January 27, 2014
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Do you know what’s in your fish oil supplement?

One testing company shows that labels aren’t as concise as they should be. Continue reading

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September 18, 2013
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Does this look like organic egg production to you?

“Cage free”, “free range”, “organic”. There’s always been some ambiguity around these labels. So what does organic egg production really look like? Continue reading

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July 18, 2013
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Recommended calorie information on menus does not improve consumer choices

Researchers recently put menu labels to the test by investigating whether providing diners with recommended calorie intake information along with the menu items caloric content would improve their food choices. The study showed that recommended calorie… Continue reading

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July 10, 2013
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‘Wasted’ and ‘hammered’ versus ‘buzzed’ and ‘tipsy’ is more than just semantics

Prior research found that women tended to use moderate self-referral terms for intoxication, whereas men used heavy terms. New findings confirm that men’s drinking is generally described in terms indicative of excessive consumption while women tend to … Continue reading

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June 13, 2013
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Maine passes second GMO label law in the U.S.

The road to mandatory labels is still long, with a 5-state trigger before the requirement goes into effect. Continue reading

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November 20, 2012
by Tiffany Traynum
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Give Thanks to Your Food Visionary – Nominate Them for a 2013 Growing Green Award!

Tiffany Traynum, Program Assistant, San Francisco

The holiday season is my favorite time of year. You could easily argue that there are other seasons as equally stunning as winters on the west coast, but there is undoubtedly no other t… Continue reading

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October 8, 2010
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What Will FTC’s Revised ‘Green Guides’ Mean for Consumers?

On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released its first revision of its Green Guides since 1998. The revised Guides address how environmental marketing claims can be used on products and their advertising, and were created to protect consumers from misleading claims. “In short, for many products, confusion abounds – we don’t always get what [...] Continue reading

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September 22, 2010
by Recycling
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Could New Labels Boost Lackluster Recycling Rates?

Earlier this year, we found that one of the top reasons why people don’t recycle is simply lack of convenience and know-how. While recycling may be second nature to some, many consumers are unaware of what goes in what bin and if it truly is,…
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