April 2012

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The “Pink Slime” Debate

10:43 27 April in GreenMarket
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By Paula Detwiller For the last two decades or so, our hamburger meat has been “beefed up” with filler made from ground-up, ammonia-treated beef scraps, sinew and connective tissue.  Formally known as boneless lean beef trimmings (BLBT), the food industry says it’s wholesome, safe and delicious....

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It’s Florida Tomato Time!

16:39 12 April in GreenMarket, Vendor
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By Paula Detwiller Did you know that fresh, ripe, juicy tomatoes are harvested from every growing district in Florida at this time of year, and shipped across the U.S.? That’s why April is National Florida Tomato Month, in recognition of our state’s large, high-quality crop. More than...