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Are America’s Nutrition Professionals in the Pocket of Big Food?

Are America’s Nutrition Professionals in the Pocket of Big Food?

Food Democracy Now! Ever have that creeping feeling that those in charge of watching over our food supply or making recomendations about what constitutes a healthy diet have lost their way? Sadly, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ looks like it has fallen sway to big money corporate contributions and sponsorships from Big Food like junk […]

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    World’s Cheapest Food Is in the U.S.—But at What Cost?

    World’s Cheapest Food Is in the U.S.—But at What Cost?

    Food Freedom By Dr. Mercola In 2010, Americans spent just over 9 percent of their disposable income on food (5.5 percent at home and 3.9 percent eating out).1 This is a dramatically lower percentage spent just decades ago in the early 1960s, when more than 17 percent was spent on food, and even more of […]

    Organic Milk—Are You Getting What You Pay For?

    Organic Milk—Are You Getting What You Pay For?

    Animal Welfare Approved By Andrew Gunther On the heels of a previous report highlighting the lack of enforcement and oversight in our food system, the U.S. Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) new report on whether milk marketed as organic actually meets the National Organic Program’s (NOP) standards is a real wake-up call to the organic […]

    Occupy Our Food Supply a Resounding Success

    Occupy Our Food Supply a Resounding Success

    Rainforest Action Network Organizers called the Feb. 27 Occupy our Food Supply day of action a resounding success. The day included more than 100 events across the globe, united an unprecedented alliance of more than 60 Occupy groups and 30 environmental, food and corporate accountability organizations, and featured prominent voices including Indian environmentalist Vandana Shiva, […]

    The Food Movement Speaks With One Voice—Occupy Our Food Supply

    The Food Movement Speaks With One Voice—Occupy Our Food Supply

    Rainforest Action Network On Feb. 27, an unprecedented alliance of more than 60 Occupy groups and 30 environmental, food and corporate accountability organizations will join together for Occupy our Food Supply, a global day of action resisting the corporate control of food systems. The call to Occupy our Food Supply, facilitated by Rainforest Action Network, […]

    Check Out a Teaser of the New Project by the Director of Food, Inc.

    Check Out a Teaser of the New Project by the Director of Food, Inc.

    Nourishing the Planet Check out this latest video from the Just Label It! campaign to encourage the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to label genetically engineered food. Labels Matter, part of a new project by director of Food, Inc., Robert Kenner, tells the story of three consumers who share a belief in the right to […]