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2014/10/30 17:25
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Confused about all the different sustainability ratings out there? The simplest option may be to shop at your local farmer's market. If you're reading The Salt, it probably comes as no surprise to...
2014/10/30 17:25
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2014/10/29 09:09
2014/10/29 09:09
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An environmental research organization Monday introduced one of the most comprehensive online databases of food products, containing information on more than 80,000 items sold in U.S. groceries. It...
2014/10/29 05:27
2014/10/29 05:27
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WASHINGTON — There’s a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street. Wander through the...
2014/10/28 21:38
2014/10/28 21:38
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Whom do you trust when it comes to food and health advice? This is the fundamental question underlying the latest food skirmish between health activists The Environmental Working Group and “big food”...
2014/10/28 20:35
2014/10/28 20:35
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A Washington, D.C. nonprofit is making it easy for consumers to look up their favorite grocery item and immediately see a health score, tipping them off to concerns about nutrition, ingredients and...
2014/10/28 15:02
2014/10/28 15:02
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Despite substantial public opposition and the “grave concerns” of about 50 members of Congress and significant unanswered questions about human and environmental health impacts, the Environmental...
2014/10/27 21:27
2014/10/27 21:27
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Have you ever wanted a rating system to tell you how bad those Doritos really are? Well, it’s here. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) Monday released a database that scores more than 80,000...
2014/10/23 02:43
2014/10/23 02:43
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A new herbicide, long awaited by farmers as a tool to fight “superweeds” but long opposed by environmental groups, has received final federal approval and is likely headed for Midwestern fields next...
2014/10/22 10:06
2014/10/22 10:06
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WASHINGTON — There's a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street. Wander through the...
2014/10/20 14:14
2014/10/20 14:14
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The cosmetics industry is massive. It’s also massively secretive when it comes to the ingredients contained in its expensive lotions and potions. That’s something CosmEthics — a startup launching its...
2014/10/20 11:21
2014/10/20 11:21
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Jessica Alba set to float her eco nappy company for £620m making her Hollywood’s most successful entrepreneur (and it might leave rival Gwynie feeling a little green) Jessica Alba, mum-of-two, 33,...
2014/10/18 17:45
2014/10/18 17:45
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Sure, they make for an easy, grab-and-go option for harried mornings, but don't be deceived: Many brands of energy or granola bars contain added sugars that total up to as much as a candy bar. Take a...
2014/10/18 04:50
2014/10/18 04:50
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Mark Twain said that "Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education." In fact, it is a super-powerful food that’s low in calories, carbs and fat, and high in vitamin C, fiber, folate,...
2014/10/17 17:51
2014/10/17 17:51
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Advocates and Chefs Judge Congress on Food Policy Celebrity chefs might be more accustomed to judging food dishes, but on Thursday they teamed up with farm advocates and policy makers to offer their...
2014/10/17 05:17
2014/10/17 05:17
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This has put Joni Ernst, the tea party favorite for Iowa's open U.S. Senate seat, in an awkward position. The Republican has vowed to both end government subsidies and preserve the freight loads of...
2014/10/16 00:25
2014/10/16 00:25
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Government regulators have approved a new generation of genetically engineered corn and soybeans. They're the latest weapon in an arms race between farmers and weeds, and the government's green light...
2014/10/14 15:51
2014/10/14 15:51
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Tom Colicchio Helps Mark World Food Day in D.C. Colicchio will discuss the Food Policy Action congressional scorecard on Thursday. (Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Perhaps no other city in...
2014/10/14 13:50
2014/10/14 13:50
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Protect yourself: there is heat in the sunscreen debate. Photo: Getty Images 'Tis the delicious season of sea, salt and sunshine, but it comes with a harsh bite. For we are a sunburnt country, in...
2014/10/14 07:56
2014/10/14 07:56
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Published: Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 12:01 a.m. Opposed by so many, why does ethanol subsidy persist? There exists a government boondoggle that offends conservatives, liberals, environmentalists,...
2014/10/10 21:46
2014/10/10 21:46
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Those little gas spills when you fill up may harm the environmentThose little gas spills when you fill up may harm the environment Routine small fuel spills at gas stations could cause long-term harm...
2014/10/30 17:25
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