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Weekly digest: Monday, August 1st

My favorites from the past week: On the huge potential of a soda tax http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/24/opinion/sunday/24bittman.html?pagewanted=all McDonalds joins the “healthier” kid food bandwagon. Small steps… http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/07/26/138702964/bowing-to-pressure-mcdonalds-makes-happy-meals-more-healthful?sc=fb&cc=fp Fun stuff in DC: mobile farmers’ markets, job training for food sector employment, and healthy … Continue reading

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Weekly digest: Saturday, July 23rd

From the past week, hope you enjoy! Huge news from the White House on mass retailers committing to open 1500 new stores in food deserts: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/21/1500-stores-fresh-produce_n_905447.html EWG’s Meat Eater’s Guide to Climate Change and Health = AWESOME: http://breakingnews.ewg.org/meateatersguide/eat-smart/ A compelling … Continue reading

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Weekly digest: Saturday, July 16th

From the past week: Annual report on obesity, “there’s no sunshine here.” http://www.fooducate.com/blog/​2011/07/08/12-unfathomable-obe​sity-stats-make-you-want-to-cr​y/ Go Mass! Strictest public school nutrition standards in the country. Now time for the USDA to follow… http://www.boston.com/Boston/w​hitecoatnotes/2011/07/health-p​anel-approves-new-nutrition-ru​les-for-mass-public-schools/Yf​c3tbg44jZGIKZ57eytzL/index.htm​l?p1=News_links Garden on the Go initiative demonstrates the potential role … Continue reading

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Weekly digest: Saturday, July 9th

Covering the past two weeks, enjoy: GREAT Techcrunch overview of the trends in food startups. Love the increasing attention being paid to this space, and the GoGrubly/Kitchit shoutouts! http://techcrunch.com/2011/07/​04/the-way-we-eat/ Visual overview of the food movement: problems and solutions. WELL done. … Continue reading

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Weekly digest: Friday June 24th

In case anyone is looking for some summer readings, here are some food articles that have caught my eye this week. Enjoy. Insightful reaction to the USDA’s new MyPlate: some progress but still a long way to go. Fruit juice, … Continue reading

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