Food labeling can be helpful, but it can also be incredibly deceptive. Here’s how to cut through the packaging BS and find truly healthy food.
I had the chance to talk with Andrea Thomas, Wal-Mart’s Vice President of Sustainability, about Wal-Mart’s new healthy eating initiative. She kindly answered a few questions I had about the programs.
A new study by the Prevention Institute, called “Claiming Health”, examines front of package labeling children’s food. Their findings are not promising.
Wal-Mart announced their intentions this morning to make food healthier and to make healthy food affordable. Working with First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move initiative, Wal-Mart will increase accessibility to healthy foods through lower prices, location of stores, and better nutrition in popular packaged items.
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 [ … ]