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De-Bugging Your Food -- A Vacuum Alternative to Pesticides for Microbiology Solution - 0 views

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    January 1, 2007 - A physical chemist has developed a new technique for ridding harvested produce of insect pests and microorganisms without using pesticides such as methyl bromide. The technique, called Metabolic Stress Disinfection and Disinfestation, suffocates pests by exposing them to cycles of vacuum and pressurized carbon dioxide. Treatment chambers could be easy to develop on a large enough scale for farmers to use.
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3 Lies Big Food Wants You to Believe and the Truth Behind Factory-'Farmed' Meat | | Alt... - 0 views

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    Most of the meat Americans consume is from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, which are horrific for animals and terrible for our health and our communities.
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Op-Ed Contributor - Math Lessons for Locavores - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    Eating locally grown produce is a fine thing in many ways. But it is not an end in itself, nor is it a virtue in itself.
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