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Ariel Ivas

Ariel Ivas is a summer intern with Earth Eats and a senior at Indiana University, majoring in English with a concentration in creative writing, with a minor in telecommunications.

Recent Posts by Ariel Ivas

June 16, 2010

Urban Agriculture 

workers at hayes valley farm

Six Inspirational Success Stories In Urban Agriculture

Earth Eats looks at a number of inspirational urban farming and gardening programs from around the country. Which are your favorites?

June 8, 2010

Superweeds 

Farm equipment spraying pesticides on crops.

Minor Pests, Major Problem: GMO Crops, Superweeds And Pest Control

Weeds are not the only things becoming resistant to popular chemical pesticides, insect populations are affected as well.

June 7, 2010

Food Labelling 

A basket with a cheeseburger and french fries from Burgerville.

Fast Food Chain Prints Calorie Counts, Health Info On Receipts

Fast-food chain Burgerville has started printing health information on their restaurant receipts to help consumers make more informed food choices.

June 3, 2010

Food Safety 

Several raw hamburgers.

New Bill Calls For Regulation of E. coli, Opposed By Meat Industry

The American Meat Institute is opposed to a new bill that would require the USDA to test for six additional strains of E. coli.

May 27, 2010

School Food 

Several Diet Coke two liter bottles.

D.C. Council Approves Healthy Schools Act, Rejects Soda Tax

The Washington, D.C. city council announced yesterday that the recently approved Healthy Schools Act will be funded by a new 6 percent tax on soft drinks.

May 27, 2010

Food Safety 

A pile of assorted canned foods.

What’s Really In Packaged Foods? Two Studies On BPA And Bacteria

Two new studies regarding trace contaminants in packaged foods - High bacteria counts in Canadian bottled water and high levels of BPA in canned goods.

May 26, 2010

Organic vs. Conventional 

Birds eating from a bird feeder

Organic Food: For The Birds?

A recently published study has found wild birds prefer non-organic when given the choice between conventional and organic bird food.

May 26, 2010

Colony Collapse Disorder 

A honeybee gathering nectar from a yellow flower.

USDA: Possible Cause Of Colony Collapse Disorder Identified

A new study has been released citing a possible cause of Colony Collapse Disorder, the term given to the recent declines in honey bee colonies.

May 25, 2010

Food Recalls 

Close up of alfalfa sprouts

Alfalfa Sprout Recall Due To Salmonella Affects 10 States

Alfalfa sprouts have been linked to salmonella in ten states, causing 22 people to become infected and 6 to be hospitalized.

May 25, 2010

Farm Bill 

Cornfield

2012 Farm Bill Update, Hearing Held In South Dakota

Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee Collin Peterson (D - MN) convened another hearing last week in South Dakota to discuss the 2012 Farm Bill.

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