organic food

Organic VS Non-GMO

It’s exhausting; I know. The dilemma of choices is in our face on a daily basis. Organic, non-organic, GMO, non-GMO; local, pasteured, grass-fed, hormone-free, antibiotic-free.

 

It could curl your hair!

 

Well, for me, The Cultivator newlsetter has solved the dilemma once and for all and it’s a beautiful thing.

 

Answering most-asked questions, they addressed the issue or what organic is and what it isn’t. Their research and education efforts support the integrity of the organic label.

 

The DARK Act Passes…Now What?

I was traveling through Sicily when I heard the news. What has been dubbed as The DARK Act (Denying Americans the Right to Know) or HR 1599 (Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015) passed with a majority of votes, backed largely by House Republicans. The vote is discouraging: 250-150, not exactly what might be called close.

If GMO Labeling Is a Con, Then Con Me, Please

Did everyone see the article on Gawker last week proclaiming that organizations demanding mandatory labelling on foods containing GMO’s is simply a con to get consumers to purchase more organic foods? (Like that would be a bad thing…)

 

You know, I always try to be nice and to take the high road, meet people where they are and not judge. But GMO proponents just kill me with their slimy rhetoric.

 

The Farm Markets Are Coming! The Farm Markets Are Coming!

Depending on where you live, it’s still on the early side to trek to the weekly farm market in your town. But it’s certainly the time to get your hands on share of the yield. If you live in California, Miami or other warm locales, you are in farm market heaven year-round!

 

If GMO Food Is So Great and So Safe, Just Label It

It’s National Nutrition Month, thirty-one days dedicated to helping people make healthier choices in life. I see it as a time to refresh our commitment to wellness but also as a time to pay attention to the food we eat…and what’s in it.

 

We should be nervous about the future of our food…and asking a lot of questions…one of which is ‘What’s a GMO and why is it in my food?’

 

Plants or animals that have had their genetic makeup altered to exhibit traits that are not naturally theirs.

What’s In Your Food?

Do you know what you’re really eating?

“Imagine if waiters told you the truth about your dinner order. They’d probably start like this: