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Top News From the Food Front: GMO Labeling Loss, Bee-tastrophe, Custody McFail, and BPA Badness

This week’s news features mega-GMO-developments, bee-tastrophe, equine death sentence commutation, and a parenting win transformed heartbreakingly into a McFail. BPA does more damage than you thought, and the FDA finally takes on trans fats — is it progress, or only ‘progress’? From the lighter side of the news world, a new study reveals that an ounce of nutritional education provides a pound of healthiness for poor families. Read on, for the week’s best news in food!

November 9th

Tough Times for BPA: FDA Ban on the Horizon?

New research links Bisphenol-A with coronary artery disease. Recent legislation bans BPA in containers for baby feeding. Campbell’s Soup just announced its plan to go BPA-free, in response to consumer demand. The FDA is currently reviewing BPA’s safety, with a decision expected by the end of this month. Under fire on many fronts, this controversial chemical just might be on its way out of US consumers’ food supply.

March 9th

Canned Soup BPA Study Inspires a Satire

Back in November of last year Harvard School of Public Health released a study that showed that canned soup raises BPA levels. Recently, Byron Kennard, who goes by The Confounded Environmentalist on Huffington Post, but who is also an pioneering environmental maverick and the Executive Director of The Center for Small Business and the Environment (where I am an advisor), wrote a hilarious satirical piece on “how corporate money perverts the use of science in public policy.”

February 17th