GMO Label Initiatives: 3 Things Washington is Doing Better than California Did

GMO Label Initiatives: 3 Things Washington is Doing Better than California Did

Will Washington be the first state to mandate GMO Labeling? The state’s ballot initiative 522 is going to the people in November’s elections. The measure would require the labeling of genetically modified foods such as those containing corn and soy, … Continue reading

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GMO Labeling, The Next Generation

GMO Labeling, The Next Generation

Seventy two percent of consumers in the state of Washington have indicated that they would like to know if their food is genetically modified or not. And about 350,000 of them have signed a petition to include GMO labeling in … Continue reading

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Is the Government Setting Us Up to Make Bad Food Choices?

Is the Government Setting Us Up to Make Bad Food Choices?

It costs more to eat healthy, and the government is partially to blame. These are the conclusions of a team of scientists from the University of Washington in Seattle. In a study recently published on Health Affairs, the authors hypothesized … Continue reading

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Why Michelle Obama’s Initiative to Reduce Childhood Obesity Will Fail

Why Michelle Obama’s Initiative to Reduce Childhood Obesity Will Fail

First Lady Michelle Obama has a legacy she wants to leave behind: drastically reducing childhood obesity. Yesterday at a Mayors Conference in Washington DC,  she announced a new initiative in this spirit, to be formally announced in February. After presenting … Continue reading

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