Most of us want to eat healthier. And food marketers know just how to push our buttons. Here are 7 health claims they use to get you to buy unhealthy food.
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Want more transparency into your food supply? Take Food & Water Watch’s Foodopoly quiz to see what you know. Then read its new report — Grocery Goliaths.
A few days ago, Kraft announced it will remove harmful artificial dyes — Yellow No. 5 and 6 — from its character-shaped mac and cheese. Good news. Is it enough?
Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI) just released its first report on the nutrition-related policies and practices of 25 of the largest global food companies.
A new Oxfam campaign published today, Behind the Brands: Food Companies Scorecard, ranks social policies of food and beverage companies and things aren’t looking good for the top 10 food companies as evidenced by the headline: Ten biggest food and beverage companies failing millions of people who grow their ingredients According to Oxfam, the “Big 10” […]
Bruce Bradly, who “worked for over 15 years as a food marketer at companies like General Mills, Pillsbury, and Nabisco,” wrote a pretty interesting piece recently on the way food companies try to make their food addictive. The piece was piggy-backing on a 60 Minutes episode on this topic — “The Flavorists: Tweaking Tastes and Creating Cravings.” […]