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A selection of interesting articles in the general media about issues that concern CLF. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the Center. Some of the articles may require a username/password or a purchase.

Is Feedlot Beef Bad for the Environment?
The Wall Street Journal - July 13, 2015

Column: Pay farmers now, not doctors later
Oneida Daily Dispatch (AP) - July 9, 2015
By Cokie Roberts and Steven V. Roberts
15 Tips For a Holistic And Green Ramadan
Huffington Post - July 1, 2015
By Priscilla Martinez

Climate Change Will Soon Turn Deadly for Americans, Experts Say
IVN News - July 1, 2015
By Glen Luke Flanagan

Americans Waste an Insane Amount of Food
Next Shark - July 1, 2015

Stop Buying In Bulk
Slate - June 30, 2015
By Eric Holthaus

Baltimore’s Arabbers: Simple Solutions to Public Problems?
Union of Concerned Scientists - June 30, 2015
By Lindsey Haynes-Maslow

You Probably Throw Away More Food Than You Think
Alternet - June 30, 2015
By Zoe Loftus-Farren

Offering Healthier Options At Carryout Stores Improves the Bottom Line
Newswise - June 30. 2015

Family of Four in US Every Year Wastes about $1,500 worth of Food
Uncover California - June 27, 2015
By Lauren Bartholomew

Americans underestimate their food waste, survey finds
The Baltimore Sun - June26, 2015

Americans think they throw away $640 of food each year, it's actually more - June 26, 2015
By Harriet Baskas

3 Out of 4 Americans Waste Food — and Money
Yahoo! Finance - June 25, 2015
By Karla Bowsher

Why You Are Throwing More Money Down the Drain Than You Think
The Street - June 23, 2015
By S.Z. Berg

Meatless Monday: Free 30-recipe e-cookbook available for schools
LancasterOnline - June 22, 2015
By Mary Ellen Wright

Our Seafood Choices: Health and Sustainability
New York Times - June 22, 2015

Americans waste a shameful amount of food
The Week Magazine - June 21, 2015
By Nathan Collins

The Food Waste Problem Has an Easily Avoidable Cause: Everyone’s Too Picky
TakePart - June19, 2015

Circulator buses for food deserts
The Baltimore Sun - June 18, 2015

Americans Are More Bothered With Leaving the Lights on Than Wasting Food, Study Says
Epoch Times - June 17, 2015
By Annie Wu

Americans may be wasting more food than they think
IFT - June 17, 2015

Why are we wasting 40 per cent of our food?
Yahoo News Canada - June 16. 2015
By Ben Knight

When Buying In Bulk Is A Big Waste Of Money
Money - June 16, 2015

Baltimore’s Food Deserts
The Baltimore Sun - June15, 2015

One In Four Baltimore Residents Live In A Health Food Desert
Science 2.0 - June 14, 2015

Flagstaff Family Food Center rescues families and food - June 14, 2015

Americans Waste A Lot Of Food, But We're Ready To Change
Big Think - June 2015
By Dustin Petzold

Waste not: Food rescuers step up to the plate against hunger
Pittsburg Post Gazette - June 13, 2015

One in Four Baltimoreans Lives in a Food Desert
Baltimore Fishbowl - June 12, 2015
By Rachel Monroe

Here’s Why Americans Waste So Much Food
Smithsonian - June 12, 2015
By Erin Blakemore

Are You A Food Waster?
WFMY-TV (CBS Affiliate Station in North Carolina) - June 11, 2015

Scientists confirm that Americans suck at not wasting food
Grist - June 11, 2015

Report: About 40 Percent Of U.S. Food Supply Is Wasted, But Most Americans Believe They Don’t Waste Much
CBS Local (Ran on select CBS Stations Nationwide) - June 11. 2015

Americans Waste Food Worth $162B Every Year: Report
International Business Times - June 11, 2015
By Vishakha Sonawane

Scientists confirm that Americans suck at not wasting food
Grist - June 11, 2015
By Ana Sofia Knauf

Here’s Why Americans Waste So Much Food
Smithsonian - June 2015
By Erin Blakemore

50 Secrets Food Manufacturers Don’t Tell You That Could Change the Way You Eat
Reader's Digest - June 2015
By Michelle Crouch

Report: One in four Baltimore residents live in 'food deserts'
The Baltimore Sun - June 10, 2015


You're Wasting More Food Than You Think
Mother Jones - June 10, 2015
By Bryan Schatz

Most Americans Waste More Food Than They Know
U.S. News and World Report (HealthDay) - June10, 2015
By Robert Preidt

Some people are such food snobs
Washington Post - June 10, 2015
By Roberto A. Ferdman

Food Waste In America: Fruits and Vegetables Among Top Foods Thrown Away Annually
Medical Daily - June 10, 2015
By Samantha Olson

Read This Before June 11
Bloomberg View - June 10. 2015
By The Editors

America's Big Food Waste Problem
Pacific Standard - June 10, 2015
By Nathan Collins

