Food Security

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Paula Deen’s not to blame for your waistline – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarPaula Deen’s not to blame for your waistlineKansas City StarListen, I’m on board for a healthier America. I support the first lady’s “Let’s Move” campaign (letsmove.gov). Improved school lunches are a must.
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Social Enterprise Promoting Health and Nutrition for Kids – Justmeans

Social Enterprise Promoting Health and Nutrition for KidsJustmeansWe want to get healthy products and education in the kids’ minds and hands early so they know how to eat right.” Recent figures from the CDC reveal that childhood obesity has more…
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Local Urban Aquaponic Farming Model to Reduce Food Mile, Create Jobs, Enhance Food Security

On the Westside of Los Angeles, in the Mar Vista district, urban farming organization, EVO Farm, is utilizing aquaponics to create a replicable and sustainable farming model that will facilitate the creation of a network of local urban farms that…
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Groceries hire companies to score foods’ nutritional value – USA TODAY


USA TODAYGroceries hire companies to score foods’ nutritional valueUSA TODAYAlice Lichtenstein, a professor of nutrition science policy at Tufts University in Boston who served as the vice chair of the committee, said more study is needed about…
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Farm bill may allow cuts in federal benefits for agriculture community – Killeen Daily Herald

Killeen Daily HeraldFarm bill may allow cuts in federal benefits for agriculture communityKilleen Daily Herald”In order to gain urban Americans’ focus on agriculture policy, which is not their forte, and to get them to support a farm policy that…
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