Archive for June, 2011

De-Funding the New Food Safety Law

June 30th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on De-Funding the New Food Safety Law

The new Food Safety Law, the most significant overhaul of our food safety system in over 70 years, has been defunded by the current House of Representatives.

When Money Talks

June 24th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on When Money Talks

Is “Big Food’s” Big Money Influencing the Science of Nutrition?

The Changing Consumer

June 22nd, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on The Changing Consumer

While overall food dollar sales are down in the U.S., organic and natural foods showed pretty healthy increases during 2010.

Can Your Kids Cook?

June 17th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on Can Your Kids Cook?

This compelling video with Jamie Oliver makes the case that we should be teaching our children the art of cooking to prevent obesity.

Good Answers to Organic Questions

June 16th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on Good Answers to Organic Questions

In this month’s Beneath the Soil video series the focus is on how to best answer some of the key questions from shoppers who purchase organic and natural foods.

Cows Breast-Feeding Babies . . . Sorta’

June 10th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on Cows Breast-Feeding Babies . . . Sorta’

China Genetically Modifies Cows To Make Human Breast Milk.

It’s Time To Label GM Foods!

June 8th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on It’s Time To Label GM Foods!

A new study is raising more concerns about the safety of genetically modified crops. The research found Bt toxin, present in many GM crops, in human blood.

The 2012 Olympics and Anaerobic Digestion

June 3rd, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | 1 Comment »

The 2012 Olympics in London will feature compostable packaging for some of the food sold on-site during the games as part of its latest sustainability drive.

Another Way to Serve

June 1st, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | 1 Comment »

Soldiers-turned-farmers are reporting less stress, no depression, no drug needs, and no loss of sleep – all a result of the natural healing of farming.