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2008-10-10 06:00:27

By Julia Scott HALF MOON BAY -- The latest proponents of the "local food" movement aren't foodies -- they're San Mateo County farmers who want to appeal to careful shoppers with a local message of their own: a food label marked "Grown in San Mateo County." The label, in the process of being designed by the San Mateo County Farm Bureau, could be stamped on food crates and affixed to cellophane flower packaging by the end of the year.

2008-10-10 03:00:22

By Walker, Ben Farms should pool their produce and market it through French- style consortia so that the rural economy can fully exploit the premiums attached to traditionally produced foods, say experts.

2008-09-30 21:00:00

By Paul Rogers Born in the USA? Made in Mexico? Picked in Peru? Cultivated in Canada? Supermarket shoppers, now you know. Starting today, new federal rules take effect requiring all U.S.

2008-09-30 18:01:04

SHOPPERS at Welsh Tesco stores will get a true taste of Wales this week as the supermarket throws its weight behind Welsh Food Fortnight.

2008-09-25 12:00:30

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/84e62b/ukraine_food_and_d) has announced the addition of the "Ukraine Food and Drink Report Q3 2008" report to their offering.

2008-09-25 12:00:30

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4acd45/kuwait_food_and_dr) has announced the addition of the "Kuwait Food and Drink Report Q3 2008" report to their offering.

2008-09-20 15:00:33

By Suzanne Mills-Wazniak Contributing Writer The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 was enacted by the United States Congress on June 18.

2008-09-17 03:00:19

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7379f7/pakistan_food_and) has announced the addition of the "Pakistan Food and Drink Report Q3 2008" report to their offering.

2008-09-12 18:00:26

By SHANTEE WOODARDS Staff Writer Anne Arundel Medical Center has the gazpacho and corn relish, while Baltimore Washington Medical Center is serving up beets and cantaloupe. The hospitals are among nine statewide participating in the Buy Local Awareness Week.

2008-09-11 00:00:00

As organic and wholefood supermarket Fresh and Wild closes its doors in Bristol for the last time this weekend, right in the middle of the Soil Association's organic fortnight, it seems an appropriate time to ask if the writing is on the wall for the organic food industry.


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