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How might GMO labeling affect our local food community?

How might GMO labeling affect our local food community?

On yesterday’s NPR show All Things Considered, correspondent Martin Kaste had a story on a food controversy that is growing—GMO labeling. This idea is growing steam especially in the Northeast, where Maine and Connecticut have already passed laws that require labeling on any foods that contain GMO (genetically modified organisms). From the story:

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{name} Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 10/17, 2013 at 09:23 AM

Tags: GMO | NPR | AllThingsConsidered | foodlabeling |

Finally, someone sets the record straight on what’s “real” Pennsylvania Dutch food

Finally, someone sets the record straight on what’s “real” Pennsylvania Dutch food

I grew up in York, PA, which is part of what is considered the most famous of our state’s “Pennsylvania Dutch” country. While York doesn’t attract the throngs of tourists that Lancaster does, Pennsylvania Dutch cooking has had a big influence on the area’s local eating. Because of this, I consider myself a bit of a Pennsylvania Dutch food “purist”—for example, I know that if a book has a recipe for “Pennsylvania Dutch pot pie” and it includes a crust, then it’s not an authentic recipe. So, I was quite thrilled to stumble upon an NPR blog post about a new book by a Pennsylvania Dutch food expert, William Woys Weaver.

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{name} Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 05/08, 2013 at 01:05 PM

Tags: Amish | PennsylvaniaDutch | book | NPR |

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