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Canadian study shows that parents with limited means avoid feeding kids healthy foods they might not eat.
3yr m.thestar.com
With limited finances, many parents turn to foods like hot pockets and chicken nuggets that they ...
With limited finances, many parents turn to foods like hot pockets and chicken nuggets that they know their kids will eat, even though they aren't as nutritious. A child refusing a new food or spit...
  • Udi Fascinating
  • unconventionalbaker I wonder if any food policy has been successful to date though? 🤔
  • JenniferEmilson Too true- if started young, kids will know what good food can taste like. They need to learn to like those flavours before the hot pockets and tater tots come along!
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House Passes Anti-Menu Labeling Bill that Would Keep Nutrition Information from Consumers
3yr cspinet.org
Another bill with tricky wording #policynews
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Big Brands Spent Millions in Hidden Campaign to Thwart GMO Labeling
3yr eater.com
Go Campbell's for standing up for GMO labeling! It's appalling how big business can pay to cover ...
Go Campbell's for standing up for GMO labeling! It's appalling how big business can pay to cover up their bad business practices and keep citizens in the dark. #policynews
How McDonald's Labor Trial Could Affect the Entire Fast Food Industry
3yr eater.com
The ruling could affect the wages and benefits of hundreds of thousands of U.S. workers. #policynews
The ruling could affect the wages and benefits of hundreds of thousands of U.S. workers. #policynews
Should Sprouts Come With A Warning Label?
3yr npr.org
Over 20 people have been sickened in two new outbreaks of foodborne illness linked to alfalfa spr...
Over 20 people have been sickened in two new outbreaks of foodborne illness linked to alfalfa sprouts. For something many deem a "health food," sprouts continue to be a vexing food-safety challenge...
  • Georegulus Ive heard this but never had a problem myself when sprouting grains or beans. Does anyone know whether "microgreens" have the same problem?
  • unconventionalbaker Hmmm. A toughie. I suppose if there's a high risk of catching something it's worth the label. Then again I take mainstream reports like this with a grain of salt. I find there are often other...
  • olivettefarm @Georegulus microgreens are grown differently than sprouts. They're grown in open air in soilless mixes inside of greenhouses as opposed to sprouts that are grown in a manner that can be pretty...
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Looks like California voters are in support of a soda tax and a warning label on sugary beverages
3yr field.com
This is great timing since a bill proposing warning labels will hit the house soon #policynews
The food movement is small? Not from where we sit
3yr washingtonpost.com
This is an awesome piece by Anna Lappe on the stats to prove that this is really a movement! #pol...
This is an awesome piece by Anna Lappe on the stats to prove that this is really a movement! #policynews
The Top 5 Food Problems Americans Want the Next President to Fix | Civil Eats
3yr civileats.com
From access to government subsidies to workers’ rights, Americans are increasingly seeing food as...
From access to government subsidies to workers’ rights, Americans are increasingly seeing food as political. #policynews
Flint Water Response Perfectly Captures The Difference Between Bernie Sanders And Hillary Clinton
3yr huffingtonpost.com
"Flint's mayor endorsed Clinton on Tuesday." This article is from a month back but I'm curious as...
"Flint's mayor endorsed Clinton on Tuesday." This article is from a month back but I'm curious as to what Flint residents think about the two political candidates responses on the ground. Obviously...
  • Rachna Ya this is so true... I hope they talk about food policy soon because I feel like the responses may fall into the same camp. I'm not sure what "pragmatic" vs. lofty looks like in terms of food...
  • sugardetoxme @Rachna and from someone in Michigan
  • Rachna Yep... It's such a disgrace what's happening. Makes me only worry about the stuff we don't know yet
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New rules to prevent fish fraud coming our way!
3yr foodsafetynews.com