Real Not Phony Food Archives

  • Jul 30, 2020 19

    You Can Stop Fake Organics

    A new proposed rule will strengthen organic enforcement—it needs our support. Action Alert! The rule, put together by the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), is urgently needed given widespread fraud that has been reported in the organics industry. The level of deception has reached ...

  • Feb 13, 2020 20

    Victory: Ag-Gag Law Ruled Unconstitutional

    …this time it’s a thirty-year-old law in Kansas. State-based action alerts! A federal court in Kansas has ruled that the state’s “ag-gag” law is unconstitutional. The tide is indeed turning against these terrible laws, but there are still states where this legislation needs to be remove...

  • Nov 7, 2019 65

    Children’s Food Doused with Carcinogen

    We are, quite literally, poisoning our kids. Action Alert! Testing of children’s breakfast cereals from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has found that major brands, such as General Mills’ Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios, are contaminated with high levels of glyphosate, the active ingred...

  • Sep 26, 2019 13

    Moms Across America— Setting a Gold Standard

    Moms Across America’s new food and supplement certification will help consumers choose products from companies that are committed to the goals of the natural health movement. Action Alert! Our friends at Moms Across America have launched an exciting project called the Gold Standard. This standa...

  • Sep 12, 2019 51

    Keep Organics GMO Free

    Several important issues are coming before the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) this fall—let’s make sure industry interests don’t prevail. Action Alert! The NOSB will hold its fall 2019 meeting in late October. NOSB is the governing board created by Congress that reviews all synthet...

  • Aug 29, 2019 111

    What Makes the “Impossible Burger” Possible?

    Behind the approval of the plant-based burger that will be hitting store shelves soon. Action Alert! Plant-based meat products seem to be all the rage. They are billed as a healthier, more environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional meat, and the fad is catching on. Fast-food giant Burger...

  • Jul 8, 2019 82

    Feds Loosen GMO Rules

    New actions from the federal government will unleash even more genetically modified food on the public. Action Alert! President Trump recently signed an executive order to make it easier for genetically engineered (GE) plants and animals to enter the food supply. This follows a proposed rule issu...

  • Jul 8, 2019 0

    Feds Further Muddy GMO Transparency

    New actions from the federal government will unleash even more genetically modified food on the public. Action Alert! President Trump recently signed an executive order to make it easier for genetically engineered (GE) plants and animals to enter the food supply. This follows a proposed rule issu...

  • Jul 8, 2019 13

    Want to Live Longer?

    More evidence that food is medicine! Recent work from esteemed nutrition researcher Dr. Harry Preuss (who serves on ANH-USA’s Board of Directors) demonstrates that maintaining low levels of insulin resistance is crucial to staving off chronic illnesses and other negative consequences of aging. ...

  • Mar 28, 2019 0

    Frankenfish Coming to a Store Near You

    And you might not even realize you are serving it to your family. Action Alert! The FDA has removed the last roadblock to genetically engineered (GE) salmon hitting supermarket shelves. The GE salmon will have to follow the labeling guidelines spelled out in the GMO labeling law passe...