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Eat This Newsletter 041

10 October 2016

Authentic food news

  1. The Xylella outbreak in Italy is bad enough without appalling “journalism” to make it worse. Major Italian Daily “La Stampa” Rehashes Xylella Noise as Scoop.
  2. Usually plant domestication and agriculture enables population expansion. Here’s a new idea: Population boom preceded early farming.
  3. That rhetoric, about how US agriculture feeds the world? Not the poor world, that’s for sure. Here’s the big report, and the rabble-rousing exegesis.
  4. And, to follow that, a very thoughtful piece from Katherine McDonald on the past eight years in US farm and environment policy, which I already tweeted.
  5. Craft beer sticks it to The Man.

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