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Sound Consumer, October 2014

Climate change and northwest agriculture

Climate change seems certain to take a toll on Washington’s $40 billion annual agriculture industry, but the Northwest may be able to adapt better than other regions.

Climate change seems certain to take a toll on Washington’s $40 billion annual agriculture industry, but the Northwest may be able to adapt better than other regions.

Safer receipts

The new receipt paper — called Alpha® Free — was developed by Wisconsin-based Appvion, Inc. It is the only phenol-free choice using vitamin C instead as an image developer. It contains no dyes, no bisphenol-A (BPA) or bisphenol-S (BPS), which are common in other receipt papers.

The new receipt paper — called Alpha® Free — was developed by Wisconsin-based Appvion, Inc. It is the only phenol-free choice using vitamin C instead as an image developer. It contains no dyes, no bisphenol-A (BPA) or bisphenol-S (BPS), which are common in other receipt papers.

Choosing the right oil

Learn how to choose what oils are best suited for specific cooking techniques or are best when used raw.

Learn how to choose what oils are best suited for specific cooking techniques or are best when used raw.

Liquid gold: cooking with oils

Oils add richness and healthy fats to a range of recipes, from vinaigrettes for salads and marinades, to inventive recipes such as the four presented here.

Oils add richness and healthy fats to a range of recipes, from vinaigrettes for salads and marinades, to inventive recipes such as the four presented here.

Letter for strong organic standards

PCC and other businesses oppose recent changes to the National Organic Program that make it easier to keep using synthetic ingredients in organic foods.

PCC and other businesses oppose recent changes to the National Organic Program that make it easier to keep using synthetic ingredients in organic foods.

Letters to the editor

PCC’s advocacy work · Brand ownership brochure · PCC Farmland Trust · Synthetic vitamins · Climate change · Low-carb chocolate? · Badger brand is non-nano · Avoiding pesticides  · Glyphosate film

PCC’s advocacy work · Brand ownership brochure · PCC Farmland Trust · Synthetic vitamins · Climate change · Low-carb chocolate? · Badger brand is non-nano · Avoiding pesticides  · Glyphosate film

News bites

Judge: Kauai GE law invalid · USFWS phases out GE · Butterflies and climate change · Broccoli power · Mercury in the oceans · Factory farming super PAC · Plastic from food byproducts? · Latinos move up on farms · First nutrient-enhanced GE · COOL upheld · Writers subpoenaed in pink slime lawsuit

Judge: Kauai GE law invalid · USFWS phases out GE · Butterflies and climate change · Broccoli power · Mercury in the oceans · Factory farming super PAC · Plastic from food byproducts? · Latinos move up on farms · First nutrient-enhanced GE · COOL upheld · Writers subpoenaed in pink slime lawsuit

PCC Board of Trustees report

Board meeting report · Next board meeting · Board outreach event · October is National Co-op Month · Board application deadline — October 14

Board meeting report · Next board meeting · Board outreach event · October is National Co-op Month · Board application deadline — October 14

Sound Consumer, October 2014