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Why the ‘Non-GMO’ Label is Organic’s Frenemy

Why the ‘Non-GMO’ Label is Organic’s Frenemy

| February 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

Non-genetically modified farming is not organic. It’s a whole lot cheaper and essentially uses conventional farming techniques. But some consumers think they’re the same thing.

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Nutrition Labels to Get Long-Overdue Tweaks

Nutrition Labels to Get Long-Overdue Tweaks

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

With obesity as a top health priority, the first lady wants clearer labels to help people make healthier choices. Advocates hope food manufacturers will have to provide more details on added sugar.

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What’s The Most Important Thing Food Labels Should Tell Us?

What’s The Most Important Thing Food Labels Should Tell Us?

| November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Food labels have become battlegrounds. Government regulators, companies and food movement activists have been fighting over what belongs on the label. (GMOs? Trans fats? Claims that bran prevents heart disease?) We asked four big thinkers for their dream food label.

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