I’m always on the lookout for a great new sustainable food start-up. I’ve jumped behind everything from the food justice blog Civil Eats to Forage Kitchen, a co-working space for [ … ]
It appears that even a good company like Barbara’s Bakery may need a nudge to do the right thing. Caught using the ‘natural’ label on certain products that may contain [ … ]
PepsiCo brand Naked Juice will stop using ‘all natural’ to describe its products after agreeing to settle a US class action suit for $9 million. Naked Juice: No More ‘all [ … ]
I was thrilled to learn that in March of this year that the Organic Consumers Association has launched a nationwide campaign to “expose and eliminate the misleading practice of ‘natural’ [ … ]
Coca-Cola Co fails to convince the courts to set aside a consumer lawsuit filed against them for mislabeling Simply Orange, Minute Maid Premium and Minute Maid Pure Squeezed orange juice [ … ]
Greenwash by beverage producers with products aimed at kids seems to becoming more common. Last week, I wrote about how MINUTE MAID Fruit Punch recently added artificial sweetener to it [ … ]
Does MINUTE MAID Premium Fruit Punch contain the artificial sweetener sucralose? It seems impossible to know. As a member of the Feingold Program (also known as the Feingold Diet) I receive periodic [ … ]
On October 1, 2012 the Federal Trade Commission issued the long awaited revised “Green Guides” guidelines that are designed to help marketers ensure that the claims they make about the environmental attributes [ … ]
My friend Charles Margulis manages media outreach for the Center for Environmental Health. But it wasn’t until I read his bio at the bottom of his post, Green Windows or Greenwashing, that [ … ]
Why are some well-known organic brands fighting to keep consumers in the dark about GMOs by contributing to the “No on Prop 37” campaign?
Hmmm. A new “low-calorie” drink has hit the market: Air or Alcohol Inspired Refresher.
Frito-Lay has again been accused of deceiving consumers in a second lawsuit by making all-natural claims on its products which also contain genetically modified corn and vegetable oils.
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and Nestlé “have a serious romance going on.” The WSJ has taken to regularly interviewing Nestlé executives about food and water issues and granting Nestlé the opportunity to opine about solving world problems in a way that enhances their bottom line.