Quaker Oats’ parent company – PepsiCo – has spent millions to stop GMO labeling initiatives. Let’s ask them to change their tune.
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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.
How many calories are in that burger? Soon, it will be harder to ignore nutrition (or lack thereof) in the foods you order out. Menu labeling is on the way.
Whole Foods Market is rolling out a new produce rating system to promote sustainable farming practices. How much does it really mean? You be the judge.
Get smart from your fart? A new fart app teaches kids to scan food barcodes and learn about ingredients in a fun way — by highlighting flatulence potential.
Europe wastes about 90 million tonnes of food a year. they’re determined to take a bite out of that number by tackling those confusing “Best Before” dates.
Wanna’ drop by Starbucks for a Gingerbread Latte? Before you do — heads up! A large cup of that tasty holiday beverage contains 47 grams of sugar. Seriously.
Whole Foods Market is on its way to provide major transparency into the produce and flowers it sells by launching a tiered labeling system. Learn more.
Think you know all the sugar names on food labels? Not sure? Test your sugar knowledge. This is a guest post by Bonnie Patten, Executive Director of truthinadvertising.org. In it Patten points out that while we all expect Halloween to be a time filled with sugary treats, food manufacturers also spend a lot of time hiding the sugars they […]
I didn’t understand what food “expiration” dates and labels really meant. Do you? Well, the NRDC and Harvard just published a report that can teach us all we need to know.
What does the “grass-fed” label really mean? The USDA’s grass-fed labeling standard tells you a lot, but what it doesn’t tell you is just as important.
Shopping at Target just got more interesting. Last week, the major retailer announced a new line of natural and organic food and beverage items, named Simply Balanced.
When I can’t buy cage-free, locally-raised eggs, I find myself staring at my grocery store’s egg shelves, trying to decipher those cryptic egg carton labels. Learn what they really mean.