food politics

Plant-Based Meat: The Cosmetic Color Problem

Plant-Based Meat: The Cosmetic Color Problem

Plant-based meats are touted as the technological solution to the health and environmental problems caused by excessive meat-eating. Venture capital is flooding to what seems like a hot new market. One objection to these products is that they are heavily processed and contain long lists of processing ingredients (my emphasis on the color ingredients). The […]

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    Should Pregnant Women Eat Fish?

    Should Pregnant Women Eat Fish?

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have just issued advice to pregnant women about eating fish. Fatty fish have long-chain omega-3 fatty acids which are good for health. Why You Need Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Your Diet – EcoWatch https://t.co/3VYd0amodm @livestrong @nytimeswell — EcoWatch (@EcoWatch) July 13, […]

    Should the First Amendment Protect the Marketing of Junk Foods to Kids?

    Should the First Amendment Protect the Marketing of Junk Foods to Kids?

    Food Politics By Marion Nestle For some time now, I’ve been arguing that legal scholars ought to be challenging the contention of food corporations that the First Amendment gives them the right to market foods any way they like, even to kids. I simply cannot believe that the founding fathers of the U.S. intended the […]