food labels

Food certification labels do not indicate better nutrition or quality. These labels cannot guarantee better human nutrition or health; they are marketing devices using a set of standards concerned with one or more of the following
Words and phrases such as ‘natural,’ ‘healthy,’ ‘sustainable,’ ‘whole grain,’ ‘humane,’ and [the product of] ‘family farms’ are regularly used on food packaging.
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“The objective of my invention is to furnish a vegetable substitute for meat which shall possess equal or greater nutritive value in equal or more favorable form for digestion and assimilation and which shall contain the
Imagine wandering through the grocery store, and your eye catches a flashy label on a bottle of orange juice: "Does not contain CYANIDE." What would you think?
I recently testified to the USDA about food labels for products made using animal cell culture techniques. The testimony is below.
In 2008 New York City became the first to require the posting of calorie counts in restaurants.
I voted to legalize recreational marijuana in the State of Washington. My general belief is that adults should be allowed to do whatever they want to do, as long as they aren't harming anybody else.
Science writers have long suspected that the anti-GMO movement is linked to the anti-vaccine movement. Indeed, both are predicated upon one of the biggest myths in modern society: "Natural is better."1
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