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Busted: Food Myths Brought to You By Corporate Front Groups

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Over the past few months, I’ve been writing about Proposition 37, the California initiative that would require foods made through genetic engineering to be labeled, a policy that is common sense in 61 other countries, but has been denied to Americans thanks to lobbying by Big Biotech. One of the most prominent food myths perpetuated… Continue Reading

Preparation Underway for Second Annual Food Day

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For the second year running, chefs, authors, filmmakers, consumer groups, animal welfare advocates, policymakers and other proponents of the food movement are gearing up to celebrate Food Day, a national occasion to raise awareness surrounding food issues – from hunger to sustainability to nutrition. Food Day, launched for the first time last year by the… Continue Reading

Food Day Fuels National Appetite for Health

Monday marked the first annual Food Day, an occasion dedicated to celebrating healthy eating and local food. The observance – launched by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) and supported by more than 120 partner organizations – was intended to start a dialogue about a host of issues surrounding food, from making… Continue Reading

Food Day Signals Thumbs Down to ‘Terrible Ten’

Monday, October 24, is Food Day and much of what its organizers would like to eliminate in the American diet was spelled out Thursday by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, the force behind the new, national day to rally for healthy, affordable food. In advance of the upcoming Food Day events, CSPI… Continue Reading