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.
One by one, European Union member states stepped out in defiance against Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow and the rest of the biotech mafia last week.
Walk through the aisles of any supermarket, and a fire hose of attention-grabbing labels accosts your senses. These days, food companies are all about using their packaging to seize on many shoppers’ desire to feed their families clean, nutritious foods.
From the dawn of the age of industrial agriculture more than a half-century ago, to the politicians protecting the interests of companies like Monsanto and McDonald’s today, every American has felt the impact of Big Food’s lobbying efforts in Washington, D.C. and at state houses across the nation.
America has spoken, but (surprise!) Congress isn’t listening. A whopping 93 percent of Americans favor a law requiring foods containing genetically modified organisms to be labeled. But instead, lawmakers are marching forward with a bill that actually makes it illegal for states to pass labeling laws.
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 ...
Recent advances in technology don’t stop at smart watches or 3-D printing — we can engineer just about everything in this world, including our food.
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