Its worth repeating from time to time that California-based Mann’s Fresh Vegetables removed the “non-GMO” label off of its products
I just hit a milestone: my 30th anniversary as a lettuce grower [raucous applause?]. First as a young tyke at the family farm, and later in the wondrous, climate controlled college greenhouse. The latter was hydroponic, far removed from my conventional rearing. Fortunately, the experience I had amassed in the field was easily “convertible” into […]
A new poll out of Michigan State shows that food labels influence the purchasing behavior of most Americans.
There’s a growing popularity of “free-from” labels, ones that focus on what’s not in our food, rather than what is in it.
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb took to Twitter on Tuesday to offer some initial thoughts on food labeling, particularly as it pertains to labels on organic products and other items touting “free” characteristics, such as antibiotic free and hormone free. Essentially, those words that are used to influence consumers’ purchases. The FDA’s hope is to […]
I have a crisis of conscience. Because of a tick-borne disease I contracted last year, I am no longer able to eat beef, pork, or dairy products without getting an allergic reaction. The past few months have been spent searching for alternatives, which often means selecting vegan options that tend to be inferior in taste […]
I live in a super tiny town, about 1,000 people with no stoplight in the whole county. I’m 89 miles away from the closest Starbucks and pretty limited on what to purchase when it comes to food. Therefore, it may sound silly to the average city person, but I usually buy chicken breast at the […]