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By Ang Jordan | Published: February 5, 2012
Momentum is building around an internet protest of a two year old Obama administration appointment. In 2009, Michael Taylor, former vice president for Monsanto, was appointed senior advisor for the FDA. In that position, he oversees food labeling, food safety, and the planning of new food safety legislation. No doubt one reason why protesters are [...]
By Ang Jordan | Published: May 26, 2010
The advent of summer vegetables brings an abundance of cheap cucumbers at the farmers market – 3 for $1 – and $2 will buy you enough to make about two quarts of pickles. Experienced canners may find the the humble pickled cucumber old hat, but I always have an appetite for the cold, crisp refrigerated [...]
By Ang Jordan | Published: May 24, 2010
Consumers of local meat, take note. Newly proposed regulations for slaughterhouses, intended to address the contamination at industrial-scale processing plants, could effectively put small processors out of business. Read more at the Chews Wise blog in a post from Joe Cloud, partner in T&E Meats, a small-scale locally focused slaughterhouse in Harrisonburg, VA. The USDA [...]