New Tool Shows Where Greatest Needs For Healthy Food Are In The City
WJZ-TV CBS Baltimore - June 10, 2015
By Pat Warren

City eyes incentives for grocers to address food problems
Baltimore Business Journal - June 10, 2015
By Sarah Gantz

Study: 1 out of 4 Baltimore residents live in food deserts
WMAR-TV ABC Baltimore - June 10, 2015
By Catherine Hawley


Environmental and Health Leaders Show Support for Historic Inclusion of Sustainability Language in 2015 Dietary Guidelines
Southeast Green - May 21, 2015

Consumer Reports Should Stick To Advice About Cars and Toilets. Its Policy Advocacy Is Misguided
Forbes - May 20, 2015
By Kavin Senapathy and Henry I. Miller

Philly grocery chain thrives in 'food deserts'
Philly Voice - May 15, 2015
By Michael Tanenbaum

Why A Philadelphia Grocery Chain Is Thriving In Food Deserts
NPR - May 14, 2015
By Maanvi Singh

Eco groups push for sustainable diet guidelines
Summit County Citizens Voice - May 11, 2015
By Bob Berwyn

Health Groups Provide Strong Support for Recommendations of 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee
Agriculture News - May 11, 2015

Eco groups push for sustainable diet guidelines
Summit County Citizens Voice - May 8, 2015
By Christiana Wyly

US Dietary Guidelines: Historic Battle for People and Planet
The Huffington Post - May 8, 2015
By Christiana Wyly

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs drive chicken producers to change
The Oregonian - May 8, 2015
By Lynne Terry

The Slow Poisoning of Freddie Gray and the Hidden Violence Against Black Communities
The Good Men Project Magazine - May 5, 2015
By Rita Turner

Big Food Targets the Socially Conscious
KCRW 89.9 FM - May 5, 2015

Why You Should Take Tyson's Antibiotic Shift With a Grain of Salt
Yahoo Food - May 5, 2015

Panera Bread is the latest food company to get rid of artificial additives
Quartz - May 5, 2015
By Deena Shanker

21 Food and Agriculture Organizations Fighting Climate Change
Food Tank - May 5, 2015
By Danielle Nierenberg, Arianna King, and Sarah Small

Genetically modified fears: Are GMOs OK to eat?
Today - May 1, 2015
By Linda Carroll

Lawmaker Considers Blocking Baltimore Protesters' Food Stamp Benefits
TakePart - April 30, 2015

How Newbie Gardeners Can Safely Grow Food On Urban Land
North Country Public Radio - April 28, 2015
By Maanvi Singh

Antibiotic Resistance: How Livestock Lobbyists and Drug Companies Hinder The US Fight Against Superbugs
International Business Times - April 29, 2015
By Amy Nordrum , Elizabeth Whitman

How Newbie Gardeners Can Safely Grow Food On Urban Land
KNAU Arizona Public Radio - April 29. 2015

Proposed poultry plan may bring more harm than good, neighbors say
Evening Sun - April 24, 2015
By Lillian Reed

The soda and cancer connection
Examiner - April 20, 2015

How can we prevent deforestation in the Amazon?
The Ridgefield Press (Earth Talk) - April 16, 2015
By Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss

Our View: Proposal to relax restrictions overlooks raw milk’s risks
Portland Press Herald - April 15, 2015

Food safety touted amid concern over listeria recalls
WTOP - April 9, 2015
By Paula Wolfson

Research shows raw milk dramatically increases risk for illness
Farm Dairy - April 8, 2015

Let’s Help to Prevent Amazon Deforestation
Hudson Valley Press (Earth Talk) - April 8, 2015

Steer Clear of Raw Milk, Researchers Warn
HealthDay - March 31, 2015
By Robert Preidt

How to Help Prevent Cutting Down the Amazon
Scientific American - March 30, 2015
By EarthTalk

FDA’s Insufficient Response to Antibiotics in Food Animals
Before It’s News - March 30, 2015

EarthTalk: What can I do to help prevent deforestation in the Amazon?
Las Vegas Informer - March 29, 2015

Johns Hopkins Review: Raw Milk Carries Higher Risk of Food Poisoning Than Pasteurized
Food Poisoning Bulletin - March 29, 2015
By Carla Gillespie

Obama Seeks to Double Funding to Fight Antibiotic Resistance
NDTV Food (NY Times) - March 28, 2015
By Sabrina Tavernise and Michael D. Shear

Drinking raw milk ups food-borne illness risk
Khaleej Times - March 28, 2015
By Natalie Wood-Wright

Is ‘tastier’ raw milk worth the risk? You are 100 times more likely to get ill after from unpasteurized dairy, claims study
Singapore News - March 27, 2015
By Ellie Zolfagharifard

Is 'tastier' raw milk worth the risk? You are 100 times more likely to get ill from unpasteurized dairy, claims study
The Daily Mail - March 27, 2015
By Ellie Zolfagharifard

