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Sound Consumer, February 2004

What’s the beef?

The flurry of food safety stories making headlines recently is hard to keep up with and digest … And there’s hope that getting these stories on the table, so to speak, is raising awareness and forcing some change toward a more accountable and healthier food system.

The flurry of food safety stories making headlines recently is hard to keep up with and digest … And there’s hope that getting these stories on the table, so to speak, is raising awareness and forcing some change toward a more accountable and healthier food system.

PCC beef and meat

Long before mad cow disease made headlines, the careful animal husbandry practices by PCC’s meat vendors afforded a high level of consumer confidence.

Long before mad cow disease made headlines, the careful animal husbandry practices by PCC’s meat vendors afforded a high level of consumer confidence.

Sustainability profile — Sweet and sustainable: Essential Chocolate

Good news for chocolate lovers: there is a new chocolate maker in town, the Essential Chocolate Company — and their organic product is delicious.

Good news for chocolate lovers: there is a new chocolate maker in town, the Essential Chocolate Company — and their organic product is delicious.

Job stress and finding solutions

The new year is a time when many people evaluate the course of their lives, including their jobs. Does your job make you feel overwhelmed, trapped or out-of-control? Beware … job-related stress can be a strong contributor to making us ill.

The new year is a time when many people evaluate the course of their lives, including their jobs. Does your job make you feel overwhelmed, trapped or out-of-control? Beware … job-related stress can be a strong contributor to making us ill.

USFWS grants $1 million to partnership for Meadowbrook project

This month’s report includes: A $1 million grant to the Meadowbrook project partnership, notice of upcoming information on the Farmland Fund’s newest farm — the Bennington Place, and the donor roster for December 1 – 31, 2003.

This month’s report includes: A $1 million grant to the Meadowbrook project partnership, notice of upcoming information on the Farmland Fund’s newest farm — the Bennington Place, and the donor roster for December 1 – 31, 2003.