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September 15, 2016

 

The Rest Of Food Industry Pays For Lots Of Research, Too

A new study reveals the sugar industry's efforts 50 years ago to shape opinion on how sugar affects health. Today, companies continue to fund nutrition studies.

September 6, 2012

organic shmorganic 

No Link Between Organics And Human Health, Study Says

A new research meta-analysis shows no health benefits to eating organic. Critics say it misses the point.

August 6, 2012

Label Litigation 

Two Mothers Fight General Mills Over “Natural” Snack Foods

What is "natural"? Food marketers' slippery use of this word is the subject of a legal case in California.

June 13, 2012

Fighting The Man 

Foodies Aren’t Sold On FDA’s Updated Strategic Plan

What upcoming changes may you see in how the government regulates the food industry?

February 12, 2012

Sticker Shock 

Is Walmart’s Nutrition Labeling Great For You?

Walmart is rolling out the "Great for You" sticker on healthy food this spring. What is "great for you?"

December 1, 2011

Future Food Policy 

Afterlife Of The Secret Farm Bill

The demise of a Farm Bill drafted in secrecy means the next version will go through standard Congressional channels, which has mixed implications for farmers.

July 11, 2011

Clean Food 

Clean, Cook, Chill, Separate To Prevent Food Borne Illness

In the wake of the recent E. coli outbreak in Europe, the US government is launching a campaign to raise awareness of safe food handling procedures.

February 15, 2011

Let's Move! 

Let’s Move! Celebrates One Year, Turns To Restaurants

As Let's Move! celebrates its first year, we look at its past progress and its goals for the future.

November 30, 2010

Food Policy 

Senate Passes Food Safety Modernization Act (S. 510)

The Food Safety Modernization Act (S. 510), one of the few pieces of legislation from this Congress with bipartisan support, passed the Senate Tuesday.

November 29, 2010

Food Politics 

Senate Expected To Vote On Food Safety Bill Today

The Senate could seal the fate of the Food Safety Modernization Act could today. Supporters and opponents are both making waves in anticipation of the vote.

November 26, 2010

Food Policy Discussion 

Food Safety Bill, Conversation With Marion Nestle

Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics, answers questions and makes predictions about the Food Safety Modernization Act waiting for a vote in the Senate.

October 14, 2010

School Lunch 

It’s National School Lunch Week!

To celebrate the National School Food Program's successes, the USDA is hosting a number of activities this week to promote advances and benefits of the program.

September 28, 2010

School Lunch 

The Powerful Position Of Schools To Influence Nutrition

School meals have a huge influence over the nutritional well-being of children. How can you make a difference?

July 13, 2010

Interviews 

Marion Nestle (Part 2): Food Policy, Local Food & Food Labeling

Earth Eats recently spoke with Marion Nestle, in the second part of our interview, she talks about food policy, the local food movement and food labeling

July 9, 2010

Interviews 

Marion Nestle (Part 1): Raw Milk, School Food & What To Feed Your Pets

Earth Eats recently spoke with Marion Nestle about everything from the raw milk debate to pet food to food labeling. This is the first part of the interview.

May 20, 2010

Food Policy 

Food Manufacturers To Trim A Trillion Calories From American Diet

The White House has signed an agreement with food and beverage industry leaders to cut 1 trillion calories from the American diet by 2012.

May 6, 2010

Genetically Modified Crops 

Some Weeds Are Now “Roundup Ready” Too

A New York Times article reports at least 10 species of weeds in 22 states have built up resistance to the Monsanto's popular pesticide, Roundup.

February 12, 2010

Healthy Lifestyle Choices 

Connections Between Commercial Television And Childhood Obesity

A new study finds that the consumption of commercial television by children may be a contributing factor to childhood obesity.

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