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Ellen Gustafson @ellengustafson San Diego + the World

Author: #WetheEaters Co-Founder: Food Tank, FEED. Founder: Apron Project, 30 Project. Foodie, Feeder, Fighter for a better food system. Proud Navy Wife.

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Love the spirit EVERYWHERE supporting the @ussoccer_wnt! Go #USA #women's team! #SheBelieves #USAvJPN #FIFAWWC @ellengustafson @mariashriver
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonLoving being at a packed bar for #USAWomensSoccer #WomensWorldCupHappy 239th! http://t.co/z3ICiKz8i5
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Big Food is paying a lot of $$$ to turn you away from organic http://t.co/qyUOVv60PB http://t.co/guva9vu0CR
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonOrganic farmers earn 22% - 35% more than their non-organic peers. http://t.co/Ugcu9wjlp7 @justinworland @time http://t.co/JmVFExfnWr
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonPic from last night's peaceful start to the holiday weekend...channeling this scene in today's… https://t.co/Us9AUMgNK3
Today is July 2, which is actually the Fourth of July: http://t.co/wWlvJRvIcr http://t.co/C1bWav52Cc
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonNestle CEO on how it plans to reconnect with consumers http://t.co/qzJ7oUXpqi via @CNBC [video] #bigfood ht @branchfood
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThe solution of more local veg is same for US & Africa: Here's how Africa can fix hunger without "help" from Monsanto http://t.co/pp9AI55mIAProud of my Alma Mater's leadership!! @Columbia just became the first US university to divest from private prisons http://t.co/WmH8hrESpk
#foodsystemchange via @nprnews: Communities Get A Lift As Local Food Sales Surge To $11 Billion A Year http://t.co/b1SS7tnoOnTruths of US history: Why do people believe myths about the Confederacy? Because our textbooks & monuments are wrong. http://t.co/AFXsO9aRP4.@WorldFoodPrize goes to, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder of anti-poverty group: http://t.co/pa1BPyETi1 #foodprize15
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonWe must change the sugary drink habit to save lives: Sugary Drinks May Cause 184,000 Deaths A Year http://t.co/jFLA52iUiZ via @HuffPostCaLiv
The silence of pastors who lead most American Mega Churches is deafening on this hashtag ------> #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonCVS gets burned down. Every news outlet shows up. 7 black churches burned, 1 right burning right now. Silence.
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonMy friend @prabhjotsinghNY in @SSIReview: Tomorrow’s Health Relies on New Relationships https://t.co/Q9r40lCLv4 viaFarms/food lead the way for urban renewal: In St. Louis, an Urban Farmer Uses a Rooftop and Food to Spur Renewal http://t.co/BLXu2Nte6UFiber #FTW!!!! How changing your diet changes your gut bacteria http://t.co/lNr04kktt5Interesting education on a little-known form of subsidies to Big Business https://t.co/XfwfTrs4ubThank you @united for the recent food make-over at the United Club. Oatmeal w raisins & blueberries… https://t.co/4VivRmFdEr
Sugary drinks linked to 25,000 deaths in the U.S. each year http://t.co/rOcBNfn19T http://t.co/mLf44uLQ7G
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThe strange link between junk food and depression http://t.co/VtEECJJ9VDAmazing how many negative externalities in our food system came from bad fat advice https://t.co/m65EFYoGMN"We’d never eat meat that comes from a HIMP plant.” –USDA Inspector Tammy Schrier http://t.co/PR4czKiFsl #WTFhormel #foodsafety
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonFreshwater acidification stunts salmon growth: http://t.co/tHapRqbGow @UBC @NatureClimate @physorg_com #climate http://t.co/g3P1DFkVt7
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Muddy waters: the Potomac after a good rain yesterday. https://t.co/UKlSttmo6Z
#loveislove #loverules https://t.co/1ajUh7pPFk
Neat that Californians can buy @Imperfectfruit at some @raleys starting July 11! Hope it's a hit!
