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Trade

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Goes Fair Trade

    Longtime local chocolatier Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate (112 North Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood; 314-965-6615) is now selling Fair Trade chocolate. Fair Trade is a nonprofit that helps make sure suppliers in places like the Ivory Coast, where Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate gets all of its cocoa, are paid ... More >>

  • News

    August 8, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    Missouri Lobbyists Will Work for Booze? The "Liquor Wars" at the Legislature Intensify

    One of the more intense fights at the Missouri legislature in the final weeks of the session centers on a proposal to reform government regulation of the alcohol industry; it's controversial enough that some lobbyists and lawmakers in Jefferson City now refer to it as the "liquor wars." Critics sa ... More >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2012

    Maps & Atlases

    8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • News

    December 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Ohio Milk Labeling Law Deemed Unconstitutional

    A federal court has ruled Ohio's milk labeling law unconstitutional. Food Safety News reports that the ruling came after a two-year legal battle over the state's ban on labeling milk as "rbGH free," "rbST free," or "artificial hormone free". The case is also the first to state that milk from cows no ... More >>

  • News

    September 1, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 20, 2010

    A Good Day for Science in St. Louis -- Science Center, Danforth Center to Expand

    danforthcenter.org​You may have already seen the news splashed across this morning's Post-Dispatch. The St. Louis Science Center will announce today that its moving ahead with a $9.5 million expansion to create a new exhibition hall. But that wasn't the only science-related news leaked yesterday. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    How to Identify a Census Worker

    Behold a census worker. ​A census worker won't:sell you Girl Scout cookies (or anything else). stalk you, but he (or she) will knock on your door up to three times. come inside your house. (So, don't even ask.)Still unclear about what a census worker will and won't do? You're in luck! Daily RFT ju ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    We Love Our Cheap Gas!

    flickr.com/photos/cindy47452​You may not be aware, but there are high and low seasons for gasoline consumption. (Yeah, it was a surprise to us, too.) The summer driving season ended last week, on Labor Day, and in the resulting plummeting of gas prices, St. Louis ended up with the lowest in the na ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 6.9

    The public fascination with what the Obamas are eating, including a certain St. Louis pizza joint. (AP)Russia expands its ban on pork imports from the U.S. (Washington Post)European winemakers stop a proposal to allow rosé wine to be made from blending red and white wines. (Guardian)

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Java Enabled: Is Coffee Recession-Proof?

    Zach Dyer is a writer living in Saint Louis. He did his thesis research on coffee farmers in Southern Mexico. Since then, he has visited coffee plantations in Costa Rica and Mexico as well as roasters and cafés across the U.S. He blogs about coffee for Gut Check every Wednesday.Is coffee recession ... More >>

  • News

    April 1, 2009
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    March 26, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Thursday, 3.26

    Yet another call for the government to create a new food-safety organization. (HealthDay News)Ethiopia suspends all exports of coffee. (New York Times)Food costs have decreased, but lower revenues mean restaurants are still struggling. (Reuters)

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 1.14

    In today's news: Whole Foods asks for help, Canada says OK to new meat labeling and a critic enters the kitchen

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    The Morning Brew: Monday, 12.29

    In today's news: Mexico bans U.S. meat, Diet Coke Plus shouldn't be "Plus," and France isn't happy about its wine.

  • Calendar

    November 26, 2008

    Everybody Wins

    It's a nice way to buy

  • Calendar

    November 12, 2008

    Buying Power

    Help yourself and others, too

  • Calendar

    November 12, 2008

    Free Movie!

    It's all about the Benjamins

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2008

    The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 9.2

    The USDA is within its rights to prevent meatpackers from testing cattle for mad cow disease, a federal appeals court rules. (Reuters) Russia bans poultry imports from several U.S. producers, ostensibly because of safety concerns. (New York Times) Last week it was Gordon Ramsay vs. Paul McCartney. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 20, 2008

    Think Globally Here Locally

    All peoples love a party

  • Calendar

    August 20, 2008

    Think Globally Here Locally

    All peoples love a party

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 21, 2008

    The Morning Brew: Monday, 7.21

    A campaign of violence against aid workers threatens food relief in Somalia. (New York Times) The FDA may ease last year's restrictions against seafood imported from China. (USA Today) A new study finds that women who eat nuts while pregnant may put their children at greater risk for asthma. (Los ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 9, 2008

    On the Road Again

    It’s a wheel good time

  • News

    June 4, 2008
  • Dining

    January 16, 2008

    Fish-Cheese Sausage

    Lotte Ham & Milk Co., Ltd.

