Re: SOC: Syliva Poggioli on Euro-Anti-GM

Date: Sun Jun 25 2000 - 17:40:34 MDT

It is true.
The Slow Food is a *very* big organization.
Very important too.
And the Slow Food is, perhaps, one of the few non-political movements in

scerir (with an english link)

> Greg forwards:
>> And the most important of these trenches is the Slow Food
>> Movement. You've probably heard about it. There's several chapters
>> in the United States. Well, it was founded by Italian leftists as a
>> means to protect local culinary patrimonies and endangered recipes.
>> The slow food militants, they call themselves the Gastronomic left(ph),
>> or the Greenpeace of Gastronomy. And one of their slogans is, 'Reject
>> Sheep,' which what they mean there is manipulated food. They say
>> material and moral pleasures are not free. The century of egalitarian
>> utopias has been buried forever under the well-stocked table.
> The "Greenpeace of Gastronomy"? "Reject Sheep"? "Protecting endangered
> recipes?" If this is not satire, I must say that reality has outdone
> fiction once again.
> Hal

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