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Canada Approves Sale of Genetically Modified Salmon
3yr eater.com
"Sales to the public could begin within a year." #policynews #foodnews
"Sales to the public could begin within a year." #policynews #foodnews
A New Non-GMO Label Joins the Fray
3yr modernfarmer.com
"A new non-GMO certification program from the folks who brought you the Animal Welfare Approved l...
"A new non-GMO certification program from the folks who brought you the Animal Welfare Approved label has arrived." #policynews #foodnews
  • FarmerDave Already so many labels. I wonder if another one will help.
  • etsummer @FarmerDave totally agree. I think this could just be even more confusing to eaters
China’s New Dietary Guidelines Could Be Good News For The Climate
3yr thinkprogress.org
Very interesting. "While dietary experts will weigh in on the nutritional aspects, buried in the ...
Very interesting. "While dietary experts will weigh in on the nutritional aspects, buried in the pages is a recommendation with potentially huge implications for climate change." #foodnews #policynews
  • etsummer Hopefully because these recommendations are rooted in health concerns they will have a greater impact? Maybe China will see climate impacts from this and it will set a good example of what's...
All Los Angeles farmers markets will now accept food stamps
3yr latimes.com
A week ago the Los Angeles City Council made it easier for Los Angeles residents of all income le...
A week ago the Los Angeles City Council made it easier for Los Angeles residents of all income levels to purchase produce at farmers markets. #policynews #foodnews
FDA Announces Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label
3yr fda.gov
Thanks to Michelle Obama! #ladyboss #foodnews #policynews "The FDA finalized the new Nutrition Fa...
Thanks to Michelle Obama! #ladyboss #foodnews #policynews "The FDA finalized the new Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods to reflect new scientific information, including the link between diet ...
Obama’s New Overtime Rules Will Give Restaurant Workers Much-Deserved Raises !
3yr eater.com
This could change restaurant culture, minimum wage and the middle class! #foodnews #policynews
This could change restaurant culture, minimum wage and the middle class! #foodnews #policynews
  • Rachna This is such a big deal. I'm curious if this new federal ruling will ensure more restaurants will move to a no tipping model to ensure they can compensate chefs their well-deserved overtime pay....
  • RahulRaRa Very interesting news
  • rahbjee Thanks Obama! 🙋🏻
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Can the USDA Force Convenience Stores to Provide Healthier Food for SNAP Users?
3yr civileats.com
"Stricter SNAP eligibility rules could improve the selection in small neighborhood stores. Or it ...
"Stricter SNAP eligibility rules could improve the selection in small neighborhood stores. Or it could prompt those stores to opt out of the program all together." #policynews #foodpolicy
San Francisco Soda Tax Backers Say Measure Will Be on Ballot
3yr abcnews.go.com
Backers of a sugary drink tax say the issue will be on San Francisco's November ballot, despite missing a key deadline by one day. Campaign organizers had announced Thursday morning that they had c...
How Minimum Wage Hikes Could Affect Small Scale Franchisees
3yr eater.com
"Despite evidence to the contrary, fast-food franchisees say wage hikes will affect their bottom ...
"Despite evidence to the contrary, fast-food franchisees say wage hikes will affect their bottom line." These are small privately run businesses we are talking about. #policynews
  • Rachna this is such an important discussion, because a lot of 'small businesses' in America are actually franchises - where the independent business owner absorbs all risk. As someone who grew up in a...
  • annefood So true, Rachna. Good to hear your comments on this.
Is the fresh fruit and vegetable program in schools going to be changed by canning lobbyists?
3yr civileats.com
"If the House gets its way, food industry lobbying could undermine the fresh fruit and vegetable ...
"If the House gets its way, food industry lobbying could undermine the fresh fruit and vegetable program, which brings fresh produce to public schools." #policynews