June 5th, 2015 | by Jill Ettinger
Just how much organic food is out there? While it may seem like the organic food industry is a quiet little subset of your local produce seller, or the pricey stuff at Whole Foods, how’s this for sticker shock: Costco sells more organic food than Whole Foods
April 16th, 2015 | by Jennifer Kaplan
National Pork Producers Council sent pork producers to Capitol Hill to meet with Congress to discuss repealing Country of Origin labeling
February 11th, 2015 | by Mary Gerush
Most of us want to eat healthier. And food marketers know just how to push our buttons. Here are 7 health claims they use to get you to buy unhealthy food
July 13th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
What news have you missed this week? Don't miss a thing: find the top food news stories here!
July 9th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan
Buying local may be the best thing you can do for your community — and the planet. I’ve been singing [&hellip
July 7th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan
Organic foods may be tainted by heavy metal pollution regardless of anyones’ intentions. A post on Alternet.com titled, Food Labelled ‘Organic’ Is No Guarantee [&hellip
May 21st, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
Voters in two Oregon counties this week overwhelmingly approved ballot initiatives prohibiting cultivation of genetically modified crops, despite a million-dollar agribusiness PR campaign against the proposed ban
May 17th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
What's new in food? Glad you asked! This week the USDA shows off its rubber stamp for 'humane' meat and poultry labels, while it shops for guns (no, really!) instead of regulating anything as silly as food labels. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of pounds of meat are recalled due to lack of USDA inspection. In less infuriating news, consumers seek out organics in ever-increasing numbers, and nifty new research weighs in on both high blood pressure and Egyptian vegetarians.
May 3rd, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton
Have you heard about the vegan 'Game of Thrones' themed burger, or the new app to help you fight food waste? Did you see the new diet and nutrition research on MS and heart disease? Do you know about Big Ag's efforts to railroad organic standards, in a direction no one here wants 'em to go? Read on for a roundup of all the good, bad, and interesting news from the food world this week!
April 26th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger
The organic food industry may be growing faster than any other segment in recorded history, but these day, it turns out more people are shopping for “non-GMO” products, even though they’re not exactly sure what it means