January 25th, 2015 | by Jill Ettinger
Washington State might be progressive when it comes to passing laws that allow the use of recreational cannabis, but it’s taking a turn back in time towards oppressing its residents freedom of speech with one of the first proposed laws of 2015: House Bill 1104—an “ag-gag” bill sponsored by state Reps. Joe Schmick (R-Colfax) and and J.T. Wilcox (R-Yelm) that will make it illegal to record audio or video of activity taking place inside Washington factory farms without consent.
January 23rd, 2015 | by Jennifer Kaplan
Monsanto settled several lawsuits alleging that the company failed to properly isolate their GMO wheat resulting in contamination of the wheat supply
January 22nd, 2015 | by Becky Striepe
A McGill University study looked at four types of nutrition labels on food and found that the labels we currently use are the least effective in helping shoppers make informed food choices
January 16th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe
K-Cup recycling isn't the solution to K-Cup waste. Learn why and try these alternatives to wasteful, single-use plastic
January 14th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe
Maybe this headline should read "New York Bans Styrofoam, Chemical Companies Freak Out."
January 12th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe
Campus Kitchen is taking leftover food from college cafeterias and local businesses and feeding the hungry
December 10th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
We have the power to change lives for farm workers and end slaughterhouse cruelty by making more mindful food choices.
November 27th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
This is the time of year where we give thanks for what we have, most importantly, our friends and family. We gather around and celebrate with food and drink. Food news stories have been at the center of much discussion this year. From GMO labeling laws to soda taxes, things are getting better in our food system, even while some aspects of it are getting worse (looking at you, Monsanto!)
November 20th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Could home cooking help fight the obesity crisis? A new study found that even people who aren't trying to lose weight eat better when they cook at home
November 6th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
The food baby eats, just like adults, hinges on the economic divide and socioeconomic class. And these economic choices may impact their health and eating habits later in life. That’s the finding of a new study out of the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
November 4th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan
Want to help stop Vitaminwater's unfair settlement from being approved? Retweet this post and add @vitaminwater #falseadvertising #howihustle
October 30th, 2014 | by Jo Borrás
Oyster populations are waning, and the impacts could be more profound than the end of raw bars as we know it. How are oysters and clean water linked