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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
When Your Doctor Is Your Chef
3yr bloomberg.com
Thank goodness. So overdue. "How cooking is changing medicine." #foodnews
Thank goodness. So overdue. "How cooking is changing medicine." #foodnews
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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 ...
Even Parisian Bakeries Are Going Gluten-Free
3yr eater.com
YAY!! I wish bakeries in the US made gluten-free stuff out of rice and buckwheat flours without a...
YAY!! I wish bakeries in the US made gluten-free stuff out of rice and buckwheat flours without all the junk and fillers... #foodnews
  • gingerandchorizo Great new! Got to check it out when I go there next time!! :)
  • etsummer This is great! Why not bake and experiment with different types of flours, just from a culinary perspective? You get such different and interesting flavors and textures.
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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GMOs Have No Impact on Human Health, New Study Claims
3yr eater.com
"Or so the National Academies of Sciences say..." #foodnews #foodpolicy
"Or so the National Academies of Sciences say..." #foodnews #foodpolicy
  • Riki I suspect there are some harmless GMOs, and harmful GMO food products.
    My hunch is that Monsanto GMO corn with embedded pesticides is not great for human health.
    ...
  • Rachna Totally agree @riki it's shocking how much of the developed world has banned GMOs
  • sugardetoxme What scientists were behind this and where are they getting their funding?
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Western Diets Are Making People Obese Around the World
3yr healthline.com
Robert Lustig weights in- "Recent study of weight gains among children in rural China raises conc...
Robert Lustig weights in- "Recent study of weight gains among children in rural China raises concerns about changing eating habits across the globe." #foodnews #foodpolicy
  • KristenBeddard This is so disturbing. It's a known fact that companies like coca cola are spending more money is these countries than the U.S. And the victims are low income children...
Cowgirl Creamery sold to Swiss dairy company - SFGate
3yr sfgate.com
Another artisan sold to a larger food company. I didn't think Cowgirl would go, but this is a fas...
Another artisan sold to a larger food company. I didn't think Cowgirl would go, but this is a fascinating read about the acquisition strategy of larger food companies #foodnews #foodpreneurs
  • etsummer Wow, this is really shocking to hear. Sounds like they're very aware and not looking to let the larger company change much of what they're doing but I guess time will tell!
The Ongoing Need for Healthy Food in Corner Stores
3yr citylab.com
"New research shows that WIC program participants mostly redeem their benefits at large stores, b...
"New research shows that WIC program participants mostly redeem their benefits at large stores, but small, local operations are still an important resource." #foodpolicy #foodnews
Statistics on American Eating Rituals
3yr food52.com
"Only 24% of meals are made from scratch (+ other surprising statistics)" #foodnews
"Only 24% of meals are made from scratch (+ other surprising statistics)" #foodnews
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