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Why The Farm Bill Matters; Last Week’s Food Conference with Obama; Hunger Advocates Are Working Hard

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Impacts of The Farm Bill in NYC and Beyond In terms of how it impacts the day to day life of New Yorkers, it includes the one million meals a day which the NYC Office of School Food offers to families. Food safety … Read More

Response to Roll Backs on Healthy School Food; Superfoods Trending Yet Fair Trade Wins; Pruitt Dismisses Twelve Scientists from EPA; Is Eating Salt is Back?

Perdue Moves to Make School Meals Great Again In 2010, Congress passed the bipartisan Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act (part of what some might describe as part of the Obamas’ legacy). The law included ‘new school meal guidelines, supported by the Institute … 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

Organic, Healthy Food In Schools; Compost Makes Energy and Money

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Healthy, Organic Cereals Pave the Way for Good Food in Schools According to the Wall Street Journal, the nation’s childhood-obesity rates have tripled since the 1970s, and legislators are clashing over the effectiveness of recent federal rules mandating healthier fare … Read More

Animal Welfare Awareness Spreads; Food Rescue Success Stories

Advocates Push to Extend Animal Welfare Act of 1966 in Federal Agencies Right now, an important battle is taking place for basic animal welfare protections in federal agencies. That is, we need to ask for more transparency to ensure sufficient steps … Read More

Last Week’s Summit in Chicago; Soil Comes in Second For Climate Change; Organics Without Soil?

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Food Tank’s Summit Inspires Solutions For Foodies Everywhere Many diverse groups of people from both public and private sectors attended the Food Tank conference in Chicago almost two weeks ago. There were three main panel discussions; including transparency in the food system (YES!) … Read More

Good Food Guide is Here; NY Times Article Reinvigorates #NOGMO Movement; Italian Wine Makes You Blush

Our Good Food Organization Guide Now Published Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation have just released the third annual Good Food Org Guide, which features 1,000 nonprofit organizations creating a better food system across the United States. Download the … Read More

iEat Green is Joining the GMO Labeling Rally in Albany; Monsanto Protection Again?; An Interview with Gene Baur, President of The Farm Sanctuary

Hi Everyone, Next Tuesday, I will be joining Food and Water Watch, along with other progressive organizations for a rally in Albany, to help convince our legislators that We Have the Right to Know What is in Our Food! Please … Read More


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