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Talking Pickles with Kojo Nnamdi Today

December 13th, 2011 · No Comments · food news

The Slow Cook will be joining Kojo Nnamdi today at 1 pm for his regular Wednesday food program, this time talking about pickling. Why we’re talking about pickling less than two weeks before Christmas I’m not exactly sure. But apparently Kojo also wants me to say a few words about the recent demise of our […]

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USDA Rejects GOP Demand to Undo New School Meal Guidelines

June 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments · food news, kids

The Slow Cook has learned that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will not back away from proposed guidelines for more expensive school food despite demands from Republican lawmakers that the agency eliminate any requirements that would increase the cost of the federally-subsidized school meals program. The GOP-controlled House Appropriations Committee recently attached language to a […]

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Corporate Food Interests Censor Talk of Rebates in School Meals

April 21st, 2011 · 2 Comments · food news, school food

Giant food service companies apparently will do whatever it takes to squelch information about the impact of rebates on meals served to children in the nation’s schools. At a recent conference hosted by the American Association of School Administrators, representatives of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) who had paid $5,000 to participate in the conference at Denver’s convention […]

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