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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
Food for good, the Halal Guys are giving back to the community with a $30k donation to LaGuardia Comm. College
3yr nytimes.com
When it Comes to Food Access, are Grocery Store Hours as Important as Location? #FoodNews
3yr civileats.com
"New research takes on an overlooked aspect of the national conversation around food desserts: gr...
"New research takes on an overlooked aspect of the national conversation around food desserts: grocery store hours."
  • mirasingh Hours are really important. Not everyone can get out of work to get food. This is also an issue with farmers markets and CSAs. Markets usually close at 5pm at the latest. I don't expect the farmer...
  • etsummer @mirasingh really good point. I feel the same way--I can't get to our closest farmers market before it closes (at 2pm!) during the week either. I would definitely shop there and more easily support...
Bittman's op-ed today on why Philly's Proposal of a Soda Tax is different
3yr nytimes.com
"The tax is being billed as an anti-poverty initiative. Until now, every proposed soda tax has be...
"The tax is being billed as an anti-poverty initiative. Until now, every proposed soda tax has been sold first as a health measure; income from the tax has been secondary — destined for the general...
Garbage entrepreneurs are turning food waste into a business
3yr jsonline.com
"Part-time waitress, full-time garbage entrepreneur — Melissa Tashjian has carved out a niche hel...
"Part-time waitress, full-time garbage entrepreneur — Melissa Tashjian has carved out a niche helping turn smelly food scraps into a dark, rich medium to grow more fruits and vegetables." #nofoodwa...
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...
USDA - Changes in Retail Organic Price Premiums from 2004 to 2010
3yr ers.usda.gov
Eggs and dairy have the highest premiums- 82% for eggs! The organic sector continues to grow though. #foodnews #foodpolicy
Why Processed Foods May Promote Gut Inflammation
3yr livescience.com
"Certain food additives may interfere with your gut bacteria, causing changes that boost inflamma...
"Certain food additives may interfere with your gut bacteria, causing changes that boost inflammation in the intestines." #foodnews #itsscience
Meaty, 'Bleeding' Veggie Burgers Sell Out in an Hour
3yr eater.com
"They debuted yesterday at a Whole Foods in Colorado." #foodnews
"They debuted yesterday at a Whole Foods in Colorado." #foodnews
  • etsummer So interesting...I wonder what types of diets these are most attractive to. Longtime vegans/vegetarians who get meat cravings or maybe meat eaters wanting to venture into a more plant-based diet? I...
  • NehaNBB I agree @etsummer - the 'bleeding' message is really off-putting, and I eat mean occasionally. It must be targeted to heavy meat eaters.
  • annefood @NehaNBB I don't eat meat either and totally agree about the bleeding. But I assume it's aimed at meat eaters wanting to venture into a more plant-based diet as @etsummer says
5.5 Million Pounds of Chicken Sold to Schools Recalled
3yr modernfarmer.com
YUCK. Number 4,052 why NOT to eat chicken nuggets. "You will not believe what they found in these...
YUCK. Number 4,052 why NOT to eat chicken nuggets. "You will not believe what they found in these nuts." #foodnews
  • Brianne gross! plastic?!
  • GooseBarry Isn't this why we need a #FoodRevolution? This chicken was pre-cooked. If the school cooked it's own chicken maybe we wouldn't have rubber and plastic in it.