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  • Allergy Alert:C & H Meat Company (Vernon, CA) recalls Korean Brand BBQ Flavored Spicy Pork Butt (10-oz pkgs and bulk pkgs; Produced through Jan 16, 2013), Marinated Spicy Pork Butt (10-oz pkgs and bulk pkgs; Produced through Jan 16, 2013) and Korean Brand BBQ Flavored Spicy Boneless Chicken Leg Meat (10-oz pkgs and bulk pkgs; Produced through Jan 16, 2013), due to undeclared monosodium glutamate (MSG). The recalled products were distributed to retail establishments and restaurants in California.
  • Food Safety Recall:Knott’s Fine…

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With 90% of its Crop Pre-sold and a Land Lease Rate of $1 Per Year, a Vertical Farm Rises in Wyoming

A greenhouse that saved space and water, created jobs for local disabled people and provided food for the isolated Wyoming community seemed like a win-win.

Jackson Hole town council called for a project to fill a small lot next to the parking structure that supports the local theater. It was decided the vertical greenhouse idea was a great way to use idle space, provide jobs and create fresh local produce; a little more lettuce and a little less useless space if you will. They decided to lease the lot to Vertical Harvest for a measly green revolution supporting $1 per year. Then it was just a matter of finding the funds and creating the design that would turn a 30 x 150 feet lot into 23 acres of vertical farmland.

via With 90% of its Crop Pre-sold and a Land Lease Rate of $1 Per Year, a Vertical Farm Rises in Wyoming.