This weekend draws to a close National Farmers Market Week and across the country, farmers markets will be celebrating through special events, contests, cooking demonstrations, tastings, and much more. Since [ … ]
Marion Nestle of Food Politics weighs in on a Harvard School of Public Health forum on “who decides what your children eat.” She makes some very compelling points supporting the recent Happy Meal toy ban in San Francisco.
There were plenty of people, I’m sure, who hated the recent decision in San Francisco to ban Happy Meal toys (or, more specifically, toy incentives in fast food meals that [ … ]
Antibiotics are frequently abused on factory farms. Animals receive doses of human antibiotics aimed at increasing their growth and preventing disease. This practice is a public health danger, because over time it’s helping breed antibiotic resistant bacteria.
This Friday is the last day for public comment on the new FDA guideline limiting antibiotic use on farms.
Sorry, Popeye. Your tin can of spinach just can’t compete with the brawny nutritional wallop from a bunch of fresh greens from a local farmers’ market or home garden. Too [ … ]