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By Wendy Allen | Photo By Just Label It 0

Did you know 40+ countries have mandatory GMO labeling? Why isn’t the US among these leaders? 900,000 people have sent comments to the FDA calling for GMO labeling in the US, with19 days left to reach one million. Take Action: Check out this GMO facts infographic from Just Label It and consider supporting this important movement for the sake of our food and farmland. Also read “Searching for the Silver Bullet” by Melissa Hughes and this Edible Nation article by Naomi Starkman for more information about GMOs.  

Kids in the Kitchen? Indeed! “Preschoolers with Knives: How young can a child be and still learn how to cook?” Slate.com

No longer simply a spaghetti topping, meatballs have gone gourmet. Huffington Post gives us a history of “The Mighty Meatball,” and the local Girls Guide to Guns and Butter cooks up this amazing-looking Russian-Jewish “Meatball Appetizer.”

Local Libations
Capital Brewery has released a new beer made with regional wild rice—the Manoomator. Try saying that five times fast. "No one can pronounce the name, so that's half the fun of watching people order one," says Kirby Nelson, brewmaster. Read the Isthmus review for more on this 4 bottle openers out of four brew.

Red Eye Brewing Company’s new seasonal double IPA called Serendipity is on tap at the Old Fashioned for a limited time. Read the Isthmus review for more about Serendipity.

Wendy Allen is digital editor, copy editor, and a writer for Edible Madison. She reads style guides for fun, believes stories have power, and is fascinated by the evolution of the English language—for better or worse. Her mission: to wrestle the wily comma into submission.

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