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Tag: GMOs

Why is the Government Pushing GMOs?

The government has had a hand in marketing the least healthy foods for decades. This pro-GMO program isn’t much different from the USDA checkoff programs that promote meat and dairy to consumers.

Why and How to Avoid Processed Foods

Avoiding processed foods is healthy eating 101, but sometimes it’s nice to revisit the whys behind our food choices. We’ve got some science-based reasons to give processed foods the boot, plus 15 healthy, whole food recipes to help you make the leap to home cooking.

Vermont Right to Know Gets Its Day in Court

Oregon’s GMO labeling law may be kaput for now, but in Vermont the shopper’s right to know is still a possibility. The Vermont Right to Know GMOs Coalition sent out a press release this morning announcing that tomorrow morning Burlington’s Federal District court “will be hearing the first oral arguments on Vermont’s landmark GMO labeling law.”

21 Food News Stories From 2014 to Make You Feel Grateful for Progress

This is the time of year where we give thanks for what we have, most importantly, our friends and family. We gather around and celebrate with food and drink. Food news stories have been at the center of much discussion this year. From GMO labeling laws to soda taxes, things are getting better in our food system, even while some aspects of it are getting worse (looking at you, Monsanto!).