A proposed rule by the USDA will require beef processors to label any cut of beef that has been mechanically tenderized and include cooking instructions that will kill any potential pathogen that has been introduced to the beef by the process.
What’s in your pantry? Is it filled with natural or processed foods? If you removed all but the healthy products, what would remain? Read these ten guidelines for a healthy pantry.
Does knowing a hot dog with the works has 404 calories deter you from wolfing it down? How about knowing you’d have to play 50 minutes of tennis to burn those calories?
This Earth Day, put your actions where your mind is — join honk-and-wave protests across the country, to demand corporate accountability in food labeling — boo, Kellogg’s! — and raise awareness about GMOs.
Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI) just released its first report on the nutrition-related policies and practices of 25 of the largest global food companies.
Are Froot Loops healthy because they’re “made with whole grains”? Is a 100-calorie bag of cookies good for you? We’re bombarded with food labels and ads designed to mislead.
The Boston Globe is the latest organization to conduct an investigation into fish fraud to find out how much of our seafood is mislabeled. They found that nearly half of the fish tested were labeled incorrectly. Legislators in Massachusetts are reacting.
FDA is preparing to announce its approval of genetically engineered salmon soon. Even worse, this fish may not even be labelled as genetically engineering or genetically modified.
I’ve often looked to the UK as a great model of cautious, thoughtful food policy, but it looks like the new government there is taking its cues from the food [ … ]
[social_buttons]Should GM (genetically modified) foods be labeled as GM foods? I would say that obviously they should — we label everything from nutritional content to ingredients to place of origin [ … ]
[social_buttons]Last week was a win for healthy foodies! Food manufacturers opted to suspend the Smart Choices labeling program, which would have deemed products like Fruit Loops and Lucky Charms as [ … ]
On September 30, 2004 the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued an interim final rule for the mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) program for fish and shellfish as required [ … ]
Milk is big in our house. We eat ice cream, butter, cheese, and yogurt. I love my morning coffee with just enough half-and-half to turn it a lovely shade of [ … ]