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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

Watermelon, Mint, and Feta Salad

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Watermelon, Mint, and Feta Salad Ingredients: 1 medium seedless watermelon, cut into 1” cubes 1/3 cup white balsamic vinegar Juice of ½ a lemon 2 Tbs olive oil salt and pepper 1 lb Feta cheese, cut into small cubes ½ … Read More

GE Moths In NY Need Review NOW; Eggs from an Unknown Source; Protect Our Drinking Water

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NOFA-NY Call to Action: USDA’s Environmental Assessment Did Not Complete Comprehensive, Health and Environmental Review Farmington, NY — In December, 2016, the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) released an Environmental Assessment (EA) of Dr. Anthony Shelton’s Cornell … 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

Vitamin D Deficiency & The Scoop On Supplements; Make Passover Seder More Sustainable; Science Improving Fruit Skins

People Popping Vitamin D: the NY Times Has The Scoop On Supplements Do you ever ask yourself if you should be taking vitamins? “Though scientists recognize that there are 13 vitamins that are essential for good health, there is no … Read More

Food Policy Keeps Up; Washington DC Food Tank Summit Inspires; NYC Bodegas Protest; EPA Reports Smudged; Biodiversity Improves Standards

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Civil Eats Describes Food Policy Today “With policy changes taking place at breakneck speed in Washington, there is no certainty with respect to laws that have made the U.S. food system safer, healthier, and more sustainable. The only certainty is that … Read More

December 9: Nutrition Education Network’s Food Waste and Policy Panel

WHO: First, join a panel of policy experts for lively conversation about federal, state, and NYC food waste initiatives: Jennifer Noll Folliard MPH, RDN Director, USDA Legislation and Policy Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Julia McCarthy, JD Policy Analyst Laurie … Read More


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