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2008-08-18 03:00:18

By Jacklet, Ben THIRTY YEARS AGO, Brian Rohter and his colleagues in the organic food business were widely considered a fringe group. "Now you can buy organic food everywhere," says Rohter, CEO of privately held, Portland-based New Seasons Market.

2008-08-18 00:00:00

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d29d59/indonesia_food_and) has announced the addition of the "Indonesia Food and Drink Report Q3 2008" report to their offering.

2008-08-12 09:01:14

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b4bfdb/russia_food_and_dr) has announced the addition of the "Russia Food and Drink Report Q3 2008" report to their offering.

2008-08-11 21:00:00

By George Pyle So what do we feel like for dinner tonight? Italian? Chinese? Mexican? Maybe French? How about eating Buffalo? No, not buffalo, as in the North American bison, once a symbol of the American West, free-range relative to the cow. But Buffalo, as in the second-largest city in New York.

2008-08-11 21:00:38

By George Pyle A greater number of the farms that operate in a low-intensity manner -- whether that means they go easy on the pesticides or have gone all the way to be certified as a fully organic operation -- are having both financial and emotional success dealing directly with devoted customers, and not just by packing up and driving to area farmers markets.

2008-08-11 12:00:50

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/0a53d0/slovenia_food_and) has announced the addition of the "Slovenia Food and Drink Report Q3 2008" report to their offering.

2008-08-10 12:00:23

By Eileen AJ Connelly Associated Press NEW YORK -- Franca Tantillo puts rising fuel prices in the same category as the springtime hail storm that wiped out part of her strawberry crop.

2008-08-07 03:00:24

More than a thousand people become sickened from salmonella poisoning.

2008-08-06 12:00:57

By David Wahlberg, The Wisconsin State Journal Aug. 6--Madison hospitals are adding eco-friendly touches to their food services, joining a growing number of hospitals treating food as "preventive medicine," a national group says. Meriter and St.

2008-08-05 15:00:36

Golden Bay organic grower Debbie Campbell is passionate about people growing food locally. Once a jetsetting businesswoman, she now sees a fossil fuel crisis as an impetus for local production.


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