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What's For Dinner? Local vs. Organicnew

Greenhouse gas emissions from organic flood flown around the globe or pesticides and synthetic fertilizers from "conventional" food grown by a local farmer? Is that the only choice?
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Lezlie Lowe  |  08-01-2008  |  Food+Drink

Human Waste Profiteers Nauseate Neighborsnew

People who live near from Synagro, a Texas company that sells sludge to farmers and golf courses, complain that the stench is so thick it's made them ill.
Houston Press  |  Josh Harkinson  |  04-06-2005  |  Environment

Perils On Your Plate: What Food is Safe?new

How do you eat healthy these days when everything from tap water to organic vegetables carries the possibility of contamination -- and there's no way to know? Hidden and not-so-hidden threats to the food supply have generated angst about eating.
Fort Worth Weekly  |  Wendy Lyons Sunshine  |  01-26-2005  |  Science

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