politics of Food August 28th, 2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: GW Mat Disrupt Global Food System within a Decade

Some people do call for a boycott of fossil fuels. people who drive electric cars, people who use solar, wind and hydro power.

But of course the vast majority of the people see no problem or do...
Forum: The Politics of Food August 28th, 2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: GW Mat Disrupt Global Food System within a Decade

A lot of this is already happening-big glaciers melting, weather disrupting farming in many regions of the planets including N. America and the Asian Steppes-the two big grain producing regions of...
Forum: The Politics of Food August 28th, 2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Ohiorganic
GW Mat Disrupt Global Food System within a Decade

The world is headed "down a dangerous path" with disruption of the food system possible within a decade as climate change undermines nations' ability to feed themselves, according to a senior World...
Forum: Heirloom Gardening August 27th, 2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Which brand of row covers do you use?

Agri-bond which I get at Nolt's produce supplies. It comes in 15, 19 and 30 weights. I get 800' to 2000' rolls depending on the weight and I use a couple of miles of the stuff a year.
Forum: The Politics of Food August 27th, 2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 723
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Serallini study republished

yes they would, why they already have as it seems 100% of the studies (many peer reviewed) are decried as bad studies and always by the same cast of characters. Most of whom, it seems, never actually...
Forum: The Politics of Food August 27th, 2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 723
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Serallini study republished

I love how people decry peer reviewed when it doesn't support their side of things :rolleyes:
Forum: The Politics of Food August 23rd, 2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,389
Posted By Ohiorganic
Forum: Recipes and Food Preservation August 23rd, 2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,189
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: What are you preserving today?

making tomato juice today with 45 pounds of mixed heirloom maters
Forum: The Politics of Food August 22nd, 2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By Ohiorganic
Removing Antibiotics from Meat Production

http://theplate.nationalgeographic.com/2014/08/22/removing-antibiotics-from-meat-production-the-market-is-leading-the-way/

NARMS has been going since 1996, but the questions that underlie are it...
Forum: The Politics of Food August 22nd, 2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Ohiorganic
Nestle Changes its' Supply Chain

http://www.takepart.com/article/2014/08/21/nestle-tackles-animal-cruelty?cmpid=foodinc-fb

Nestlé, the single largest food maker on the planet, today announced sweeping new requirements aimed at...
Forum: The Politics of Food August 14th, 2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: USDA Clips the Wings of Misleading Marketers

I am glad to see this. I was forced to change the name of my farm from Boulder Belt Organics to Boulder Belt Eco-Farm back in 2003 because the farm was no longer certified Organic. Good to see that...
Forum: The Politics of Food August 14th, 2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Ohiorganic
USDA Clips the Wings of Misleading Marketers

http://www.cornucopia.org/2014/08/usda-clips-wings-misleading-organic-marketers/

CORNUCOPIA, WIS: The USDA, today, announced to industry stakeholders that it would rein-in misleading language on...
Forum: The Politics of Food August 12th, 2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 767
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Maine regulators scuttle woman’s floating restaurant

I have worked in restaurant kitchens for over 20 years and have managed several. The reason why people should be wearing shoes in a kitchen is not due to sanitation but rather safety. most kitchens...
Forum: The Politics of Food July 27th, 2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 689
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Golden Rice

white rice is a big part of the cuisine, not brown or any other color and there is no way to tell if the orange color will be accepted until they are able to grow enough to offer to the people to...
Forum: Heirloom Gardening July 26th, 2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: What One Strawberry Would You Plant?

Albion and seascape are my all time fave strawberries. These are day neutral types
Forum: The Politics of Food July 24th, 2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Losing Battles to Win the War

I find in my meanderings around the web and talking to people at farmers market and who visit my store and are in my CSA that the fear of GMO's transcends party lines. in other words I know as many...
Forum: The Politics of Food July 24th, 2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By Ohiorganic
Re: Losing Battles to Win the War

in the big picture topics of food and farming are rarely discussed. Most people do not have a clue about how food is produced nor what is in it, nor do they care as long as it is cheap and plentiful....
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