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USDA Mandates Nutrition Labels on Meat and Poultry

Packaging for many ground or chopped meat and poultry products will now feature nutrition facts panels, according to a new rule established by the...

Budget Concerns Arise For Food Safety Act

Washington, D.C.—The Food Safety Modernization Act, since WholeFoods last updated its status in January, has been signed into law by President Barack Obama. But,...

Update: World Food Prices Enter “Danger Territory”

New York, NY—The United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has further increased existing concern over world food supply and prices by announcing...

Grocery Briefs: March 2011

According to the USDA’s latest organic dairy market report, organic milk now accounts for 3.2% of all milk sales. Organic sales had risen nearly...

Grocery Briefs: February 2011

In an effort to avoid excess waste, Kashi Company, La Jolla, CA, has reduced packaging material on several of its products by as much...

R.W. Knudsen Celebrates 50 Years

Chico, CA—Natural fruit beverage manufacturer R.W. Knudsen will commemorate its 50th anniversary in business with consumer promotions throughout the year. Efforts so...

Parents Purchasing More Organic Food, Wider Variety

Brattleboro, VT—A jointly sponsored study by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) and KIWI magazine found that U.S. families are enjoying organic food in greater...

Court Orders Destruction of Illegal GM Sugar Beets

A federal judge has deemed the continued planting of genetically modified (GM) sugar beets, supplied solely by Monsanto, to be in violation of a...

Climate Talks Held, Under the Radar

The 16th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP16, for short) was held recently in Cancun, Mexico....

Omega-3-Rich Fish Saves Eyes

Baltimore, MD—New research, led by Sheila K. West, Ph.D., suggests age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may be affected by regularly eating fish and seafood with...

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