Issue: 2017

Modified: A journey into the heart of food

October 26th, 2017
By Arianne Pfoutz

Filmmaker Aube Giroux began this project with a question: why are genetically modified organisms not labeled in Canada or the U.S., despite being labeled in 64 other countries? The result is a visually beautiful, informative foray into the facts about GMOs, efforts to have them labeled, and how individuals are protecting the choice—and quality—of what […]

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A full belly nourishes a full soul

October 26th, 2017
By Arianne Pfoutz

Soulfull Project’s nutritious hot cereal a boon to food banks

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Number of U.S. certified organic farms increased 13 percent in 2017

October 26th, 2017

Domestic production of organic corn and soybeans increasing to help reduce dependence on imports

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Whitewash book reveals “strategic deception” about safety of Roundup weed-killer

October 26th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

Glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, is the most widely used herbicide in the U.S. with more than 300 million pounds sprayed every year, mostly with Monsanto’s Roundup Ready genetically modified crops. Despite Monsanto’s claims of safety, there have been growing concerns about negative health and environmental impacts of glyphosate, backed by a […]

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New certification aims to make organic regenerative

October 26th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

Regenerative Organic Certification fills gaps in organic rules around soil health, worker fairness, and animal welfare.

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The Green Grocer: small but powerful voice for health and wholeness

September 28th, 2017
By Arianne Pfoutz

Independent natural retailers keep the conversation going

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Food companies say GMO labels having no impact on product sales

September 28th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

Contrary to industry claims, GMO labels aren’t scaring off consumers, according to food companies and published research

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Should non-GMO also mean non-GMO fed?

September 28th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

Are companies that label dairy products “non-GMO” but don’t source milk from cows raised on non-GMO feed misleading consumers?

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It’s time to invest in organic grain handling infrastructure

September 28th, 2017

By Kellee James and Rachel Storey, Mercaris It is a well-known fact that there is an insufficient domestic supply of organic grains, leading to increased dependency on imports. But what if American farmers were suddenly able to meet growing U.S. demand? Would current infrastructure be ready or able to accommodate increased supply? As a starting […]

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A new “Pipeline” to increase organic and non-GMO supply

September 28th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

Pipeline Foods aims to invest in solutions to increase production of regenerative organic agriculture and clean food

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