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Friday, August 9, 2013

Weekly food news roundup: Canadian food prices soar while we waste as much as 40% of it, the dispiriting life & times of ice cream truck drivers and more...

This week's Friday food news roundup, sharing news, links and stories of interest to or from those of a lefty viewpoint.  
Second hand smoke on a patio is still second hand smoke!:

The oddly dispiriting life of a Toronto ice cream truck driver:

Conference Board of Canada finds that Canada's food system needs an environmental overhaul and reveals shocking waste like the fact that as much as 40% of all food (or $27.7 billion) is wasted in our country:

 Sleep deprivation linked to junk food cravings:

Good news for the brains of chocolate lovers!:

Study finds widespread conflict of interest in corporate food safety decisions:

Lab grown break through or science nightmare?:

The world's soil faces widespread desertification and ecological disaster:

Deep fried and processed food banned from the Canada Games:

The shocking rise in food prices in Canada, 19% over the last 5 years:

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