I have a soft spot for tomatoes. I spent a long day in the fields of Immokalee, Florida, picking tomatoes as part of a college learning seminar on migrant farmworkers. Twisting tomatoes off the vine and casting them into buckets where they were thrown into a large collector truck, I realized the enormous value in Continue Reading
It’s not surprising the Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Company is nominated as the “Worst Company in America” by readers of The Consumerist.
From the Consumer Reports Safety Blog: Four days after the nation’s largest-ever beef recall, U.S. consumers still have no way of knowing whether they ate—or might have in their freezers—some of the potentially suspect meat, food safety experts at Consumers Union said Thursday.
None of us want to eat beef infected with mad-cow disease, E. coli, or Salmonella. Nor would we feed it to our children. Unfortunately, low-income children who qualified for federal assistance under the National School Lunch Program may not have had a choice.