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October 18, 2011

Anti-Corporation 

Occupy Bloomington food stand

A Foodie Democracy: Occupy Wall Street And The Co-op Model

Traditional business models disconnect consumers from profits. Co-ops give communities an opportunity to participate in their own businesses.

January 27, 2011

Foodie Leaks 

Corn

WikiLeaks: Bush-Era Ambassador Pushes GMOs In Europe

Documents published by WikiLeaks show that diplomats aggressively lobbied the EU and the Vatican to buy US GMO crops.

October 14, 2010

School Lunch 

school lunch plate

It’s National School Lunch Week!

To celebrate the National School Food Program's successes, the USDA is hosting a number of activities this week to promote advances and benefits of the program.

May 20, 2010

Food Policy 

Michelle Obama hula-hoops with school children

Food Manufacturers To Trim A Trillion Calories From American Diet

The White House has signed an agreement with food and beverage industry leaders to cut 1 trillion calories from the American diet by 2012.

February 16, 2010

Dairy Farming 

a group of grazing dairy cows.

Organic Advocates Applaud New USDA Regulations For Dairy Farms

Previous USDA regulations contained language that made it possible for mega-dairy farms to abuse the organic system. Not anymore!

November 10, 2009

Food Politics 

Seasoned french fries.

What Your Eating Habits Say About Your Politics

A recent survey examined eating habits among liberals and conservatives, with at least one area where both parties agree.

August 5, 2009

Green Technology 

capitol

The U.S. Government Cares About Green Technology, Right?

After some bluster early on, the Obama Administration seems to have turned away from green tech a bit. Earth Eats' Cory Barker rounds up recent developments.

July 28, 2009

Obesity Epidemic 

fat-americans

New Study: Obesity Continues To Fatten Health Care Costs In U.S.

As obesity has been outed as a major cause of rising health care costs, Earth Eats' Cory Barker looks at a proposal to stop the expanding waistlines and costs.

July 21, 2009

Green Technology 

the sputnik satellite in a museum

Is Green Technology The New Space Race?

With the 40th anniversary of the Moon landing upon us, Earth Eats' Cory Barker looks at what could be this generation's Apollo program.

July 7, 2009

Alternative Energy 

wind turbines

Wind Power: Why Aren’t We Using More of It?

Wind power seems like an uncomplicated issue, but muddled by politics, money and public opinion, it becomes very complicated. Cory Barker takes a closer look.

June 22, 2009

Climate Change 

US Capitol Building

Climate Bill Rollercoaster Continues

This week has been full of ebbs and flows if you have been following the important climate bill making its way through Congress.

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