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July 15, 2016

 

pretzels

Food Companies, Farm Groups Happy With Looser GMO Label Bill

Many food companies began labeling food that has genetically-modified ingredients in anticipation of a Vermont law that kicked in July 1.

July 13, 2016

 

March

House Expected To Vote This Week On GMO Disclosure Bill

Some say Senate Bill 764 is a step in the right direction for GMO-label advocates, but others say the bill isn’t enough.

July 7, 2016

 

Ronnie Russell

Midwest Farmers Fear GMO Labels Will Stigmatize Products

Consumers may view GMO disclosure labels much like surgeon general’s warnings on cigarette packages, despite a recent study showing GMO crops are safe to eat.

June 24, 2016

 

gmo food label

Senators Reach Deal On National GMO Labeling Bill

The new bill would require companies to disclose genetically modified ingredients in foods. Critics dislike that the info does not have to appear on the label.

May 23, 2016

 

food labels

An ‘Added Sugar’ Label Is On The Way For Packaged Food

The Food and Drug Administration has brushed aside industry objections and will require food labels to disclose how much sugar has been added to packaged food.

May 9, 2016

 

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What Is ‘Natural’ Food?

Time is almost up for consumers to tell the FDA what "natural" food means. It's an ancient philosophical question with no easy answers.

August 3, 2015

 

GMO event

GMO Labeling Becomes A ‘Proxy’ For Consumer Preferences

The fight over food containing genetically modified ingredients is at a fever pitch. It includes a little science, lots of money and a food system under fire.

June 4, 2015

 

John Mettler and Sarah Chan

Careful Food Formulation Can Yield Trendy Label Claims

Whether a label says it’s low in fat, produced without hormones, or a good source of protein is largely governed by consumer demand and corporate profit.

June 1, 2015

 

Nathan Davis and Emily Hurban

Where Do Processed Foods Come From?

A class at Iowa State University encourages students to invent a new food product and demonstrate how they would take it to the marketplace.

May 6, 2015

 

panera bread

Panera Cuts ‘Fake Food’ From Its Menu

Dubbed the "No No List," Panera has decided to eliminate over 150 ingredients from its menu by 2016.

May 6, 2015

 

michael moss

Greater Health Awareness Slowly Changing Food Giant Ways

Journalist Michael Moss argues food companies have been deliberately bumping up the salt, sugar and fat levels in processed foods to get us hooked.

August 12, 2014

 

homemade granola

Holy Granoly: Homemade Granola Is Just That Good

I can change the flavor of my granola as much as I like, and I control the ingredients completely. After about five months of eating it, I’m not sick of it yet.

April 20, 2014

 

Lady and Pups

Five Blogs For Unique Eats

We’ve compiled a list of food blogs with inventive recipes utilizing some pretty unique ingredients.

March 24, 2014

Pro Tips 

homemade granola

From Restaurant Chef To Frugal Home Cook

Being a home cook isn't much different from being a chef. I want to make delicious dishes from scratch that will last several meals and not break the bank.

March 17, 2014

Plan, Cook, Shop, Eat 

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Meal Planning Is Not Lame

Life is better when I plan what we eat. It saves us money, regulates what we put in our bodies and means my kitchen is always stocked with good food.

February 8, 2013

Hydrate, Don't Brominate 

Empty gatorade cup dropped on the track, lying on its side.

Teen Gets Gatorade To Change Recipe

In response to a Mississippi teenager's demands, the beverage company has announced it will no longer use a controversial chemical in its sports drinks.

October 10, 2011

Caffeine Crackdown 

A row of six empty energy-drink cans on a table, including Budget Energy Drink, Trojka Energy, an undetermined brand in a yellow and blue can, Power Bat, Prix Garantie Energy Drink, and Red Bull.

Canada Cracks Down On Energy Drinks

Health Canada has imposed new requirements on energy drinks, which must now disclose their ingredients on their labels and limit their caffeine levels.

July 9, 2011

Kitchen Genius 

Julia Child

How To Be A Rockstar In The Kitchen A La Julia Child

Are you ready to release your inner Julia and become a rockstar in your kitchen?

June 3, 2011

Cookie Controversy 

Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scouts Ignoring Demands For Greener Cookies

Thin Mints started tasting funnier once it became clear that Girl Scouts was using palm oil in all of its recipes and censoring scouts' concerns about it.

February 10, 2011

Controversial Dessert 

whoopie-pie

Whoopie Pies Could Become Top Dessert In Maine

A bill to name whoopie pies Maine's state dessert has started a debate over whether the treats are too unhealthy.

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