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What to Eat, See, Read & Do in the Upcoming Week

Palm Desert Food + Wine Festival: All week in the Coachella Valley, many of the top chefs offer gourmet food and wine tastings for the Palm Desert Food + Wine Festival. Plus, one of the most sustainable dairys, Kerrygold, offers tastings. Kerrygold has cows that are completely pastured to produce some of the best tasting cheeses, butters, and powdered milk products.

New York Times Essay Contest: The New York Times has a contest to write an article of less than 600 about why it’s ethical to eat meat. The winner gets his/her essay published in the Times. The deadline is April 8. Go to the website for more details.

Stop Pink Slime: Jamie Oliver and his Food Revolution team have launched a campaign called Stop Pink Slime. You can go to their website and sign a petition to tell the USDA to stop using pink slime as a filler in ground beef. Already Safeway, Costco, Whole Foods, Burger King, McDonald’s, and Taco Bell have stopped using the tainted substance in their meat because of the news. With a campaign, we can further the cause even more.

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