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson@SteveCase and I agree that #therevolutionisdelicious @revolution The Future of Food Is Food http://t.co/sXFtrpkNz1Via @nprnews: Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods http://t.co/t6djpm0PxtSnarky but spot-on take-down of fast food junk peddlers... https://t.co/7UAwCVHBXtTrust Me. Butter Is Better., via @nytimes http://t.co/KZfTWoeBOY
"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other” --John F. Kennedy
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonEach American trashes $640 worth of food a year http://t.co/shZPIdU6Zk via @usatoday
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonOrganic farming is financially-sustainable worldwide, study finds - http://t.co/mIC0UNibzI http://t.co/dSRC8F8XJF
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonA #smallfruitrevolution could save CA farms and prevent food waste. https://t.co/bjo3sGEHSoCSA bounty...can't wait for a slice of summer cantaloupe!! https://t.co/T6Ix2WzcpB
#WetheEaters creating food system change via @nprnews: As Tastes Shift, Food Giant General Mills Gets A Makeover http://t.co/404CpR6K2A
Of course! Demand & innovation will build new systems @nprnews: Local Food Is Still A Niche. Can It Grow Beyond That? http://t.co/b1fR1z3u6vNestlé takes the plunge & promises to reduce water use at Cali plant. http://t.co/vZo0whRjLF #CaliforniaDrought http://t.co/D8U8BrEVnH
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonIt takes about an entire bathtub of water to produce one avocado: http://t.co/BdNUifNxiO http://t.co/BnmhFpiBiK
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonSo proud! GO GM! RT @CivilEats: .@GeneralMills to remove artificial colors, flavors http://t.co/nfxUdpOQul http://t.co/YnE2GgXCBh
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I put things in the ground. I water them. I talk to them. Then I pluck them and EAT them!!!!… https://t.co/MJrB9NaUvD
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafsonvia @nprnews: To Tackle Food Waste, Big Grocery Chain Will Sell Produce Rejects http://t.co/tHZgxJAAHC
Standard Mountain Time. https://t.co/OnKelqw8TtFDA says trans fats are not "generally recognized as safe" joining us is author of "We the Eaters" @ellengustafson | @SXMInsight #GIR
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonAbout to join my friend @MargaretHoover on @SiriusXM Channel 121 to talk about the FDA Trans Fat ban. Call in: 877-974-7487!!
.@pahlkadot - @fredwilson invested in #farmtotable http://t.co/YMNWbkU4Bl next stop Bodega 2.0? https://t.co/N0JxFjC0Rw cc @ellengustafson
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Chipotle is testing a new tortilla that has only four ingredients. Real food for real people. http://t.co/2ENgDuuvCM
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonMexico’s Natl Inst of Public Health study shows federal sugar-sweetened beverage tax is reducing soda purchases https://t.co/rAeD1jGcE9Strong step toward healthier diets: F.D.A. Gives Food Industry 3 Years to Eliminate Trans Fats http://t.co/6uoQ2rWWIx
Asymmetry between #healthsystem responses and growing needs is worsening, as are inequalities http://t.co/sGnAANV2Cs http://t.co/a9xDYAqbP1
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonHappy Monday!! #justbecause https://t.co/paJPqsvSboScience for Sale. @patrickmustain covers @MicheleRSimon's latest report on ties between industry and @nutritionorg: http://t.co/N8zTkQAwcE
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson@MicheleRSimon, making the complex nutrition field more transparent! https://t.co/O1OXLl8nWhanother model reshaping the food system: “How Munchery is literally eating the world.” by @shervin https://t.co/riReR8HHDFAmerica can afford a $15 minimum wage, Salesforce CEO says http://t.co/rVLOpdnAML via @MattMEgan5 @PoppyHarlowCNN http://t.co/cNUnlG9HmO
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonSeafood rules from @4fishgreenberg: 1. Eat U.S. fish. 2. A wide variety. 3. More shellfish. http://t.co/URJH4bmiIN http://t.co/34I8Hc4Uch
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Smart move to treat employees better @ChipotleTweets! Good food needs happy healthy food service workers. @rocunited https://t.co/GCUxHZNTahEat more: domestic, variety & shellfish/farmed filter feeders. Three Simple Rules for Eating Seafood @nytimes http://t.co/JN8eCqEc34The $5 Billion Battle For The American Dinner Plate http://t.co/UQjwtEjeGT @LizSegran @FastCompany http://t.co/Bqs9khxY6e
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Can organic farming counteract carbon emissions? Find out: http://t.co/vsOf1dXufP @ranimolla @wsjnumbers http://t.co/v1IbWlCF2r
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Freshly caught Pacific bluefin tuna is being sold for $2.99 lb -- far less than deli sliced turkey. Mine @NPRFood http://t.co/5XUYToGqhQ
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Until the 1960s, Nigeria was a net exporter of food. Now it imports $3 billion a year more http://t.co/vSS2jRpbp0 http://t.co/4e861sfxxe
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonHow 'Diet Gurus' Hook Us With Religion Veiled In Science http://t.co/BU2toxqvVT
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonTrying to genetically modify its brand: Monsanto, Angling For Global Pesticide Dominance, Woos Syngenta http://t.co/6BPCxPJikU @nprnewsYikes, mega-production doesn't look pretty. https://t.co/BYUd4MyssYDelicious and super-fun dinner @whitestreetnyc last night, great to see owners & old friends @DaveZinczenko @danabrams! NYC, check it out!How @chefjoseandres is tackling the dangers of indoor air pollution in the developing world: https://t.co/E3MYGxlA5R
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McDonald's Has Hired Obama's Former Press Secretary to Help Combat Dismal Sales: http://t.co/5EtOlWAnEQ Best of luck to him.
