Vermont Will Be The First State to Mandate GMO Labeling

Vermont Will Be The First State to Mandate GMO Labeling

Vermont is just one step away from mandatory labeling of food with genetically modified ingredients – the signing into law by governor Peter Shumlin who supports the initiative. Once enacted, the law will require food manufacturers to properly label their … Continue reading

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Congrats Connecticut! First State to Pass GMO Labeling Law

Congrats Connecticut! First State to Pass GMO Labeling Law

But before we rejoice, there is a caveat. Since Connecticut is tiny (3.5 million people), labeling products just for sale in that state would be problematic. So the law will only go into effect when 4 other states adopt similar … Continue reading

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Breaking Story – Smart Choices Calls it Quits!

Breaking Story – Smart Choices Calls it Quits!

Update [Wednesday morning 10/27]: General Mills has thrown in the towel as well. Just last week, at the annual ADA conference, Susan Crocket, PhD, RD the company’s Senior VP of Health and Nutrition defended the program’s integrity with deep fervor. … Continue reading

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“Smart Choices” Label Target of Connecticut Attorney General

“Smart Choices” Label Target of Connecticut Attorney General

Connecticut’s Attorney General, Richard Blumenthal, is not happy with the Smart Choices front of package labeling system. He too cannot understand how such a system, designed to help consumer choose healthier foods allows Froot Loops to be considered nutritious. He … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Supermarkets adopt NuVal Nutritional Scoring System

Price Chopper Supermarkets adopt NuVal Nutritional Scoring System

Northeast supermarket chain Price Chopper, is rolling out NuVal, a nutritional scoring system today. The 114 store chain operates in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania. The aim of NuVal and other nutritional scoring systems is to … Continue reading

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