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Another Major Food Company Announces Nationwide GMO Labeling

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Wed, 03/23/2016 (All day)
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Shopping & Food

Spring may have only just begun, but the food industry has summer on the mind. In July, Vermont’s mandatory GMO labeling law will go into effect, and with a federal legislative solution looking less likely, companies are trying to figure out how to respond to the new standards. Increasingly, it looks like many in the industry may opt to label GMOs nationwide.

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Could This Be the Food-Waste Diet America Needs?

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Tue, 03/22/2016 (All day)
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Shopping & Food

By this point, you’ve probably heard about the problem: The United States wastes a huge amount of food, as much as $165 billion worth of it every year, or 40 percent of what is produced. In recent years, the issue has received increased attention from environmentalists, the media, and even President Obama, who set a goal to cut food waste in half by 2030.

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Food Companies Claim Victory Against Labeling Initiative in Washington State

Published: 
Thu, 11/07/2013 - 9:06am
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Shopping & Food

Some of the nation’s major food companies declared victory on Wednesday over an initiative in Washington State that would have required labeling of some foods that contain biotech ingredients, although supporters of labeling held out hope that hundreds of thousands of uncounted votes might yet turn the tide.