The U.S. Department of Agriculture quietly dropped its plan to begin testing food for the world’s most popular herbicide, glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s RoundUp.
Papa John’s Pizza just made the news announcing organic offerings, but Tokyo Joe’s is already operating in the “free-from” food space.
Another class-action lawsuit against Mylan has been filed for scheming to eliminate meaningful competition, evergreening the EpiPen patents and forestalling education initiatives for novel devides, using illegal exclusive dealing agreement to shut out competitors.
Breaking Research: Emerging Science Highlights Serious and Growing Health Risks That Herbicides Pose to Women & Children
New evidence presented today at a pediatric research conference in Washington D.C. highlights growing concern over sharply rising herbicide use and risks to pregnant women and children, especially those living in the rural Midwest.
In the last 6 months, I have been part of FoodBytes, a competition hosted by Rabobank, that brings the best and the brightest ideas in food+tech, ag+tech to the stage. In these competitions, the entrepreneurs not only pitch their business ideas, but they also are judged by a panel of judges and coached by a team…
Kind Snacks Founder Creates Organization to Promote Public Health by Countering Food Industry Propaganda
Daniel Lubetzky, the Founder and CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks (KIND), has announced the launch of Feed the Truth. Established as an independent organization to improve public health by making truth, transparency and integrity the foremost values in today’s food system.
Because of soil depletion, crops grown decades ago were much richer in vitamins and minerals than the varieties most of us get today. So what does that mean for our health? A lot.
In a country that never mentions food when talking about health care, I couldn’t help but wonder what the comedian, Jim Gaffigan, would say about everything that went down this week in DC. I found myself flipping through some old clips and landed on this one. His take on “health care,” kale and food trends is…
Here is a recap of this year’s ExpoWest previewing the future of food.
On International Women’s Day, I just want to give a shout out to the women that I work with on a regular basis and those who have inspired me countless times through the years.