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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White After Whole Foods CEO John Mackey wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal this week slamming “ObamaCare,” progressive foodies across the nation have registered their shock and devastation. It seems everyone from Daily Kos to Facebook has their own “Boycott Whole Foods” petition going. While much of the [...]

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BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White The locavore may be an endangered species. The effort to eat food grown within 100 miles of one’s dinner table may someday be impossible, if the new breed of agricultural investor gets their way. In an article published late last week in the online version of Germany’s Der Spiegel, [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White Sometimes, winning isn’t everything. When Florida tomato pickers, who earn an average of 45 cents for every 32 pounds of tomatoes harvested, won an extra cent per pound from national restaurant chains, their victory was short-lived. In 2005, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) secured a promise from [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White For once, Elex Scheels was glad her 20-month-old boy, Michael, is a picky eater. It’s only too bad the other two of her triplets didn’t follow his cue in March 2007 when he refused gourmet yet Salmonella-laden snacks. Sydney, the smallest of the triplets, had it worst. For [...]