In the news this week
|March 6, 2009||Posted by admin under Agriculture, Healthy Eating, News, Nutrition, Produce|
Govenor Crist is propsing a 6-cents-a-gallon state tax on water used for commercial bottling. DEP’s Mike Sole argues that companies should be charged for withdrawing a state resource to make a profit.
Hugo Chavez has increased state control over Venezula’s food sector, threatening to take over food companies that don’t sell enough products at official prices that are meant to stem inflation.
New research links where you live to what you eat, suggesting that stores in poor areas are less likely to offer healthy foods than those in wealthier neighborhoods.
More and more people are lining up for fresh fruits and veggies at local farmers markets and participating in Community Supported Agriculture organiziations.
And the story that I cannot get away from: Florida Woman Calls 911 When McNuggets Run Out