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In the News… Thursday, September 27, 2007

† Slow Food Nation fundraising dinner: Thanks to all who were able to attend last Sunday’s fundraising dinner for Slow Food Nation at Campanile, and special thanks to Mark Peel, Jay Perrin, Caroline Allain, and […] Read More >>>

In the News… Wednesday, September 19, 2007

† “Lunch with Alice Waters, Food Revolutionary”: Today’s New York Times includes several pieces related to Alice Waters and the spirit of “good, clean, and fair” in food choices: Read the profile by Kim Severson, […] Read More >>>

Food for Thought: What We’re Reading

In the back-to-school spirit we thought we’d share some of the food- (and Slow Food-) related reading that’s recently caught our attention: Gastronomica: Published quarterly by the University of California Press, Gastronomica is a beautifully […] Read More >>>

In the News… Wednesday, August 29, 2007

† “Organic Almond Supporters Roast Pasteurization Plan”: George Raine writes in the San Francisco Chronicle about the imminent rule requiring pasteurization of almonds. The Department of Agriculture is moving to implement the rule; organic and […] Read More >>>

In the News… Tuesday, August 21, 2007

SlowFoodLA.com has taken a bit of a break from the news these last few weeks, but we’re back, energized, and ready to share more items of interest with our friends and members: † The U.S. […] Read More >>>

Alice Waters on the Importance of the Farm Bill

Alice Waters contributed her thoughts the subject of the Farm Bill in Sunday’s Sacramento Bee: “Farm Bill Should Focus on Healthful Foods“: The farm bill emerged originally to support farmers during the Great Depression. But […] Read More >>>

In the News… Friday, July 13, 2007

† The Two Americas of Food?: Are there two Americas for food, one for the well-off and well-located, and the another for the rest (i.e., the most)? This is the question posted by Anna Lappé […] Read More >>>

In the News… Friday, June 29, 2007

† EWG Farm Bill Petition: The Environmental Working Group is collecting signatures online and has asked that Slow Food Los Angeles and other organizations concerned with the Farm Bill debate spread the word to our […] Read More >>>

In the News… Monday, June 25, 2007

† Fighting to Protect Chocolate: Today’s New York Timesfeatured an op-ed piece by Mort Rosenblum, author of Chocolate: A Bittersweet Saga of Dark and Light, regarding the proposal to change what constitutes “chocolate”: In America, […] Read More >>>

In the News… Tuesday, June 12, 2007

† Standards for “Organic” Foods: The Los Angeles Times reported this weekend that changes in the stardards under which a food product can be labeled “organic” are moving through the USDA: A deadline of midnight […] Read More >>>

In the News…Monday, June 4, 2007

† Is the honeybee problem greater than we thought? Salon.com convened a roundtable of honeybee experts to talk about what we know, what we don’t know, and what amounts to urban myth in the matter […] Read More >>>

In the News…Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Items that may be of interest to Slow Food members and friends: † Farm Bill News: Representative Collin Peterson of the House Agriculture Committee has announced that markups on at least three of the titles […] Read More >>>