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Nearly Nine Million Pounds of Beef Recalled

February 9th, 2014 | by Heather Carr

Nearly nine million pounds of beef have been recalled. Rancho Feeding Corporation of Petaluma, California has recalled about 8,742,700 pounds of beef, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)


Sparkling Wine For Thanksgiving

November 22nd, 2013 | by Jennifer Kaplan

What kind of sparkling wine goes well with Thanksgiving dinner? On this quintessentially American holiday try serving an American bubbly. [&hellip


GMO Labeling and California Prop 37′s Defeat: What Now?

November 7th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

One important vote that national Election coverage wasn't following so closely last night was California's Proposition 37: The GMO Right to Know Act. Prop 37 might seem like it was only relevant in California, but had it passed, it would have set a precedent for GMO labeling - and transparency - here in the


Eating Vegan in Danville, CA

September 9th, 2012 | by The Healthy Voyager

Located in the heart of the San Ramon Valley, just a quick jaunt from San Francisco, is a great little town called Danville. Peaceful, scenic and full of great American west history, Danville is a perfect place for history geeks to slip away from the city for a tasty meal and take in some fun shopping, parks and museums. There's also plenty of delicious vegan food in Danville! Here are a few of my faves


Eating Vegan in Aptos, CA

August 26th, 2012 | by The Healthy Voyager

Located near the majestic Monterrey Bay, you'll find Aptos. A great little seaside town, sandwiched by beautiful beaches and pine lined mountains, Aptos is a close home to many agricultural farms and businesses. Since I was in Aptos for a few days, I got to dine at a several places that were super accommodating to this hungry vegan!


Is climate change hurting wine production?

July 6th, 2012 | by Jennifer Kaplan

A 2010 study from researchers at the Southern Oregon University and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife showed definitively that the climate in wine grape growing regions of the Western United States has been getting warmer


California’s Foie Gras Ban: Does It Go Too Far?

July 4th, 2012 | by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

California's groundbreaking foie gras ban went into effect on Sunday, making it the only municipality in the world to ban the product as well as the production of the deadly dish. (Chicago temporarily banned foie gras in 2006, but the ban was repealed in 2008.) Some of the Golden State's chefs are campaigning to overturn the California ban, but for now, only one state senator, Lois Wolk, is expressing any interest in their cause, and even she will only commit to amending the law to "create an acceptable humane standard for the production of this agricultural product."



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