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Walmart Announces Plan to Help Americans Eat Better -- Are We Doomed or Saved?
Posted on: Jan 28, 2011, Source: EcoSalon
Before you jump off to Walmart bashing, let's give this a little thought.
Love Eating Chicken? Here's Some Essentials to Know First
Posted on: Jan 14, 2011, Source: EcoSalon
Mass marketed chicken is one of the most environmentally disgusting and inhumane things we can eat. But there are alternatives.
Truth Behind the Labels: How Meat Eaters Can Find Out if Their Dinner Was Really Humanely Raised
Posted on: Jan 7, 2011, Source: EcoSalon
So what does humane treatment of animals actually look like? Who defines it? And most important, if you're a meat eater, what is your personal line?
Healthiest, Best Vegetable Oils: What to Buy and How to Use Them
Posted on: Nov 2, 2010, Source: EcoSalon
Expeller pressed or cold pressed? Refined or unrefined? With so many differing opinions it's hard enough to figure out what's healthy and what's not.
5 Terrible Problems With the Way We Eat (And What You Can Do About Them)
Posted on: Sep 23, 2010, Source: EcoSalon
Most of the problems in our food system stem from the concentration of power, land, wealth, and political influence in the hands of a few large players.
A Surprising New Way to Produce Healthy, Local Meat
Posted on: Jun 28, 2010, Source: EcoSalon
Mobile slaughterhouses promote local, sustainable meat production and stronger local economies.
The Bad, the Bold and the Bogus: Food Industry Health Claims to Watch Out For
Posted on: Jun 17, 2010, Source: EcoSalon
There are myriad ways packaged food companies mislead consumers through vague, false, meaningless health claims, and difficult to decipher nutritional panels.
How Oil Spills Affect the Food Chain
Posted on: Jun 11, 2010, Source: EcoSalon
The reason disasters like this happen is due to a lack of understanding that, though we may be at the top of the food chain, we are not separate from it.
Can You Be an Environmentalist and Still Eat Meat?
Posted on: Jun 3, 2010, Source: EcoSalon
A recent debate between vegetarian-rancher Nicolette Hahn Niman and Howard Lyman focused on the ethics of eating meat and the environmental impacts of meat production.
Turning Capitalism on Its Head by Cooperating for Sustainable Food
Posted on: Apr 9, 2010, Source: EcoSalon
Innovative new ways of doing business are blossoming and two companies are showing that serving consumers, workers, and farmers can be the wave of the future.
Rise of the Superbugs: Why We Are Increasingly at Risk From Antibiotic-Resistant Diseases
Posted on: Mar 4, 2010, Source: EcoSalon
The evidence is overwhelming that these new superbugs are at least partially a result of dosing farm animals with subtherapeutic doses of antibiotics added to their feed.
Calling All Carnivores: 7 Painless Ways to Be an Almost-Vegetarian
Posted on: Feb 9, 2010, Source: EcoSalon
The first step is to change your mindset from thinking of meat as the center of the plate and shift your shopping and cooking habits.
Bitch Magazine Founder's 'Cook Food': A Manualfesto for Everything You Need to Know About Healthy Eating
Posted on: Jan 21, 2010, Source: EcoSalon
If you know someone who cares about the environment, their body, animals, and taste, yet nobody has ever taught them to cook, give them this book.
High Fructose Corn Syrup Proven to Cause Human Obesity
Posted on: Dec 24, 2009, Source: EcoSalon
A new study indicates that high fructose corn syrup may be the cause of the huge upswing in childhood obesity and diabetes.
Who's Really Behind Organic Food Brands Like Amy's and Odwalla?
Posted on: Nov 1, 2009, Source: EcoSalon
Over the past decade many small organic food brands have been snapped up by giant corporations. Clearly, this can be bad for standards and quality.
Can Your Diet Make You Happy?
Posted on: Oct 25, 2009, Source: EcoSalon
What you eat and how you cook it can help stave off depression. What are the best foods to eat?
No One Wants to Die From Dinner -- Here's a Quick Primer on What's Safe to Eat and Who's Looking Out for Your Health
Posted on: Oct 16, 2009, Source: EcoSalon
Thousands are dying every year from food-borne illness and we have a confusing morass of regulations and agencies charged with enforcing them. How to sort out the mess?
Are You Sure That Slaves Didn't Pick the Produce That Fills Your Fridge?
Posted on: Sep 22, 2009, Source: EcoSalon
If you think buying organic, locally-raised food from the farmers' market means that the workers who harvested your food were treated fairly, itâ€™s not necessarily a given.
Desperate Food Industry Tries to Tar Michael Pollan and Organic Produce
Posted on: Aug 23, 2009, Source: EcoSalon
With growing numbers of food-conscious consumers, big corporations are trying to sully the reputation of alternatives to their style of agriculture.
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