As we reported last week, the Senate defeated a bill that would have made the labeling of genetically modified products optional for food companies while nullifying state laws regulating GMO transparency. Had it passed, the so-called Denying Americans the Right to Know, or “DARK.” Act would have been a huge win for biotech companies like Monsanto ...
We’ve been trying not to keep you in the dark about a scary bill that has been lurking in the halls of Congress for the last year or so—the so-called “Denying Americans the Right to Know,” or DARK Act. To bring you up to speed, the DARK Act was just the latest effort by large-scale food and biotech ...
The food companies and their political proxies are relentless.
With the rise of genetically modified organisms, harmful pesticides pervading produce crops, and the added expense of “going organic,” a simple trip to the grocery store can turn into a whirlwind of confusion. Then there’s the underlying question: Is organic food actually better for you?
The hits keep coming for Monsanto—and not in a good way.
Just three weeks after 19 European countries told the European Union they wanted no part of a new genetically modified crop, we were reminded this week how our federal government feels about “frankenfood.”
You never forget your first time. You tell yourself, “That won’t be me. I would never do that. I’m not that type of person.” And then, before you know it…you are. You’ve become the person that polishes off an entire family-size bag of sour cream and onion chips in one sitting.
One of the greatest byproducts of the ongoing “good food” movement is the way the conversation has brought out a consumer curiosity and concern about how food gets to our tables. It’s safe to say that more Americans than ever in recent history want to peel back the layers of the industrial food system to ...
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