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonCongrats to @BTTRVentures for raising $2M to build "the new Kraft Foods" - the founders are two great guys! http://t.co/rPAjvxMXsw #organic
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonA friendly reminder of Hippocrates- "Let food be thy medicine" from my friends sandhillfarmsutah… https://t.co/PgcawcylKkThe Future of Food Is Food (not “edible food-like substances”) http://t.co/sXFtrpkNz1 @SteveCase @recode
My new OpEd: "How Barbuda Enacted One of the World's Most Successful Ocean Conservation Efforts" http://t.co/M6IeDSzyGL #WorldOceansDay!
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonOne way to save our oceans is by controlling invasive species like the Lionfish! @NatlAquarium @worldoceansday http://t.co/ipLFQo8PaX
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson#diabetes rates up 45% between 1990 and 2013. Lancet update on global burden of disease: http://t.co/UDGCnRzeOQ
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonManaged grazing as a tool for #drought resilience http://t.co/16uzCIPtKA @annaroth #cadrought http://t.co/0yyLSMjxaT
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson#nerdlife love from @nprgenlisten #whylisten https://t.co/MnYhZyoibM
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonKnow what these labels mean, it will help you shop! http://t.co/KRrF1RUcNb @bethskw @VitalsLH http://t.co/T0oX87Q64Y
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Yet another food system irrationality via @nprnews: Halibut Dumping Stirs Fight Among Fishing Fleets In Alaska http://t.co/TQixOyJf5hTeaching the Internet an important lesson in a simple, graceful way. https://t.co/BmXD1z7Ce2
70% of poultry farmers live below poverty line, while poultry corp profits up 71% since 2000. @Leah_compassion #slowmeat
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonBig Food trying so hard to dance around consumer change and grasp at the status quo they know and love https://t.co/u34XdYjP88#foodsystemchange is hot for investors...bad for Big Food & the unhealthy status quo, good for #wetheeaters https://t.co/qjQUATUo6v@WellnessPolicy: Congress could reverse nutrition gains in School Lunch: Just Say “No” to the Opt-out Cop-out - http://t.co/3LWxGPlsPf
Proof that organic sells, but well hidden from eaters: Who is behind organic brands http://t.co/dM4zAnRkcD via @postgraphicsGreat shout out of @petemyers & @EnvirHealthNews work by @NickKristof: Chemicals in Your Popcorn? http://t.co/ublM97tELjBracing for a Food Fight: High Tech v. Slow Food http://t.co/Chj2x5MmBY interesting piece despite quote from me
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We're eating less meat—yet factory farms are still growing. WTF? http://t.co/8mevpZ4rL4
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonHelp @Food_Tank and @takepart put an end to food waste! Together, we can make a difference! http://t.co/UboP0mhokb http://t.co/ij2cJkqrBr
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John Oliver vs. chicken industry: why are our most effective journalists comedians? http://t.co/dsFtrcH5X9
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThe fact that Fritos are vegan, gluten-free, and made with only 3 ingredients doesn't magically turn them into a health food.
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonInteresting debate on what makes good nutrition...more interesting that it's still a legit debate. https://t.co/EsS4KNWPCq
Double Up Bucks ROCK, and here's why: http://t.co/a8xDNaujCo
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonMore signs of decline in trying to tempt back lost eaters... https://t.co/toKpaIHf1ILive up to your values, @Wendys! Come to the table w/ @ciw and join the @FairFoodProgram! http://t.co/w0GBJanxTi #foodchains
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonTake my quiz: Which uses more water: a shower, handful of almonds, a hamburger? Answer: http://t.co/rwBjBvAu7B http://t.co/AXZwSFBTnX
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Catching swordfish shouldn't mean killing whales. Ask@JerryBrownGov to act:http://t.co/uxOdi3n5UO http://t.co/EtbwQEx3zo
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