More About: 'Food Policy'

What Does “Natural” Mean On Food Labels?
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What Does “Natural” Mean On Food Labels?

Although many supermarket staples can contain preservatives and chemical ingredients, there’s also a good selection that’s nutritious and natural ...

Why Stopping the Dakota Access Pipeline Is Important—and How You Can Help
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Why Stopping the Dakota Access Pipeline Is Important—and How You Can Help

Across the plains of North Dakota, thousands of people have gathered with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in recent months to protest construction of a ...

Finally, the USDA Says It Will Allow Some Online Retailers to Accept SNAP
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Finally, the USDA Says It Will Allow Some Online Retailers to Accept SNAP

In a much-anticipated move, today the USDA announced a first-of-its-kind pilot program that will allow recipients of the Supplemental ...

5 Food Policy Issues We Wish the Presidential Candidates Were Talking About
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5 Food Policy Issues We Wish the Presidential Candidates Were Talking About

With both the Democratic and Republican conventions in the books, we now have our two official presidential nominees: Donald Trump for the GOP ...

Why 2 Influential Foodies Say We’re Making Progress on Food Policy
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Why 2 Influential Foodies Say We’re Making Progress on Food Policy

As we think about the state of our food system, it’s easy to dwell on the problems rather than relish the areas in which it has improved. But while ...

How Going Organic Could Save the Pandas, Elephants, and Other Endangered Species
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How Going Organic Could Save the Pandas, Elephants, and Other Endangered Species

In case you need another reason to support organic food and fight the use of pesticides in our food supply, here’s a doozy: it could save the ...

The USDA Just Gave Americans a Grade on Healthy Eating—And It’s Not Pretty
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The USDA Just Gave Americans a Grade on Healthy Eating—And It’s Not Pretty

It’s no secret that the Standard American Diet—including lots of processed foods, sugar, salt, and fat—is not doing us any favors in the ...

6 Different Reasons Monsanto Has Been Sued Over the Years
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6 Different Reasons Monsanto Has Been Sued Over the Years

Earlier this month, the Portland, Ore. City Council passed a unanimous resolution to allow a city attorney to sue Monsanto for producing the chemical ...

Why Aren’t the Presidential Candidates Talking About Food?
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Why Aren’t the Presidential Candidates Talking About Food?

No matter what your political affiliation, we can all agree the 2016 race for the White House has been equal parts fascinating, wacky ...

1 Million More Americans Might Have Their Food Benefits Revoked
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1 Million More Americans Might Have Their Food Benefits Revoked

For tens of millions of low-income Americans, a monthly Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefit—formerly known as food stamps—is a ...

A Strike Against Transparency: USDA Ends ‘Country of Origin’ Labeling for Beef and Pork
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A Strike Against Transparency: USDA Ends ‘Country of Origin’ Labeling for Beef and Pork

Maybe you haven’t noticed, but head to the supermarket and browse the meat cooler, paying close attention to the ...

New Study Confirms: Smaller Portions Help Us Lose Weight
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New Study Confirms: Smaller Portions Help Us Lose Weight

One needn’t look further than a monstrous fast-food combo meal, a table at the Cheesecake Factory, or the typical Thanksgiving dinner to know that ...