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Friday, May 6, 2016

This week, Grist offered its opinion about the biggest debates in food policy. But many of the biggest kitchen-table issues weren’t on the list, including climate change, farm pollution, food safety, animal welfare, and the fate of food and farm workers.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Nothing sets off the chemical agriculture industry like questioning its heavy dependence on toxic pesticides. Every year, when EWG releases our Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce , the Alliance for Food and Farming, or AFF, goes on the attack. The AFF is a front group for the major conventional fruit and vegetable growers that produce the crops consistently on EWG’s Dirty Dozen list of foods that have the most pesticide residues.

Monday, April 25, 2016

All of us who like mushrooms let out a big gasp last week after learning that a GMO mushroom could wind up on our dinner tables without any notice or label.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Demand for organic food is soaring – so much so that Costco is running out of it.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Candy giant Mars Inc., maker of the iconic brands M&Ms and Snickers, announced today that it will soon begin labeling products that contain genetically modified ingredients.

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