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Food and Faith

A Mid East Peace for the Mid West

Huh? Yep. Reducing farm subsidies is a complicated process and the Wall Street Journal gets it right when they compare it to brokering peace in the Arab-Israeli conflict. We need more brave souls to join those in Congress who are…

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Landon Whitsitt is a pastor from Kansas City and a wanna-be gardener . He and his wife, Jerilyn, co-author the blog grow. eat. laugh. love., which chronicles their journey to living a new food lifestyle. This article is cross-posted there….

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Genetic Roulette

The exhaustive study cited in yesterday’s New York Times article deals a potentially crushing blow to the biotech industry – including the purveyors of genetic engineering in agriculture – one that “calls into question the scientific principles on which it…

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You Act Out What You Eat

You probably know much of the next two paragraphs, but the link between food and, say, classroom behavior is less well-known. Check out the bolded paragraph below and read more from Ode Magazine, which has just updated their website -…

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$5 billion worth of local food!

Presbyterians and apparently lots of other Americans are buying locally-grown food. This niche has widened to $5,000,000,000,000 annually in the U.S. And in case you hadn’t heard, Barbara Kingsolver just wrote a book about her own family’s struggles and joys…

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China to introduce new food safety rules

Earlier, the New York Times reported that 100 people had died in Panama after taking medicine containing diethylene glycol that had been produced in China and exported as the harmless syrup glycerine. Due to international pressure and thousands of pet…

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