With Food, Simple is Always Good, Right?

With Food, Simple is Always Good, Right?

This is a guest blog post by Bruce Bradley Food companies are some of the savviest trend spotters around. They literally spend Hundreds of MILLIONS of dollars tracking and following trends. In fact, in some cases, they even help create … Continue reading

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10 Nutrition Label Improvements the FDA MUST Implement

10 Nutrition Label Improvements the FDA MUST Implement

The FDA is planning a minor facelift to the 20 year old nutrition label. When nutrition labels were introduced into the market, the food industry battled vehemently against them, while the government and health organizations explained that providing detailed information … Continue reading

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The FDA Wants YOU! Help Improve Nutrition Labeling

The FDA Wants YOU! Help Improve Nutrition Labeling

Help the FDA Improve NUTRITION FACTS LABELS The FDA is reconsidering the Nutrition Facts Panel. Almost 20 years after the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990, and with soaring rates of obesity, one could argue that the goals of … Continue reading

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10 Things the FDA Can Do to Improve Nutrition Labeling

10 Things the FDA Can Do to Improve Nutrition Labeling

Last week, the FDA  hinted it would be seriously looking at regulating Front of Pack (FOP) nutrition labeling systems. As a result, Smart Choices called it quits, and other programs are “on alert”. The FDA’s involvement can be of great … Continue reading

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On the heels of Yoplait, Dannon to Remove Growth Hormone from Dairy Products

On the heels of Yoplait, Dannon to Remove Growth Hormone from Dairy Products

More good news for consumers. Dannon, manufacturer of 100 dairy products such as Activia, Light & Fit, DanActive and Danimals, will stop using milk from cows injected with bovine growth hormones (rBST / rGBH). The plan is to be 100% … Continue reading

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Yoplait Yogurts to Become rBGH Free (Yes, that’s a good thing)

Yoplait Yogurts to Become rBGH Free (Yes, that’s a good thing)

General Mills, parent company of Yoplait brand yogurts, announced this week that it will stop using milk from cows treated with rBGH (recombinant bovine growth hormone). The announcement covers the entire product line and will be fully implemented by August: … Continue reading

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