With the passage of the Healthy, Hungry-Free Kids Act of 2010, in addition to improving school meals, Congress required the U.S. Department of Agriculture to update nearly non-existent nutrition standards on so-called competitive foods.
California Farmers and Ranchers report from the front lines
Quick, what comes to mind when you hear the word “spring?”
Let us count the ways we know spring has arrived… the sight of bright green buds, sturdy se.
In a timely and provocative piece published today in The Atlantic , Cool Foods Campaign Director Diana Donlon highlights the unique potency of agriculture, positioned at the fulcrum of food and climate.
Biotech riders omitted, but organic and other sustainable programs take a major hit
On September 30, 2012 Congress did the unthinkable when it let the 2008 Farm Bill—the legislation that governs national food and farm policy—.
by Rebecca Spector, West Coast Director
Center for Food Safety (CFS) has been fighting for labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods and the public’s “right to know” since its inception fifteen years ago.
“Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier than Conventional Alternatives?” Stanford University researchers attempted to answer this question in their recently released analysis of published literature on the health, nutrition and s.
There has been a parade of headlines lately about the shocking statistic that approximately 40 percent of the food in the United States is thrown away . Even allowing some room for error, this level of waste is staggering on many fronts.
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