June 30th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan
Imagine if tobacco companies said they were doing something responsible to protect you. How would you respond to that? That's one of the Coca-Cola obesity questions posed in a new You Tube Video: The Honest Coca-Cola Obesity Commercial
May 15th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Aspartame has an image problem, so the company that produces this artificial sweetener is pulling a branding 101 move: changing the name. Meet AminoSweet
March 22nd, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
This weeks food news features 'healthy and natural' mislabeling, a lawsuit challenging Idaho's brand new ag-gag law, and fast-food wage theft. But don't worry: you'll also find great news for organic growers, beer drinkers, and organic beer drinkers!
March 1st, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
This week's food news is maddening, if you don't happen be a sociopath who loves animal cruelty; but on the bright side, if you adore ag-gag laws and think accountability, food safety, and the First Amendment are all for the (antibiotic-resistant-disease-ridden) birds, then you're in for a treat! Monsanto offers up some rather obnoxious distractions to this ag-gag foolishness -- unfortunately for human kidneys, Monarch butterflies, and pretty much that whole 'environment' thingie. But before diving in to all those noxious Big Ag news fumes, let's talk about progress: yes, some exists! For all the good, bad and ugly in the food world, get your news fix here!
January 12th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
While we've shifted away from the milk-drinking culture we were as recent as the 1970s—even despite best efforts by the 'Got Milk' campaign—our cheese intake has skyrocketed. In the past forty years, we've decreased our milk consumption by 30 percent, but cheese consumption has increased more than 177 percent.
December 7th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton
GMOs in the news this week disrupt trade with China, while Americans clamor for labeling of genetically modified foods. Does food taste better when it's organic? What if you only THINK it's organic? Can you afford to eat food that won't kill you? Can fast food workers afford to eat food at all? Could you be allergic to meat? Read on for these answers and more, from the week's top food news!
October 26th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton
Another study links red meat to cancer, low blood sugar impacts brain health, new vegan mayo company prepares for national [&hellip
August 27th, 2013 | by Jennifer Kaplan
7-Eleven Charged with False ‘Natural’ Advertising Convenience store chain 7-Eleven Inc. was about to join a growing list of companies [&hellip
August 23rd, 2013 | by Jennifer Kaplan
No More ‘Organic” Keebler Organic Toasteds Harvest Wheat Cracker has changed their name. They have taken off the term [&hellip