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2007

    The Morning Brew: Thursday, 10/11

    More on the salmonella outbreak in Banquet-brand pot pies: A consumer alert has been issued, but not a recall. (AP) www.ease.com U.S. officials are studying Japan's rigorous process for screening food imported from China. (New York Times) Mizzou scientists think red wine might fight food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2007

    The Morning Brew: Monday, 9/17

    It's the Cold War of food imports: www.search.com China has greatly ramped up inspections of food imported from the U.S. (AP) Meanwhile, a major U.S. food-industry trade group will ask for more government oversight over the safety of imported food -- a dramatic step in an industry that g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2007

    The Morning Brew: Thursday, 8/16

    Not exactly the busiest 24 hours in food news. Food imported from Mexico is just as -- and perhaps more -- problematic than food imported from China. (Houston Chronicle) A report on cancer commissioned by President Bush takes the government to task for making it more difficult to eat healthy. (Reu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2007

    China Syndrome

    A few weeks ago, when news broke of a Chinese street vendor selling steamed buns allegedly made partly out of cardboard, I expressed my dismay at the media's hyperbolic reporting of the story. Using this one incident as an argument in the larger debate about food safety wasn't just shoddy logic -- i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2007

    Bush Creates Food-Safety Panel

    Well, I'll be gosh-durned. Our favorite story has gotten W's attention. President Bush today issued an executive order creating a "high-level government panel" to examine how to improve oversight of food imports. Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael Leavitt will head the panel. (CNN) May ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2007

    Have They Never Eaten a Dirty-Water Hot Dog?

    www.musc.edu Piling on OK. First, the news: A Chinese TV network found a street vendor selling buns made out of freakin' cardboard. (AP at CNN) Squares of cardboard picked from the ground are first soaked to a pulp in a plastic basin of caustic soda -- a chemical base commonly used in ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2007
  • Blogs

    June 29, 2007
  • News

    May 9, 2007

    Orange You Mad at Dennis?

    A Riverfront Times theater critic gets a critique of his own.

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2006
  • Music

    April 5, 2006

    Limbeck

    Thursday, April 6, at 7 p.m. Creepy Crawl (412 North Tucker Boulevard)

  • Film

    October 20, 2004

    The Power of Yes

    A pair of political pranksters invent the art of "identity correction"

  • Dining

    November 26, 2003

    Grand New

    Another Vietnamese restaurant on South Grand? Yes, and the food is superb.

  • Restaurants

    April 2, 2003
  • News

    October 16, 2002

    Remember Paris

    When Emerson pulls out of this small southern town, it'll leave bitterness and broken promises behind. That's what happens when a marriage ends badly.

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Import Store

    Gringo Jones Imports

  • News

    October 25, 2000

    The Big Payback

    With this presidential debate, the highlights didn't come from Bush or Gore

  • News

    October 25, 2000

    Paying the Price

    Bud Faron and other independent dealers devoted their lives to the big oil companies. That just wasn't enough.

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000
  • News

    August 30, 2000

    Party Crashers

    Ralph Nader tries to derail the corporate-sponsored presidential debates with a lawsuit. Protesters have their own plans to disrupt the Bush-Gore affair at Wash. U.

  • News

    July 19, 2000

    This Ain't No Party

    Ross Perot launched the Reform Party as the voice of the American people. Eight years later, it's a shrill, staticky free-for-all, and the moderates can't get heard.

  • News

    January 5, 2000

    EYE OF THE NEEDLE

    Kellwood's taking fashion forward by making virtually all our clothes in the Third World. But the St. Louis giant carefully cloaks its operations, its plant locations and its monitoring of labor conditions.

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