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Government Can’t Do Much More Against Scary Stories

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every time we get a recall of imported food we have another round of huffing and puffing that we’re not doing enough to protect Canadians, and the media spend a day or two pushing scary stories about the awful dangers of imported food. So I’m often asked: is Canada doing enough? That was the question […] Read more

Buy Local — But Ignore The “Locavores” Nonsense – for Oct. 25, 2010

Reading Time: 3 minutes You can’t open the food section of your newspaper these days without another sermon on the virtues of eating local. The eulogy takes as self-evident the moral superiority of the gospel of locavorism: relocalizing the food supply promotes sustainability because it reduces the fossil fuel needed to deliver the food. Buying local makes a good […] Read more