My food philosophy is to know what I eat and then eat what I choose. As Thanksgiving nears, I was happy to find this EWG infographic. Healthy choices await.
There’s no such thing as food supply chain transparency for the produce you buy. Want to know where your fruit came from? Good luck with that.
If you don’t know the work of Civil Eats, it’s time. It was just dubbed 2014 Publication of the Year by the James Beard Foundation. Nice. Real nice.
Whole Foods Market is on its way to provide major transparency into the produce and flowers it sells by launching a tiered labeling system. Learn more.
This week, Google introduced a new feature I think you’ll like — a voice-enabled search for the nutritional value of common foods.
This time, the McDonald’s controversy is not for food poisoning or health standards (thankfully?), but for putting the va-va-voom in Mickey D’s infamous Quarter Pounder. NPR wrote about a video portrays a team of McDonald’s marketing specialists gearing up for a photo shoot – with airbrushing ready to go for the celebrity model.
The Atlantic is on the case! In an article ominously entitled “The Very Real Danger of Genetically Modified Foods,” author Ari LeVaux exposes what’s lurking in our veggies. Dun dun dunnnn. Here are some very major points to take away from the article, though many implications are yet to come.