Obama Seeks to Double Funding to Fight Antibiotic Resistance
New York Times - March 27, 2015

Raw milk more likely to cause foodborne illness
Farm Progress - March 27, 2015

It’s a math thing: Raw milk is 3 percent of the market but causes over 50 percent of milk foodborne illnesses
Barfblog - March 27, 2015
By Doug Powell

Drinking raw milk ups food-borne illness risk
The Statesman - March 26, 2015

Drinking raw milk ups food-borne illness risk
The Knoxville Times - March 26, 2015

Raw Milk Is 3 Percent Of The Market But Causes Over 50 Percent Of Milk Foodborne Illnesses
Science 2.0 - March 25, 2015

Environment, Public Health Advocates Urge Government to Adopt Less Meat, More Plants in American Diet
eNews Park Forest - March 24, 2015

The diet we need for a sustainable planet
Al Jazeera America - March 24, 2015

Could Your Favorite Soda Give You Cancer?
Money Talks News - March 11, 2015

FDA proposes to let drug companies undermine official safety warnings
Washington Post - March 11, 2015

The fight for red meat: Dietary guidelines factoring in environmental concerns continues to get push back
Med City News - February 27, 2015

By Nicole Oran

Will The Dietary Guidelines Consider The Planet? The Fight Is On
NPR (The Salt) -  February 26, 2015
By Allison Aubrey

Caramel Color In Soda Increases Cancer Risks For Consumers, Study Finds
International Business Times AU - February 26, 2015
  Samantha G

Will The Dietary Guidelines Consider The Planet? The Fight Is On
NPR (The Salt) - February 26, 2015

The Meat Industry Isn’t Happy About New Dietary Guideline Recommendations
Ad Week - February 25, 2015
By Tonya Garcia

Coloring in cola linked to potentially higher risk for cancer
CBS News - February 25, 2015
ByJessica Firger

Advocacy Groups Push for Inclusion of Sustainability Recommendations in U.S. Dietary Guidelines
Food Tank - February 24, 2015
By Emily Nink

'Chicken Tax' Bill on the Table in Md.
Lancaster Farming (AP) - February 21, 2015
By Janice F. Booth Maryland Correspondent

Diet Experts Push More Plants, Less Meat in Nod to Environment (Login required)
Wall Street Journal - February 20, 2015
By Tennille Tracy

Study suggests 4-MEI in soft drinks presents 'avoidable and unnecessary' cancer risk - February 19, 2015
By Rachel Arthur

New Report Finds Something Potentially Deadly Lurking in Your Dark Soda
The Blaze - February 19, 2015
By Liz Klimas

Chemical used to color sodas linked to cancer risk
PBS - February 19, 2015
By Anna Sillers

The Common Soda Ingredient That May Up Your Cancer Risk
Yahoo News - February 19, 2015
Jenna Birch

Cola's darkside: Caramel coloured soft drinks increase risk of cancer
International Business Times UK - February 19, 2015
By Sean Martin

Another Deadly Reason Why You Should Stop Drinking Soda
TakePart - February 18, 2015
By Willy Blackmore

Half of Americans at risk of carcinogen exposure from soda, study finds
FOX News - February 18, 2015

The deadly science of drinking soda: Research puts a number on soft drink-related cancer cases
Salon - February 18, 2015
By Joanna Rothkopf

Another reason to cut back on soda
Consumer Reports - February 18, 2015

Don't soil garden with unsafe practices
The Republican-American (Baltimore Sun) -  February 6, 2015

Green notes
Frederick News Post - February 6, 2015

Nebraska college students push back on ‘Meatless Monday’
FOX News - February 3, 2015

Effort by environmental studies students stirs up their neighbors in ag programs
The Norfolk Daily News - February 1, 2015
By Kate Howard

Suits take aim at factory farm air pollution
Pittsburgh Post Gazette - January 29, 2015

Fish Consumption Could Leave Our Oceans Empty By 2050, Estimate Shows
The Weather Channel - January 29, 2015

By Sean Breslin

Home cooked meals are better for your health
The Herald-Dispatch - January 26, 2015

Don't just manage waste, prevent it
Baltimore Sun - January 20, 2015

Maryland Politics Trumps Science on Fracking
Before It's News - January 17, 2015

B. Green & Co. has evolved from wholesale grocer to retailer over 100 years
Baltimore Sun - January 17, 2015

By By Eve MitchellFor the Contra Costa Times

My No. 1 Secret to Healthy Eating …Breakfast and Supper at Home!
The Tribune - January 12, 2015
By Karen Boughton

Study: Eating at home can save calories
The Providence Journal (Baltimore Sun) - January 12, 2015
By Meredith Cohn

Renewable energy rally, urban farming, and other Maryland green events
Examiner - January 10, 2015
By Ann Egerton

For healthier eating, establish kitchen regimen at home
The Spokesman-Review - January 6, 2015
By Meredith Cohn

Biking advocates bemoan slow pace of promised safety improvements
Baltimore Sun - January 3, 2015