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The Absurdity of the Raw Milk Wars
April 16, 2014 – 11:47 pm | No Comment
The Absurdity of the Raw Milk Wars

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
When my father visits, he enjoys slurping down raw oysters by the dozen. I assume he knows this habit is not without a minor chance of food poisoning. While I prefer my food cooked, I …

Taxpayer Subsidies Are Used To Support Unhealthy Foods
April 16, 2014 – 11:02 pm | No Comment
Taxpayer Subsidies Are Used To Support Unhealthy Foods

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What if billions in tax dollars were invested in healthier options rather than given to corporations to subsidize the very foods that are making us sick?

 
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nutritionfacts.org
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Congress Wants To Ban GMO Labeling
April 16, 2014 – 2:58 am | No Comment
Congress Wants To Ban GMO Labeling

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
State GMO labeling proposals may have a bigger foe than the deep pockets of the biotech industry – Congress.
Yes, the legislative body with the worst approval rating in history may soon enact a nationwide ban …

‘Poor labeling and lack of education’ to blame for energy drink misperceptions
April 15, 2014 – 12:48 am | No Comment
‘Poor labeling and lack of education’ to blame for energy drink misperceptions

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that 20% of teenagers who consume energy drinks believe they are safe. Now, a professor from Iowa State University points to poor labeling …

3 Things Women Should Avoid When Shopping For A Gun
April 15, 2014 – 12:16 am | No Comment
3 Things Women Should Avoid When Shopping For A Gun

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
There comes a time in every woman’s life when she is confronted with the prospect of purchasing a firearm for self defense. Inevitably, she is steered to an array of so-called “lady guns” – reduced …

How to contact the FDA about new food label regulations
April 14, 2014 – 12:00 am | No Comment
How to contact the FDA about new food label regulations

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Have you ever wanted to make suggestions to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on regulating food labels to make sure they are safe and that harmful ingredients are clearly labeled?
Now is your chance to …

Walmart To Sell Organic Food at Affordable Prices
April 12, 2014 – 11:12 pm | No Comment
Walmart To Sell Organic Food at Affordable Prices

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Grocery food giant, Walmart announced yesterday that it is to extend its organic range of food.
It has relaunched the brand Wild Oats, first introduced in 1987, which now aims to give consumers real organic produce …

Bill would make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinations for kids
April 12, 2014 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Bill would make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinations for kids

 
 
 
 
 
Colorado moves another step closer to making it more difficult for parents to opt out of vaccinations for their kids.
Lawmakers took up the controversial issue Wednesday afternoon at the State Capitol.
Right now, all parents have …

Why Meat Prices Are Going To Continue Soaring For The Foreseeable Future
April 12, 2014 – 12:13 am | No Comment
Why Meat Prices Are Going To Continue Soaring For The Foreseeable Future

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The average price of USDA choice-grade beef has soared to $5.28 a pound, and the average price of a pound of bacon has skyrocketed to $5.46.  Unfortunately for those that like to eat meat, this is …

Whole Foods Plans to Label All Products Disclosing GMOs by 2018
April 9, 2014 – 11:10 pm | No Comment
Whole Foods Plans to Label All Products Disclosing GMOs by 2018

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
In a huge victory for the alternative media and grassroots activism, Whole Foods announced on Friday that it would require GMO labels on all products by 2018. (Click here for the press release.) This announcement …