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In The News: Students Push for Halal and Kosher Food at NYC Public Schools; Organic Milk Has A Longer Shelf-Life; Fall Planting

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 Students Push for Halal and Kosher Food at NYC Public Schools Senior leaders and students from Khan’s Tutorial, a NYC-based tutoring group which aims to educate individuals and groups at affordable prices, rallied together in front of City Hall to tell lawmakers what impact food has … Read More

AgTech Week in New York City; Kellogg Co. Recalls Eggo Waffles; 13th Annual Dumpling Festival To Benefit Food Bank For New York City;

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AgTech Week in New York City ‘If You Can Grow It Here Then You Can Grow It Anywhere’ is the tagline for this year’s New York City Agriculture and Technology week, hosted by sponsors across the city. Through a dynamic … Read More

In the News: Slow Food “Give What You Can Day”; May All Americans Eat Good Food; Greenmarket Food Hub Reaches the Bronx; Technology That Tracks Seafood

Slow Food, “Give What You Can,” is September 15th This Thursday, September 15th, is “Give What You Can Day” and, for this day only, you can become a member for one year with Slow Food USA for less (or more!) … Read More

In the News: FDA Bans Chemicals in Soap; G20 Summit Reports Bad Behavior; Beijing Officiate Better Poultry Standard

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FDA Bans Chemicals in Soap Triclosan, mostly used in liquid soap, and triclocarban, in bar soaps, are the most common of the 16 chemicals that the FDA most recently banned. However, the ruling applies only to consumer products, not antibacterial soaps used in … Read More

In the News: Truth Behind Chocolate; First U.S. Off-Shore Wind Farm in Rhode Island; Spectra’s Days Are Numbered

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Truth Behind Chocolate In the past several years, the buzz behind chocolate and it’s potential health benefits has been circulating throughout various lifestyle magazines and science-based publications. It might even be the sweet excuse we needed to consume more dark … Read More

In the News: National Food Brands Seek Innovation from Small Food Companies; Jean-Georges Vongerichten Opens ‘Vegetable Restaurant’; Gastrodiplomacy and Culinary Traditions

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National Food Brands Seek Innovation from Small Food Companies There is no doubt that the consumer trend to support local food producers and community-based retailers has been growing rapidly, especially since informed consumers are seeking healthy, fresh food that is … Read More

In the News: FDA Authority over Cosmetics; Chefs at the Olympics Feed the Hungry; Farm School NYC Offers New Urban Agriculture Program

FDA Authority over Cosmetics A shocking story of one hair care product, which the creator and celebrity-hairstylist pitched as ‘gentle’ then sold into the millions, has caused serious and caustic effects to consumers including itching, rashes, and even hair loss! … Read More

In The News: Too Good to Go; Six Common Food Additives Banned Abroad; The Injustice of Food Stamps; Homes with a Harvest

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Too Good to Go A young group of entrepreneurs in the UK launched their digital app, Too Good to Go, this year to help cut down on the estimated 600,000 tonnes of food that is thrown away by restaurants every … Read More


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