Whew, what a year just went by. Here are some of the stories we ran that got the most of your attention:
California citizens failed to pass a GMO labeling law, but the spotlight on genetically modified foods will continue to shine brightly in the years to come
Starbucks junkies threw a fit when they discovered red bugs were being used to color strawberry fraps.
A Houston blogger initiated a petition to remove Pink Slime from ground beef products in schools and led to the shuttering of the slime factory.
The FDA and FTC got some teeth? See crackdown on Nutella and other food companies for overstating health claims or simply lying.
The OMG Diet stirred controversy because it seemed to lead young women down an anorexic path.
Vegetarian, vegan, and “less-meat-arian” diets inched a bit more into the food culture mainstream, preparing us for a plant based future.
We’ll say goodbye to this year with a hilarious parody on the famous Gangnam Style Youtube clip. It tells the story of a young man who becomes a vegetarian (Gamba is a bell pepper in Hebrew). Be sure to turn on the captions: