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Hello My Name is Microbiome; SNAP Cuts Affecting Americans; Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Hello My Name is MicroBiome: How Bacteria is Life Taking the Time to Get To Know Your Micro-biome can be just as important if not more important to living healthfully as understanding what food you eat day to day, and/or where it … Read More

California’s Win Against Glyphosate; Safer Sunscreen Starts This Summer; SNAP Cuts Could Worsen NY Lives; Arkansas Votes to Ban Weedkiller

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Win Against Glyphosate in California “Glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s widely used herbicide Roundup, was added on July 7th to California’s list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer, according to a Reuters report Tuesday. This news comes after the company’s … Read More

FDA Delays New Food Label Deadline; Tax on Sugary Drinks Continues; Adverse Effects of Cosmetic Products Surface

FDA Announces an Extension of the New Food Label Deadline Without Specified Date  In response to the FDA announcement, Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) issued a statement saying that “The ability of the Trump Administration to repeat its mistakes is … Read More

Campers Who Are Foodies Make Upscale Meals Happen; What You Need to Know About Lead Levels in Baby Food; Impacts of Immigration Raids on Food System

Upscale Food and Gear Bring Campsite Cooking Out of the Wild    “One million more American households have headed into the woods every year since 2014, according to a survey by the research company Nielsen Scarborough, and an estimated 13 … Read More

Pick Your Own Strawberries; Amazon Buys Whole Foods; How to Increase Plant-Based Meals For Americans

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8 Places to Pick Your Strawberries by Edible Long Island It’s peak season for picking strawberries! This transition from Spring to Summer provides a bounty of fresh vegetables and fruits, so find local farmers near you to harvest your own. … Read More

Keep the Soil, Not the Grass; Artists’ Share More Than Fruit; Healthy School Food is Here to Stay; NY Fast-Food Workers Make Political Gains; Nestle Comments to Protect Food Safety

U.S. Pays Farmers Billions To Save The Soil. But It’s Blowing Away – NPR, the Salt In recent years, dust storms have returned, driven mainly by drought. But, according to rural residents and others, farmers are “making the problem worse by … Read More

Democratized Tech App Helps to Cut Food Waste; Not Only Carrots, But Sweet Potatoes Preserve Your Vision Too; Coffee in Crisis; School Lunch Shaming Ends in NY

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New Web-Based App Democratizes Technology for Food Buyers and Suppliers Recently launched, BlueCart is a virtual platform for increasing efficiency in the food supply chain and ultimately, cutting down on food waste. It is an app which allows buyers and … Read More

Reducing Food Waste Continues; Organic Foods You Can Easily Grow; Beacon of Light for Those in Agriculture; Scientists Examine What Went Wrong With Our Tomatoes; Raw Veggies Could Have You Tingling

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Packaging Food With Food Helps to Reduce Waste “A growing number of entrepreneurs and researchers are working to turn foods like mushrooms, kelp, milk and tomato peels into edible — if not always palatable — replacements for plastics, coatings and … Read More


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